|Birth: ||Oct. 5, 1938|
New Haven County
|Death: ||Jan. 4, 2009|
New Haven County
Mr. Rodney Gordon Ayotte, age 70, of Arcadia Avenue, Oakville, died Sunday morning, Jan. 4, 2009, at Waterbury Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Elaine (Daveluy) Ayotte.
Rodney was born in Waterbury on Oct. 5, 1938, son of the late Leon and Yvonne (Martin) Ayotte. He was educated in the Waterbury school system and was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean conflict from 1957-1959. He was an active member and served as commander of the American Legion Post 195 and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5157. He was employed for many years at Les Care Kitchens in Waterbury. Following his retirement, he was a driver with Expressway Limousine Service in Waterbury. He loved camping and was an avid NASCAR fan, but his favorite pastime was spending time with his grandchildren. He was a parishioner of St. Mary Magdalen Church.
Besides his loving wife of 49 years, Elaine, Rodney is survived by three daughters, Beth Ann Braun and her husband, David, of Watertown, Michelle Wallace and her husband, Richard, and Debra Hughes and her husband, David, both of Oakville; and two brothers, Lester Ayotte of Oakville and Clayton Ayotte and his wife, Delores, of Waterbury. He also leaves six grandchildren who were his pride and joy, Ryne, Danielle, Christopher, Destinie, Michael and Anthony; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Viola Evangelista.
Funeral services with full military honors for Mr. Ayotte will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 7, at 10 a.m. from the O'Neill Funeral Home, 742 Main St., Oakville, to St. Mary Magdalen Church, Buckingham Street, Oakville, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Burial will follow in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Watertown. Family and friends may visit at the funeral home on Tuesday evening from 5 to 8 p.m.
Memorial donations in Mr. Ayotte's memory may be made to St. Mary Magdalen, School Building Fund, 145 Buckingham St., Oakville 06779.
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Created by: Michael Ryley Bradbury
Record added: Jan 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32650758
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