It is with deep sadness we announce the passing of our mother, Yvette A (Bastarache) Poirier, 87. Formerly of 125 Connors St., she died peacefully Tuesday evening April 7, 2020 in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home in Gardner.
She was born in Gardner on January 8,1933, daughter of Clovis and Alvina (Maillet) Bastarache. She graduated with the class of 1950 from Gardner High School. She grew up in Gardner and with her husband Ray raised their 5 children. Her and Ray moved to Florida in 1985 and she returned in 2006.
She is predeceased by her husband Joseph R Poirier, a son Glen A. and by many siblings. Yvette leaves 4 daughters, Jeanne Taylor and Brant of Ruidoso Downs, NM Phyllis an d Bill Brown of Westminster, MA, Donna and Ron Reid of Oakland Park FL, and Luann Hudson and John of Fresno CA. She has 1 brother Ernest in CA. She also has 7 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Thank you to the staff at Wachusett Manor and Beacon Hospice for the wonderful care and compassion.
A Mass of Christian Burial at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Baldwinville and burial at St. Johns Cemetery in Gardner will be announced at a later date.
Memorial donations can be made in her name to The Alzheimers Association or Wachusett Manor Activities Fund.
Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St Winchendon is directing arrangements.