Evelyn Lefevre Bruyette, 98, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2020 at her residence in Savannah, GA. She was born August 21, 1922 in Westfield, Vermont, daughter of Alcide and Maude Deuso Lefevre.
She was schooled at Montgomery Junior High School. She worked at York Manufacturing and during WWII she worked at Bell Aircraft in Burlington, Vermont.
She met her husband David after the war and were married June 21, 1947 in Swanton, VT. Evelyn spent her next 30 plus years mothering five children and helping her husband in their grocery store. She belonged to the “Ladies of St. Anne” at the Church of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary. They eventually retired to Savannah, Georgia and have been members of St. James Catholic Church during her last years.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Gordon and Carmi; sister, Louise; husband, David and daughter, Linda.
Surviving are her children, Christine Bruyette Ferrelle, Susan Bruyette, David Bruyette, Joseph Bruyette; grandchildren, Kelly Jones (J), Christine Britt Logan (Matt), Alexandra Pinckney (Justin), William Scott Ferrelle, Casey Gadouas, Tobie Gadouas, Colleen Gadouas Atkinson (Joel), Samantha Gadouas (Jon) and twelve great grandchildren.
A memorial funeral mass will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at St. James Catholic Church.
She will be interred at St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery in Swanton, Vermont at a later date.
The family wishes to give a special thank you to Irene Kalu, Pat McPhatten, Maya Cape and Tammy Williams nurses from Hospice Savannah, Inc. who were so kind and caring to Mrs. Bruyette.
Remembrances: St. James Catholic Church, 8412 Whitefield, Ave., Savannah, GA 31406 or Hospice Savannah, Inc., P.O. Box 13190, Savannah, GA 31416.
It has been years since I last saw Mrs Bruyette but I have always remembered her sweet smile and positive personality. She was one of my favorite patients, I was her dental hygienist at Dr. McNaughton’s. she was quite a lady!!
- Laura Summerlin , Savannah, GA
Dear Evelyn I shall certainly miss you...I hate that Covid prevented my visits to you You were such a dear doll baby to me I could have spent all day talking to you You gave me pieces of advice on each visit as a Euchristic Minister I loved dressing up for you as you admired my hair and attire every time I saw you That made my day! God Bless You! And,...I know exactly where you are now
- Setona Barbara, Savannah, Georgia