Tracy Michelle (Sousa) Gillette

Born: Mon., Nov. 29, 1971
Died: Tue., Jul. 10, 2012


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Mon., Jul. 16, 2012
Location: St. Ann's Church

Memorial Service

10:30 AM Mon., Jul. 16, 2012
Location: St. Ann's Church

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In Loving Memory of

Tracy Michelle Gillette

Tracy Gillette was born on November 29, 1971 in Cambridge, Massachusetts to Vincent Gallaghar and Lillian Deshais.  She grew up in Somerville, MA until 1983 when the family moved to Newburyport, MA.  Tracy graduated from Whittier Vo-Tech High School in Haverhill, MA.  She then attended Massachusetts School of Cosmetology in Haverhill, MS.  Tracy work as a hairdresser while living in Berwick, ME.  In 2002 she and Troy Gillette were married at Nubble Light House in York Beach, ME.  They remained in Berwick until 2007 when they moved to Lake Wilson, MN.  While in Lake Wilson Tracy worked at Easy Street and was currently working in home health care based in Marshall, MN.  Tracy passed away on Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at her home in Lake Wilson, MN at the age of 40. She was raised of the Catholic faith.  Tracy enjoyed the beach and being in the sun, cats and music especially Motley Crue and Elvis.  

Survivors include her husband, Troy Gillette of Lake Wilson, MN, three children, Klarisa, Klaudia, and Troy Jr. all at home, her father, Vincent Gallaghar of Gay, WV, her mother, Lillian D’Entremont of Port Charlotte, FL, three sibling, Rick Sousa and his wife, Sherry of Berwick, ME, Deb Leary and her husband, Jim of Berwick, ME, and Mark Sousa and his wife, Raylane of Amesbury, MA, father and mother-in-law, Mike and Sharon Gillette of Slayton, MN, six brothers and sisters-in law and their spouses, Todd and Sue Gillette of Waterville, MN, Dan and Meghan Gillette of Carver, MN, Mike and Jessica Gillette of Elko, MN, Greg and Jodi Gillette of Hadley, MN, Tami and Mark Thompson of Slayton, MN, and Kari Lindberg and Tony Koehn of St. Olaf, IA, and several nieces and nephews.  She is preceded in death by her stepfather, Robert D’Entremont, and grandparents.

Memorial Services

St. Ann’s Church in Slayton, MN on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. with Fr. James Seitz officiating with music by Group Therapy.  The honorary pallbearers are Rick Sousa, Mark Sousa, Todd Gillette, Mike Gillette, Greg Gillette, and Dan Gillette.  Interment is at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Slayton, MN.

Visitation will be on Monday, July 16, 2012 at St. Ann’s Church in Slayton from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.  


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   Posted Fri July 13, 2012
Tracy you will be missed forever by all whao knew and loved you. Bff forever.

Jeff & Trish Grieme
   Posted Fri July 13, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Denise (Buschena) Gehrke
   Posted Sat July 14, 2012
Troy, thinking of you and saying prayers for you. Sorry for your loss. Your beautiful children will help you through this more than you realize. Hugs to you!

Renee Beech
   Posted Wed April 03, 2013
Wow, I am so sorry to discover this. So sorry for the family, and the loss of Tracy. She used to watch me on plum island, and was a friend of my mother, who just passed away in November.

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