Obituary of Georgette Chenail
Georgette S. Chenail passed away on January 22, 2024 at 96 years old. She left this earth to
be with her Lord and her loving family who predeceased her: husband Roland of 64 years, her
mother and father: Joseph Frechette and Alice Turenne, her sister Lorraine Argo, and her
grandson Nicholas D Hawes.
Georgette is survived by her children Cathleen Chenail of Griswold and husband Allen, Susan
L. Hawes of Moosup, and David R. Chenail of Brooklyn and companion Jeannie. She also will
be greatly missed by her grandchildren: Andrew Hawes, Miranda Hawes, Devin Chenail, Daniel
Chenail and Zellie, (her granddog who loved to shower her with kisses).
Georgette and Roland built their own home on Moosup Pond Road in Wauregan, where they
raised their family.
During her years as a homemaker, she was involved in Girl Scouts (service unit chairman), and
worked in the cafeteria at American Standard. Georgette was an regular communicant of
Sacred Heart Church in Wauregan and All Hallows Church in Moosup. She enjoyed politics and
serving her community: moderator at the voting polls, treasurer for the Northeast Transit
district for 25 years. on the board of Directors for Quinebaug Valley Senior Center, on the Board
of Directors for T. F. E. G. Bozrah. After Roland’s retirement, they travelled extensively:
Pennsylvania, the Golden Isles, Hawaii, Boothbay Harbor, Alaska, Fatima in Portugal, and many
trips to Canada.
Throughout her life, Georgette loved to learn, was an active member of
Learning in Retirement at QVCC and was an avid reader. Georgette loved nature and enjoyed
feeding her birds and watching Simone the Wandering Turkey
Throughout her life Georgette donated for the betterment of others and gave to many charities.
Funeral Services will be held at All Hallows Church in Moosup on February 10th at 11am.
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