Yvonne Drolet

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Yvonne Germaine Drolet, 91
BRUNSWICK - Yvonne Germaine Drolet died following respiratory illness at Hawthorne House in Freeport on Jan. 5, 2018. She was 91 years old. Yvonne was born on Feb. 13, 1926, to William and Marie Brillant in Topsham.
She attended high school in Brunswick and in April 1947 married the love of her life, Evans Drolet. The couple lived in Topsham, where Evans worked in a textile mill and Yvonne, after also working at the mill, cared for children in her home.
Yvonne was a president of the Ladies of Sainte Anne at Saint John's Catholic Church and was a member of the Daughters of Isabella. She was an avid knitter and vocal Red Sox fan. In retirement, she was a president and member of the Evergreen Club in Brunswick and enjoyed time with her husband, siblings, children, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
Yvonne is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Lucy and Donald Gower of Topsham, her daughter and daughter-in-law, Nancy Drolet and Lynn D'Agostino of Freeport; her sister Lucie Jean of Litchfield, her brother Lucien Brillant of Harpswell, her brother Robert Brillant of Topsham; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Evans; her son, Romain Drolet; and 11 siblings.
Visiting hours will be held at the Demers-Desmond Funeral Home, 34 Cushing St., Brunswick, on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, 3 to 5 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. John's Catholic Church in Brunswick on Jan. 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. Following the service, a 12:30 reception lunch will be held at China Rose Restaurant in Brunswick.
To share your thoughts and condolences with the family, please visit www.desmondfuneralhomes.com

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to:
Mid Coast Hunger Prevention
in Yvonne's memory

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Bath, ME 04530
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Jan. 9, 2018
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