Obituaries: Normande St. Hilaire

Normande (Violette) St. Hilaire, 84, of Meriden, passed away on Sunday (June 19, 2016) surrounded by her loving family at Westfield Care and Rehab, Meriden.  Normande was born in Siegas, NB, Canada on February 1, 1932 and was a daughter of the late O’neil and Rosalind (Desjardins) Violette.  She leaves behind her husband of 37 years, Magella St. Hilaire: a daughter and son-in-law: Ginette and Richard Violette, of Bristol; three step-daughters: Jeanne and Donald Dominique, of Meriden, Ida and Richard Zimmer, of Southington and Constance and Mark Brocar, of Bradford, VT; her siblings: Rolande Miller, Gisele Brown, Pauline Zaruba, Carmella Desjardins, Viola Fellin, Roland Violette and Jacqueline Olsen; 9 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.  Funeral services will be held on Friday (June 24, 2016) at 9 AM from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Ann Church, 215 West St, Bristol, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM. Entombment will follow at the Holy Family Mausoleum in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.  Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home on Thursday between 5 and 8 PM.    Please visit Normande’s memorial web-site at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.comSt. Hilarie-DP