MANCHESTER - Yvette Pearl Marie Danais Sullivan, 90, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease and a stroke at home on Nov. 5, 2012.
She was the 10th of 11 children born unto John and Alice (Tremblay)Danais, who came to the United States in 1901 from Baie St. Paul, Provence de Quebec, Canada.
Born on June 20, 1922, Yvette was educated locally. She graduated from L'Academie Notre Dame, Central High class of 1941 and the Notre Dame De Lourdes Hospital School of Nursing in 1944.
She married Cornelius (Neal) J. Sullivan in 1945, after he returned from duty in the Pacific.
In her life, she was a daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, homemaker, hostess, a wonderful cook, compassionate nurse and a sharp and witty communicator. She was active in the Hospital Alumni Associates, the American Cancer Society, "Our Place" for Catholic Charities, the Friends of Alice Gadbois and other charities.
She was predeceased by her husband in 1976 and her brothers and sisters: Marie Isabelle, Annette and her husband, John Brousseau; John and his wife, Augusta; Edouard and his wife, Pauline; Conrad and his wife, Millicent; Romeo and his wife, Cecile; Paul; Alice and her husband, Walter; Isabelle (twin of Alice); and Robert and his wife, Catherine.
Yvette is survived by her son, Paul D. of Manchester; her daughter, Constance Louise and her husband, Dr. Edward F. Pisani, Ph.D., of Cocoa Beach, Fla.; and a niece and several nephews.
She will be missed..
services: The family will be receiving friends and loved ones at Saint Joseph Cathedral Chapel, 145 Lowell St., Manchester, on Friday, Nov. 9, from 9 to 10 a.m. A Mass of Christian burial will take place at 10 a.m. in the chapel.
Internment will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery in the family plot.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Easter Seals Atrium Adult Day Program, 555 Auburn St., Manchester 03103.