Lucette Isabelle Gilbert, age 92, of Ovid, MI, passed peacefully away Monday, November 18, 2019, at her home surrounded by her family.
Lucette was born in Laifour, France on August 8, 1927, the daughter of Vital and Rolande (Lina) Pariselle. She graduated from high school in Laifour, France. In the 1950's, Lucette became a naturalized citizen of the United States.
On November 12, 1977, Lucette married George Gilbert in Chester County, PA. He preceded her in death after 20 years of marriage.
Lucette and George loved to travel. She loved to sew and was an expert seamstress. Lucette was a very creative person and enjoyed oil painting. She liked going to the casino with her daughter. Lucette loved animals and had several pets. She also enjoyed gardening.
Lucette is survived by 2 daughters: Kathy (Gordon) Taylor of Ovid, MI, and Marleen (Richard) Cornwell of St. Johns, MI; and step-son Russell Gilbert of Narberth, PA. She is also survived by 5 grandchildren: Gordon (Kim) Taylor II, Aaron (Kristi) Taylor, Kara (Brent) Dennings, Richelle (Troy) Shaw, and Cole (Heather) Cornwell; 12 great grandchildren: Kelsey, Dakota, Bryce, Devin, Brayden, Dirk, Dylan, Aidan, Owen, Dawson, Ethan, and Kennedy; 4 step-grandchildren: Alex, Laura, Jennifer, and Megan; and 6 step-great grandchildren. Lucette was preceded in death by her parents, husband George Gilbert, her children's father Frank Seconsky, and step son George Gilbert Jr.
Memorials may be made to Compassus Hospice 801 S. Waverly #200, Lansing, MI 48917 or Shiawassee County Humane Society 2752 W Bennington Rd, Owosso, MI 48867. Online condolences may be made at www.smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes - Houghton Chapel, Ovid, MI.