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Jeanne (Lacerte) Lagasse

Obituary for Jeanne (Lacerte) Lagasse

July 29, 1926 - January 13, 2020
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 93


Jeanne (Lacerte) Lagasse of Manchester died January 13, 2020, following a period of declining health.

Born in Manchester on July 29, 1926, she was the daughter of Albert and Eva (Bourassa) Lacerte. She was educated by the Presentation of Mary nuns in the Manchester Catholic schools and volunteered her time for them when she had children of her own.

Prior to retirement, she had worked as a supervisor at Prevue Products for many years. Jeanne was a lifelong parishioner of Saint Marie's Church and a member of the Ladies of St. Anne Sodality. She was also a member of the Catholic War Veterans Womens' auxiliary. Upon retirement, Jeanne and George enjoyed spending their winters in Florida. Both in FL and NH, many evenings were spent playing cards with their friends and attending weekly Bingo games. More than anything, Jeanne loved being surrounded by her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She will be remembered as a fun and devoted Mom and Grandma who loved to laugh and was always ready to learn a new game, even one that involves red Solo cups and ping pong balls!

She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 68 years, George, in 2018. She was also predeceased by brothers, Bert, Herve, Onil, Pete, Armand and Roger and sisters, Mandy and Gilly.

Family includes her four daughters, Denise Schnaars and husband Bill of Bedford, Louise Fulling and husband Brian of Goffstown, Colette Gagnon and husband Ray of Merrimack, Susan Nallan and significant other Jeff White of Deerfield; her son, Gerard Lagasse and wife Wendy of Goffstown; fourteen grandchildren, Matthew (Kathryn) Schnaars, Christopher (Abby) Schnaars, Gregory Schnaars, Andrew (Brittany) Schnaars, Amanda Methot, Army Capt. Adam Fulling, Scott (Stacey) Gagnon, Sarah (Timothy) Lewis, Peter Gagnon, Megan (Steve) Smith, Michael Nallan, Brendan Nallan, Anastasia (Eric) Forcier, and Meredith (Matt) Acker; 13 great-grandchildren; several nephews, nieces and dear friends.

Calling hours at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St, corner of North St, will be Thursday from 4 to 7 pm. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10 am in St. Marie Church, Notre Dame Ave. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Manchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the NH Alzheimer's Association, 166 S River Road, #210, Bedford, NH 03110.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Hillsborough County Nursing Home for their outstanding support and compassion.

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