Obituaries: Marie Corinne LaFrance


Marie Corinne LaFrance, 68, of Southington, widow of Jean-Louis LaFrance Sr., died January 6, 2017, at the Hospital of Central CT, New Britain Campus.  Marie was born on March 26, 1948 in Madawaska, ME and was a daughter of the late Donat Clavette & Jeannette (Bellefleur) Clavette.  Marie was a longtime Bristol resident prior to moving to Southington and had worked at Rowley Spring and had retired as a Realtor.  Marie enjoyed sewing, going to the casino, playing Bingo, spending her winters in Florida and was an avid camper at Lone Oaks.  Marie is survived by a son and son-in-law: Jean-Louis LaFrance Jr. and Mark Timbro of Southington; a daughter Deborah-Lee and Paul Chasse of Plainville; a brother Richard Clavette of Madawaska, ME; two sisters Rachelle Caron of Fort Kent, ME and Anne Marquis of Frenchville, ME; four grandchildren: Jean-Louis LaFrance III, Chantal LaFrance, Brenton Chasse and Dustin Chasse; one great grandchild; Natalie Rivera-LaFrance; and several nieces and nephews.  In addition to her husband and parents she was predeceased by a brother, Reginald Clavette and a granddaughter; Cassandra Chasse.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 13, 2017, 1 PM at the Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol.  Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, between 11 AM and 1PM.  Please visit Marie’s memorial website at