Mary Bryant

Obituary of Mary Y. Bryant

Wayland, NY – Petersham, MA – Mary Yvonne Bryant died peacefully at home after a long life and a short illness, surrounded by her children, on May 23, 2023 at the spry age of 94. Yvonne was a devoted and supportive mother who always knew just what to say in any circumstance. Her family, friends and anyone who met her will miss her warmth and charm. She worked at the former UTD where she met and fell for Stuart Bryant. They were married July 26, 1952 in Athol, MA and together celebrated over 41 years together prior to Stuart passing away in May of 1993. While raising her family she waitressed for many years at the Fox Run Restaurant. Later she owned and operated “Bryant Realty” while caring for her ailing husband. She was a devout Catholic, talented artisan, voracious reader, and an enthusiastic card shark! Yvonne lived most of her life in Massachusetts, and in 2014 she moved to Wayland, NY to be near two of her daughters. While in Wayland she was very active at the Wayland Free Library and their different programs that included, Bone Builders, Book Club and Trust in the Lives of Older Women. She was pre-deceased by her parents, Alexander and Roseanna (Arsenault) Labrie; her husband, Stuart Bryant; her siblings; Paul, Zenon, Romeo and Edgar Labrie, Emelda Luippold and Bernadette Chaisson. She was Mom to: Mary (Scott) Brown of San Diego, CA, Michael (Marlise) Bryant of Hollis, NH, Joan Dubrule (David Stiles) of Wayland, NY and Patricia (Daniel) Stephens of Wayland, NY; Gramma to: Kevin Dubrule (Jaime Page), Alex (Katie) Bryant, Kyle (Jamie) Stephens, Leah (Lance) Ratchford, Makela Brown (Alex DeLorenzo) and Parker Brown; GiGi to: Bentley, Indie, Nola Yvonne, Jalen and Jordan; Sister to: Joseph (Ruth) Labrie; Sister-in-law to: Ann Mayes and Marilyn Richardson; along with many, many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Yvonne Friday May 26, 2023 at 11am at St. Joseph’s Church, 206 Fremont St., Wayland. Interment will take place at East Street Cemetery in Petersham, MA, at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Yvonne’s memory may be made to a charity that was very important to her, St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to a hospice facility in your area. Her children would like to thank the special ladies from the Wayland area who welcomed her with open arms at the age of 86.

Mass of Christian Burial

Friday May 26, 2023 ~ St. Joseph's Church, Wayland ~ 11am ~
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