Obituary for Jacqueline Ann Bressette-Minkle (Veroneau)
BROOKFIELD - Jacqueline Ann (Veroneau) Bressette-Minkle, 79, died July 16, 2017 with her daughter Jackie by her side. Jacqueline was born on June 3, 1938 in Boscowan, New Hampshire, daughter of the late Telesphore and Eleanor (Clement) Veroneau.
Jacqueline was a graduate of Warner School, Springfield. She was last employed by Gavitt Wire and Cable Co., retiring in 2000. Following her retirement, Jacqueline drove for Varney's Garage in East Brookfield for several years. She enjoyed crocheting, bingo, camping and playing cards with her family. She was a member of the Ladies of the Orient Shrine of North America.
She was predeceased by her first husband of 46 years, Harvey E. Bressette; her son Raymond R. Bressette; two grandsons; and her brothers, Bernard Veroneau and Paul Veroneau. Jacqueline is survived by her husband of nine years, Frederick Minkle of Lithia, Florida; two daughters, Eleanor Bell and her husband Turman "Rex" of Ware and Jacqueline Bressette of Riverview, Florida; four sons, Lawrence Bressette of Ware, Steven Bressette and his wife Carolyn, of Sturbridge, Anthony Bressette and his wife Sylvia of Warren, Brian Bressette and his wife Tanya of Brookfield; five step children, Frederick Minkle Jr. and his wife Aimee of Medfield, MA, Sharon Minkle, John Minkle, Theresa and her husband Phil Somers, and Jane and her husband Ron Nemetz all of Florida; 11 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, a sister, Janet McDevitt and her husband William of Monrovia, Indiana; a brother, Roger Veroneau and his wife Man of San Jose, California; many nieces and nephews.
Calling hours will take place from 9:30AM until 11:00AM on Friday July 21,2017 at the Pillsbury Funeral Home, 3 Old West Brookfield Road, Brookfield. A funeral home service will follow at 11:00AM. Burial will take place in the Brookfield Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St., Springfield, MA 01104. Please visitpillsburyfuneralhome.com to offer a personal condolence.