February 25, 1920 - November 17, 2018
Obituaries » Florinda T. Letourneau
Florinda T. Letourneau, 98, passed away on Nov. 17, 2018. Born on Feb. 25, 1920, in Santander, Spain, she was the daughter of Florindo and Romalda (Maza) Teja. The family emigrated to the United States when Florinda was a child and came to live in East Barre. She graduated from Spaulding High School in 1937. On Dec. 31, 1940, she married the love of her life, Eugene R. Letourneau, in Williamstown. They first made their home in Williamstown, before moving to East Barre where they raised their five children. She was well-known to everyone in the East Barre community, where she worked as the postmaster for 21 years. She was also a member of the East Barre Congregational Church. Throughout her life, she had many hobbies and interests. The most important of those included spending time with her family, reading, following her favorite TV shows, sewing and knitting. Survivors include her three sons Eugene J. and Thelma Letourneau, of Hendersonville, NC, Ray and Judy Letourneau, of Orange, Larry Letourneau and Anita Woodward, of Montgomery Center; and her daughter and spouse, Nancy and Gary Shute, of East Barre; as well as 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.