PETTEE, Yolande D. “Landy”
91, of Wesley Chapel, Florida, passed away peacefully Friday, February 2, 2018. Landy was born in Lewiston, Maine October 10, 1926. She was the daughter of Leo and Irene Grenier. She was a graduate of Lewiston High class of 1946. She taught elementary school at St. Peter and Paul in Lewiston. After 30 years of raising her children she worked for GTE in Stamford, CT until she retired.
Yolande was a devoted Catholic and dedicated mother to her six children. She enjoyed her grandchildren and always extended herself to those in need. Yolande especially enjoyed bowling, cribbage, scrabble, and travel. She was a blessing and role model to her large family who will miss her dearly.
She is survived by her six children; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and her best friend of 84 years, Muriel Nadeau. Her six children include Stephen Pettee, Suzanne Merchant, Denise Spencer, husband Bill, Diane Hahn-Horton, husband Jim, Daniel Pettee, Dolores Ianni, husband Mark Fettke; her grandchildren, Matthew Merchant married to Luciana, Elizabeth Merchant, Rachael Salley married to William, Hallie Hahn, Jacqueline Spencer, Robert Ianni Jr., Daniel Pettee Jr.; and two great-grandsons, Liam and Ronan Salley. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her three brothers and one sister, Roland, Jean Paul, Gilles and sister, Cecile Grenier CSJ.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 am, February 23, at Our Lady of the Rosary, 2348 Collier Pkwy., Land O’ Lakes, FL. A celebration of life will follow at the home of Denise and William Spencer. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Gulfside Hospice www.GHPPC.org