Jeannette D. Lavoie, 86, of Charlestown, NH, and previously of Claremont, NH, died Saturday, November 25, 2017, at Springfield Health & Rehab in Springfield, VT.
She was born in Hanover, NH, on April 2, 1931 the daughter of Maurice and Fernnande (Carignan) Dupuis.
She was a graduate of Lebanon High School.
Jeannette was the widow of Louis S. Lavoie whom she married on November 8, 1952.
She was a member of the Women’s Catholic Club. She enjoyed baking, sewing, square-dancing, drawing and playing cards with Sandy and Floyd Cornish. She had a booth in the Newport flea market where she sold her baked goods.
She had been a telephone operator before she was married. When she and Louis lived in Newport, NH, she was a crossing guard.
Her family meant the world to her and family holidays.
The family includes two sons, Brian G. Lavoie of Claremont and Darrell S. Lavoie of Windsor, VT; four daughters, Judith Shambo of Windsor, VT, Susan Eagles and her husband, Bill of Arkansas, Cheryl Brown of Chester, VT and Michelle Parker of Virginia; a brother, Robert Dupuis and his wife, Judy of Plainfield; also, many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, two sons-in-law, Robert R. Shambo and Robert Parker.
Friends may call at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Wednesday, November 29th, from 6 to 8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St Joseph Church on Thursday morning, at 11 AM with Father Arockia Antony officiating. A potluck reception will follow in the church hall.
Interment for Louis and Jeannette will be in St Mary Cemetery of Friday, December 1st, at 11 AM.
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