Yvonne L. Gagnon, 87, of Saco died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at the Monarch Center in Saco. She was born on July 9, 1929 to Henri J. and Yvonne M. (Bellemore) Lanouette in Dover, NH. She graduated from Dover High School.
On July 3, 1954, she married Gerald “Jerry” Gagnon at St. Mary’s Church in Biddeford. They spent 48 wonderful years together until his death on December 22, 2002. After the wedding, they moved to New Britain, CT for 5 years before moving to Redondo Beach, CA. Yvonne worked for Hughes Aircraft Co. in El Segunda, CA for 26 years. They decided on early retirement and moved to Lake Havasu, AZ and built their home.
During retirement they would summer at their cottage at Ossippee Lake in Waterboro. They enjoyed RV-ing across the country, taking different routes so they could visit every state. They cruised the Panama Canal, Bahamas, Hawaii, the Mexican Riviera, Nova Scotia and Alaska. They even visited Australia and New Zealand. She also enjoyed playing bingo.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Henri Lanouette.
Yvonne is survived by:
3 sisters: RoseMarie Fenton of Dover, NH
Alice L. Billings of N. Kingstown, RI
Lorraine Dussault of CA
And numerous nieces, nephews, grand nieces and grand nephews
A private service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.