|Birth: ||Dec. 31, 1939|
Rhode Island, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 20, 2006|
Republican, The (Springfield, MA) - Tuesday, March 21, 2006
ENFIELD, CT - Leone Gonyea , age 66. Visitation Wed. 4-8 with service at 7:30 at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels Funeral Thurs. 11 a.m. with visitation to be held prior.
Leone (Knapp, Remington) Gonyea, 66, of Enfield, beloved wife of Raymond Gonyea for over 21 years, passed away surrounded by her loving family Monday, March 20, 2006, at home.
Leone was born in Cranston, Rhode Island, daughter of Leon and Dorothy (Riley) Knapp. She resided in Enfield all of her life. Leone was married to her first husband, Clarence Remington, in 1958 and was predeceased by him on April 26, 1978. Leone worked for over a decade at Rinaldi's Back Room in Longmeadow and was a member of Holy Family Parish. She took great pride in her home, was always active, gardening, ceramics, and cooking.
Besides her beloved husband, Raymond, she is also survived by her mother, Dorothy Knapp of Enfield; four children, Michael Remington of Enfield, Rhonda Lee Webber and her husband, Roy, of Stafford, Shawn D. Remington and his wife, Elizabeth, of Ellington, and Todd J. Remington and his wife, Rebecca, of Enfield; four stepchildren, Raymond Gonyea Jr. of California, and Darcy Gonyea, Lesa Baudin, and Anthony Gonyea, all of Enfield; 11 grandchildren: Erica and Megan Vaughan, StevieLee Baudin, Timothy, Zachery, Heather, Shawn, Shayne, Alyssa, Morgan, and Christopher Remington; and a great-granddaughter, Jade Lynn Pacheco; a sister, Elizabeth Beverage of Tolland; and a brother, Gordon Knapp of Louisiana. Leone was predeceased by her father, Leon Knapp, and a sister, Theda Masure, of Bellows Falls, Vt.
Visitation for Leone will be at Browne Memorial Funeral Chapels Wednesday, 4 to 8 p.m., with a memorial service at 7:30 p.m.
Funeral service will be held Thursday, 11 a.m., at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Greenlawn Cemetery East Longmeadow, Mass.
Memorial donations may be made to: The American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., P.O. Box 1004, Meriden, CT 06450-1004.
For memorial tributes, guestbook, and directions:
Raymond William Gonyea (1939 - ____)*
Green Lawn Cemetery
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