Grace Vanasse

Obituary of Grace Vanasse

Grace E. Vanasse, 92, of Pineville Road, Dayville, CT, died Thursday, April 5, 2018 at the Day Kimball Hospital with her family by her side. Grace was the beloved wife of Harry A. Vanasse, they were married 68 years, he died February 2, 2010. She was born August 3, 1925 in Putnam, daughter of Byron and Susan (Mason) Larkin.  She enjoyed working in her gardens, sewing, going on Cruises and dancing with her husband Harry. 

She leaves seven children Ronald Vanasse of Dayville, Carole Harwood of Putnam, Dennis Vanasse of Putnam, Lee Marquis of Thompson, David Vanasse of Putnam, Gary Vanasse of Killingly and Stephen Vanasse of Dayville, fifteen grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She was predeceased by her brothers Harry Larkin, Melvin Larkin, twins John and James (Whit) Larkin, her sister Elsie Skinner, her granddaughter Grace Sliva. She was predeceased by her beloved pet and friend Taco.

A Calling Hour will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 12 Noon to 1:00 PM at the Smith and Walker Funeral Home, 148 Grove Street, Putnam, CT. Share a memory at

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