Friday, February 26, 2010

The Obituary of Edward Hebert, Putnam, Connecticut, 2001

Published in the Worcester Telegram Gazette Jan 4, 2001, pg. B4.

THOMPSON -- Edward Hebert, 90, formerly of Riverside Drive, North Grosvenordale, a former machinist and semi-pro baseball player, died Tuesday, Jan. 2, in Matulaitis Nursing Home, Putnam. His wife of 62 years, Edna (Robillard) Hebert, died in 1991. He leaves a son, Norman D. Hebert of Farmington, Conn.; a daughter, Jacqueline Lorman of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Doris Rutledge of Colorado; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was born in New Bedford, son of Joseph and Lydia (Chaput) Hebert, and lived most of his life in North Grosvenordale.

Mr. Hebert was a machinist at Cluett, Peabody & Co., North Grosvenordale, until it closed in the early 1950s. He was a member of St. Joseph Church, North Grosvenordale, and played semi-pro baseball for North Grosvenordale Co.

The funeral will be held Friday, Jan. 5, from Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., North Grosvenordale, with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., North Grosvenordale. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Calling hours are 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, in the funeral home.

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