Jerri I. Lavoie, age 69 , a resident of Stamford passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on February 22, 2023. She was born in Stamford on June 25, 1953 to the late Basil and Jeannene Duren Davis. Jerri was an exceptional loving wife to Donald J. Lavoie Jr of 46 years.
Jerri is survived by her loving children, Tina Pajeski and her husband William of East Haven and Donald J. Lavoie III and his wife Carla of Norwalk, as well as her grandchildren, Krislynn, Marissa, William, Autumn, Chance and three great grandchildren, Kai, Avery and Spencer. Also surviving is her brother, Joseph Davis and his wife Barbara of Danbury and two sisters, Judi Labbadia and her husband David of Hall, NY and Jean Davis of Stamford.
Besides her parents, Jerri was also predeceased by her brother, Jeffrey Davis.
Jerri started her career as a waitress at 17 years old working for Friendly’s Ice Cream. She finalized her career after 27 years as a manager. Upon retiring from Friendly’s, she found her calling as a nanny. Over 25 years she worked for 4 loving families and had a unique relationship with all of them.
Jerri was an AVID crocheter, as she called them “Hug Blankets.” Her blankets are all over the world and anyone who has received a blanket knows it’s a hug from Jerri.
Our mother was a phenomenal Wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed traveling to Vermont and especially loved going to Upstate New York to visit her “Seester” Judi. Our mother was loved by so many and will be missed dearly.
Family and friends may call at the Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Myrtle Avenue, Stamford on Tuesday February 28th 2023 from 4:00-8:00 PM.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.cognetta.com