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Percy A. Violette

1935 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Percy A. Violette Obituary

Percy A. Violette, 78, of Plainville, passed away on Monday January 27, 2014 at St. Francis Hospital. Percy was born on May 17, 1935 in Maine, the youngest of Severin and Caroline (Cyr) Violette's 17 children. Mr. Violette worked as a carpenter and upholsterer for most of his life and was well known as a prankster. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Fernande "Fern" (Dubois) Violette, of Plainville; his four daughters, Carol Violette of Plainville, Della Paxi and her husband Martin of Newington, Diane Grey and her husband Patrick of Enoree, SC and Becky Musumano and her husband Chris of Bristol; his grandchildren, Scott Grey and his wife Alison, Susan Grey, Duncan, Cole and Raven Musumano, and Gabriela and Isabel Paxi; his great-grandchildren, Liam and Lucas Grey; his sisters, Theresa Masse, Annie Fongemie and Stella Duplessis and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings Yvonne Masse, Corinne Martin, Gladis Dionne, Jeanne Levesque, Isabelle Beaupre, Gertrude Cote, Jeanette, George, Emil, Marc, Joseph, Abel and Richard Violette. Funeral services will be held on Friday January 31, 2014 at 9AM from O'Brien Funeral Home, 24 Lincoln Ave., Forestville/Bristol followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Matthew Church at 10AM. Family and friends are invited to attend the calling hours on Thursday evening between 5 and 8 PM at O'Brien Funeral Home. To leave a message of condolence, share a memory or a photo, please visit

Published in The Hartford Courant on Jan. 29, 2014
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