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Gail (LaFontaine) Scalise

December 29, 1950 ~ February 7, 2024 (age 73) 73 Years Old

Gail Scalise Obituary

Gail Scalise, 73, of Lebanon, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Hartford Hospital. Born December 29, 1950, in Hartford, CT; she was the daughter of the late Normand LaFontaine and Ruth (Lavake) LaFontaine. Gail was a hardworking woman who ran a small business, and loved helping her customers. Although she was small in stature, she had a bold, fiery spirit. Gail always said what was on her mind and would do absolutely anything for those that she loved. She fought bravely against cancer for many years, and is finally at peace. 

She is survived by her husband Frank; daughter Kimberly Benevides; grandchildren Alexis and John Benevides; brother Robert LaFontaine and numerous other extended family and friends. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2024, from 5 to 7 PM at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home 167 Old Hartford Rd, Colchester, CT 06415. Guests will gather the following morning, February 16, 2024, from 10 to 11 AM at the funeral home for a chapel service at 11 AM. In lieu of flowers the family asks that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105(www.stjude.org)

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
February 15, 2024

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT

Visitation
Friday
February 16, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT

Chapel Service
Friday
February 16, 2024

11:00 AM
Aurora McCarthy Funeral Home
167 Old Hartford Road
Colchester, CT

Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

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