Christine was born in Worcester, daughter of the late Frederick and Ella (Rafuse) Brunelle. She was educated in the Worcester schools and graduated from Commerce High School.
Christine was a full-time mother and devoted caretaker to her family, a job that she cherished especially when it came to her 10 grandchildren. She enjoyed cooking, decorating anything and everything, dancing and her favorite pastime was shopping.
Her husband of 52 years, Edwin W. Wallace died in 2010. She leaves her loving children, James Wallace and his wife Joanne of Auburn, Maryellen Hussey and her husband Michael of Auburn, Christine McDermott and her partner Chris LeBlanc of Marlborough and Patrick Wallace and his wife Susan of Northbridge; ten grandchildren, Sean, Ryan, Timothy, Patrick, Steven, Courtney, Catherine, Maura, Ashlee and Justin; two sisters, Gay Gillon and Norma Beland; a brother, William “Billy” Brunelle; and her best friend, Joe DiCarlo; Also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. She was predeceased by four sisters, Barbara, Alice, Rhoda and Sylvia and three brothers, Gerald “Denny”, Frederick “Teddy” and Clarence “Ed” Brunelle.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Christine’s family on Monday, April 10 2017 from 9:00-11:00 am in the BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central St, Auburn. Her funeral Mass will follow and be celebrated at 11:30 am in North American Martyr’s Church, 8 Wyoma Drive, Auburn. Burial will be private at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to, AHS Rocket Booster Club, 99 Auburn Street Auburn, Ma 01501