Blanche L. Gagnon of Brewster, NY died on May 20, 2019 peacefully with her family by her side. Her journey of 101 years has touched the hearts and souls of many. Blanche will be remembered by her beauty, strength, elegance and most of all her pleasant spirit.
Blanche was born on Aug. 1, 1917 in Salem, Massachusetts to Joseph and Mathilda Landry. In her teen years, her family set out for a big adventure and moved to the New York City. There in a New York State of mind, she met the love of her life Gerard (Jerry) Gagnon. They married on September 22, 1940. Gerard sadly passed away on March 12, 1975, and since that day a piece of her heart was taken to heaven .
Her greatest passion in life was her family. She always found the energy to be the best teacher, nurse and nuturer. Blanche was truly an angel sent by God to bless their lives. She was the best testament to what living a life full of love and family truly means. Her unconditional love and kind spirit is what have made her family their hero.
Now Blanche is at home, free and reunited with her beloved husband, parents, siblings and loved ones. She has left a lasting legacy with her family that they will forever treasure in her hearts. Life will not be the same without her presence.
Blanche is survived by her 3 loving sons, Jerry, Norman, and Dennis. Her daughter in-laws Maria, Bette and Cindy. Grandchildren Paul, Debbie, Steven, Nicole, Jeffrey, Rachel, Felicia and their spouses and 15 great grandchildren and many other family members.
Visiting hours will be on June 10th from 4 to 8 PM at Beecher Funeral Home, 1 Putnam Ave in Brewster, NY. A mass will be celebrated on June 11, 2019 at St. Lawrence O’Toole Church in Brewster, NY at 10 am. The burial will follow at Holy Mount Cemetery in Eastchester, NY.
"Death leaves a heartache, no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal."