November 30, 1943 - March 11, 2017
Manchester, New Hampshire | Age 73
Lorette A. (Gobeil) Leafe, 73, of Manchester, died March 11, 2017 at her home after a period of declining health.
She was born in Manchester on November 30, 1943 to Henri and Gertrude (Doucet) Gobeil. She graduated from Pembroke Academy and attended Notre Dame College. She lived in Manchester for most of her life.
Lorette worked at Sylvania in Manchester for many years. She had a great interest in genealogy and was a member of the American-Canadian Genealogical Society. She was also a cheerleader coach for the South Sabres football team.
The family includes her husband of 53 years, Stephen M. Leafe of Manchester; three children, Michael Leafe and his wife, Jane, of Manchester, Ann-Marie Bishop of Cheshire, CT and James Eric Leafe and his wife, Debbie, of Land O' Lakes, FL; six grandchildren, Tucker Bishop, Thomas Bishop, Amber Leafe, Austin Leafe, Zachary Zeoli and Ashley Zeoli; a brother, Lionel Gobiel and his wife, Sylvia, of Suncook; and nieces and nephews.
A funeral ceremony was held on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North Street, Manchester. Interment at the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen will be at the convenience of the family.