Yvonne M. Robert, 87, of Jaffrey and formerly of Winchendon, died on January 2, 2017 at the Good Shepherd Healthcare Center after a period of declining health.
She was born on September 7, 1929 in Jaffrey, NH, the daughter of Arthur and Bertha (Gagnon) Morin. Yvonne was a 1946 graduate of Murdock High School in Winchendon and had earned an Associate’s Degree in Accounting from Mount Wachusett Community College in Gardner. She had lived in Winchendon until moving to Jaffrey, NH in 1983.
Yvonne had worked as a secretary for the Goodspeed Machine Co. in Winchendon and had also been very active in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Winchendon serving in many roles. She was an avid reader and was most recently a communicant of Saint Patrick Parish in Jaffrey.
In addition to her parents, Yvonne was preceded in death by her husband, Roger E. Robert, and by her son Brian Robert. Her sister Cecile M. Crawford also died earlier.
She is survived by her 2 sons, Bruce Robert his wife Patricia, and Craig S. Robert, all of Winchendon, MA; 2 granddaughters, 4 great grandchildren; her sisters, Rose McGinnis and Georgia Myhaver, both of Jaffrey, and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Friends and family are invited to calling hours on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM at the Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 33 River Street, (Route 202) Jaffrey.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Saint Patrick Church, 89 Main Street, Jaffrey. Rev. Wilfred Deschamps will officiate. Yvonne will be buried with her husband at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Winchendon.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making memorial donations in Yvonne’s name to the Jaffrey-Rindge Memorial Ambulance, PO Box 107, Jaffrey, NH 03452.