Mildred L. (Gavin) MacIntyre, 79, of Bethel, died Dec. 18, 2011, at Danbury Hospital. She was the widow of Wilbur A. MacIntyre.

Mrs. MacIntyre was born Dec. 10, 1932, in Barre, Vt., daughter of the late Jeannette and John Gavin.

She had lived in Danbury most of her life before moving to Bethel 10 years ago.

Mrs. MacIntyre, a member of the Clan MacIntyre, was very involved with the Bethel Senior Center and participated in many of their volunteer programs for the community.

She enjoyed traveling, ceramics, knitting and her family, especially her grandchildren.

Mrs. MacIntyre is survived by two sons, Bruce MacIntyre, and his wife, Lois, of Manning, S.C., and James MacIntyre, and his wife, Jeannie, of Danbury; four daughters, Susan Villa, and her husband, Gary, of Washington, Vt., Debbie MacIntyre, of New Milford, Sandy MacIntyre, of Bethel, and Jean Letizia, and her husband, Joseph, of Brookfield; a brother, Richard Gavin; three sisters, Shirley Simpson, Betty West and Dorothy Ryan; 15 grandchildren, Jacquelyn, Meghan, Brendan, Jessica, Cody, Bruce Jr., Mon, Sasha, Tina, Norman, Justin, Joshua, Yon, Nate and Tanya; nine great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held today (Friday) at noon at the Hull Funeral Home, 60 Division St., Danbury. Burial will be in Roxbury Cemetery in the spring.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 372 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT 06897.