Yvonne Rose Lavigne Gottlieb, 86, formerly of Mountain View Terrace, Northford, passed away Monday, May 21, 2012 at the Midstate Medical Center, Meriden. Wife of the late David H. Gottlieb. Born on April 23, 1926 in Willimantic; the youngest and last surviving daughter of the late Gedeon & Herminie Gauthier Lavigne. Yvonne was a homemaker, bookkeeper, avid reader and loved to travel; she volunteered with the North Branford Fire Dept. Company #3 Ladies Auxiliary, was a member and past president of the Northford/North Branford Garden Club and a member of the North Branford Historical Society. Mother of Harriet Gottlieb, Gordon Gottlieb and his wife Melanie all of Meriden, Norma Gottlieb and her husband Mark Brown of Philadelphia, PA and Laura Gottlieb Moore and her husband Greg of Northford. Grandmother of Anita and Matthew Verrilli, Kelly Gottlieb DeForest, Clio Gottlieb Brown, David and Joseph Puglisi. Also survived by four great-grandchildren.
Private funeral services have been entrusted to the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 2911 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, CT 06518.