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Yvonne (Poolet) Williams

July 26, 1924 ~ May 6, 2017 (age 92)

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Yvonne Poolet Williams, of Lake Havasu city, Arizona, passed away on May 6, 2017.  She was born on July 26, 1924 in Winooski, Vermont, the youngest daughter of eleven children, to parents Wilfred and Claudia Poolet.  She was 92 years of age.


Born in Winooski, Vermont, as a child she moved to Witherbee, New York. She went to high school in Mineville, New York.   She lived on Long Island during World War II where she worked in an airplane fastener factory.  She was also employed as a waitress at the family restaurant in Schroon Lake, New York, and later on in life she worked and taught craft classes at American Handicrafts in Phoenix, Arizona.  After retirement, she became a Homemaker, in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.   Yvonne had lived most of her life in New York but along with living in Witherbee and Schroon Lake, she also resided in Schenectady, New York, Moriah, New York, Phoenix, Arizona, Las Vegas, Nevada and finally made a permanent home in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.


Yvonne had many interests of which the most favorite were: shopping and couponing, making macramé plant hangers, and braiding rugs. She was an excellent seamstress, loved to crochet, redecorated several homes, and was a voracious reader (especially of crime novels).


Yvonne was preceded in death by her parents, Wilfred and Claudia Poolet; siblings, Aline Greenough, James Poolet, Jane Flint, Paul Poulet, Roger Poolet, Alex Poolet, Patrick Poolet, Lorraine Collette, and Alfred Poulette.


She is survived by her husband, Edmund Williams; daughter, Michelle Poolet, of Golden, Colorado; sister, Lillian Noxon, of Saratoga Springs, New York.


Services were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.  Thoughts and condolences can be sent to the family at  To send a free card, go to


 Service Information

Graveside Service
July 26, 2017

11:15 AM
St. Peter & Paul Cemetery
Dugway Rd.
Moriah, NY 12960

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