Anita Jarvais

Anita Jarvais February 3, 1921 - February 20, 2013 Thompson - Anita Jarvais, 92 of Riverside Drive, Thompson, CT, died Wednesday in a house fire. She was the wife of the late Aldor Jarvais, he died in 1989. She was born February 3, 1921 in Oakland, RI, daughter of the late Henry and Alma (Rondeau) Rivet. She had worked for many years at the Putnam Braid, retiring in 1983. She was a communicant of St Joseph Church in North Grosvenordale and a former communicant of St Mary Church of the Visitation in Putnam. She has made her home in Putnam for over 28 years, moving to Pineview Court Apartments in Thompson, June 1, 1989. She was a member of Ladies Auxiliary of the Putnam VFW Post 1523. She was a loving and caring grandmother and great grandmother and will be missed by all. She leaves her grandchildren: Kirk Deslongchamps and his wife Nancy of Putnam; Scott Deslongchamps and his wife Cindy of Putnam; Todd Deslongchamps of Putnam and Elsa Campoverde of Webster, MA; Anne Thomas and her husband William of Rochdale, MA; a daughter-in-law Gwen Delp of Putnam; great grandchildren: Sarah, Austin, Lauren and her husband James, Derek, Hillary, Wendy, Buddy, Aldor, Samantha and several great great grandchildren; and sisters and a brother. She was predeceased by her daughter Ellen Deslongchamps in 2010. She also leaves all her friends at Pineview Court Apartments and her caregivers from Day Kimball Health and Home Care and Dr. Buttner and his nurse Candice. Calling hours will be Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday at 11:00 AM in St Joseph Church, 12 Main Street, North Grosvenordale, CT, Burial in St Mary Cemetery, Putnam. To share a memory with her family, "Light a Candle" at

Funeral Home

Smith and Walker Funeral Home and Cremation Service
148 Grove Street Putnam, CT 06260
(860) 928-2442

Published in Norwich Bulletin on Feb. 23, 2013