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 Dorothy <I>Belleveau</I> Gahr

Dorothy Belleveau Gahr

Somers, Tolland County, Connecticut, USA
Death 2 Nov 2012 (aged 85)
Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 100126670 · View Source
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Dorothy (Belleveau) Gahr, 85, of Enfield, entered into eternal rest on Friday (November 2, 2012), at Parkway Pavilion Healthcare. Born on August 29, 1927, in Somers, she was the loving daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Richard) Belleveau, and the beloved wife of the late John A. Gahr. Dorothy worked for Broad Brook and Somersville mills and she later worked for Hamilton Standard for 27 years, retiring in 1989. She was a member of the Retiree's club and a fan of the UCONN Women's Basketball Team. Dorothy was a faithful communicant of Saint Bernard Church where she was a member of the Rosary Guild and participated in the church craft group. She will be sadly missed by all of her family and friends. Dorothy leaves behind her loving sons, Jack Gahr and his wife, Gail, of Broad Brook, Mark Gahr and his wife, Susan, of Enfield and Michael Gahr and his wife, Deneen, of Enfield; her daughter-in-law Darlene Gahr of Stafford; her brother Richard Belleveau of Somersville; her two sisters Ruth Badura and her husband, Bob, of Somers and Shirley Jenkins and her husband, Charles, of Maine; her nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren, plus many nieces and nephews. Dorothy was predeceased by her son Mel Gahr, two brothers and one sister. The family would like to thank the entire staff at Parkway Pavilion for the compassion and care they provided to Dorothy while she was there.
Visitation hours will be on Monday, November 5, 2012, from 4-7 p.m. at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Rd., Enfield. Family and friends may gather at Leete-Stevens on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. for procession to St. Bernard Church, 426 Hazard Ave., Enfield where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be follow in Saint Bernard's Cemetery, Enfield. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Bernard Church, 426 Hazard Ave., Enfield, CT 06082.

[Published in The Hartford Courant on November 3, 2012]

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  • Created by: Dave McCaffrey
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100126670
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Dorothy Belleveau Gahr (29 Aug 1927–2 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100126670, citing Saint Bernard's Cemetery, Enfield, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Dave McCaffrey (contributor 47476196) .