Jul 30, 2014

Yvette M. Belisle: Volunteer, Religious Teacher

Woonsocket resident died Sept. 25 at her home.

Yvette M. Belisle: Volunteer, Religious Teacher


Yvette M. Belisle, 62, of Front St., Woonsocket, died Tuesday at home, according to the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Homes.

Yvette was the former wife of Linwood Brooks of Manville. She was born in Woonsocket, to the late Edward and Therese (Lamoureux) Belisle. She attended Holy Family School and remained a lifelong resident of the city, and was employed by Homefront Heath Care, Inc. for several years.

Yvette volunteered her time as a religious education teacher at several area parishes, working with special needs people and assisting with their religious education. She also volunteered with the ARC of Northern Rhode Island.

Yvette is survived by her son Robert Brooks of Woonsocket, two daughters Catherine Moyer, and her husband Josiah, of Woonsocket and Lynn Marie Brooks of Providence. Two grandchildren Hannah and Jonathan Neil Brooks of Woonsocket. She was the sister of Edward Jr., Roger, Paul, Lionel, and Arthur Belisle, Doris Croteau, Cecile Belisle, Theresa Lebel, Diane Bednarz, Rachel Tryhubczak, Marge Jacob, Rose Marie Belisle and the late Jules Belisle. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and their families.

Her funeral will be Monday at 9 a.m. from the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 127 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Holy Family Church, South Main St., Woonsocket. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are Sunday from 4-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Epilepsy Foundation of MA, RI, NH, & ME, 540 Gallivan Blvd., Suite 200 Dorchester, Ctr., MA. 02124-5400.



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