Gisele M. (Lavertue) Wilson, 65, of Gardner, died peacefully Friday, December 20, 2019, in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after a long illness.
Born in Madawaska, Maine, on January 15, 1954, she was the daughter of the late Adrien and Bernadette (Corriveau) Lavertue. She was a graduate of the New Britain High School, New Britain, CT, with the Class of 1970.
Gisele was a member of Annunciation Parish/ Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. She was a homemaker who loved and cherished time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also was a gifted cook and knitter.
She leaves her husband Vern Wilson Jr. of Gardner; one daughter Michelle Fayad of Hopedale, MA; one son Robert Botschafter of Gardner, ten grandchildren Elias, Nadia, Nicholas, Isabella and Samuel Fayad, Robert, Keith, Madison, and Layla Botschafter, and Kylie Duteau; one great-granddaughter Isabella Botschafter; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by one son Steven Botschafter; three brothers Alan, Ray, and Roger Lavertue; three sisters Cecile Bouchard, Connie Jalbert, and Jeannine Lavertue.
A Graveside Service will be held at Notre Dame Cemetery, West Street, Gardner, at a later date.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the American Lung Association's National Office, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601. Please reference in memory of Gisele M. Wilson.