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“YVETTE AND I WERE FRIENDS FOR OVER 50 YEARS. WE HAD MANY LAUGHS TOGETHER. OUR KIDS GREW UP TOGETHER. WE LOVED PLAYING CARDS ON SATURDAY NIGHTS. I...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: ROSE LEGER - 542, NH - Friend

“My deepest sympathy to Maurice and your family , and to Lisa and your family . Oncle Ovila tante Annette , We love all of you ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Ovila Cormier - Family

“My sympathies ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Clementine Richard - MONCTON

“Our most sincere sympathies to all the family members. She was a beautiful lady and she must have had a beautiful reunion with Raymond. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Dianne et Jean LeBlanc Bouctouche

“Lisa, I was so incredibly sorry to hear that your mom had passed on, although I know that she is with your father once again. You were so incredibly...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Kim Bonica - GILBERTVILLE, MA

“Our sincere sympathies to you Lisa and family and Maurice and family.Matante Yvette will be missed by all. You are all in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Pauline LeBlanc - Family

“Always enjoyed Yvette. May she rest in peace. My prayers are with your family.Anne Kelley ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Anne Kelley - Waltham, MA

“We are going to miss a very dear friend/cousin You'll forever be our hearts. Love ❤ Gerrie and Ray xoxo ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Gerrie Allain - Family


Waltham - Mrs. Yvette M. (Bastarache) Cormier, of Waltham, died on May 14, 2020 at The Stanley Tippett House in Needham. She was 72.

Yvette was born on May 25, 1947 in Bouctouche, New Brunswick, the daughter of the late Hector and Rita (LeBlanc) Bastarache, and moved to Waltham with her family when she was fourteen.

On June 30, 1972 she married the love of her life, Raymond J. Cormier, in Saint Joseph's Church in Waltham. The pair made Waltham their lifelong home where Yvette stayed home to take care of her husband and children. Ray and Yvette loved playing cards together, especially '200'.

Some of the family's happiest memories were time spent camping at Peaceful Pine Park in Templeton. Ray and Yvette had also built a cottage in Florina Beach, Cocagne, New Brunswick where they spent many happy summers.

She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Cormier and is survived by her children, Maurice R. Cormier (Debi) of Pepperell and Lisa A. Cormier-Cloonan (Jack) of Norwood; her grandchilren, Raymond J. Cloonan, Daniel J. Cloonan, Jacqueline E. Cormier and Melanie J. Cormier and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Yvette was also a sister of the late Paul Bastarache, Cleo Bastarache, Mary Bastarache, Anthony Bastarache, Osithe Bourque, Dora Bastarache, Omer Bastarache, Arthur Bastarache and Odilon Bastarache.

Funeral services will be private.