Winona "Dona" Gillotte of Danbury, CT, passed away Jan. 19, 2008 at the age of 83. She was born Winona Lovette Sept 7, 1924 in Norman Park, GA and grew up in Carrabelle. She moved to Danbury in 1945 as the wife of the late Paul Gillotte. A graduate of the Danbury State Teachers College, she was an elementary education teacher at Morris Street School for 35 years. Her family includes a son, Larry Gillotte and his wife, Elaine of Danbury, their daughters, Lauren Gillotte, who provided the care for her grandmother in her declining years and Carly Miller; a daughter, Donna Gillotte of Fairfax, VA, and her children, Richard Barrett and Michelle Barrett Jurries. She was also blessed with four great-grandchildren, Amanda Gillotte and Ryan, Luca, and newborn, Avary Miller. The funeral will be private with arrangements provided by Green Funeral Home.
Published in The Apalach Times from Jan. 31 to Feb. 7, 2008.