Lucien P. Lacasse


BERLIN, N.H. – Lucien P. Lacasse, 79, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 2, at Coos County Nursing Home.

He was born on April 8, 1927, in Berlin, a son of the late Edmond and Marie Louise (Bouffard) Lacasse. He attended Berlin schools before serving as a Marine in both World War II and the Korean War. He was married to Alfreda (Pelletier) on July 1, 1950, at Saints Peter and Paul Church in Lewiston, and they resided there together for nine years, before returning to Berlin.

He worked at the Berlin Foundry and later as carpenter with Local 407. He was a long-time communicant of Guardian Angel Parish and was also involved with the Holy Name Society. He was a tireless volunteer for the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Shop, and also served as a Eucharistic minister, giving communion to those in area nursing homes. Additionally, he was a long-time member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 506, attaining the rank of Fourth Degree Knight.

He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Alfreda E. (Pelletier) Lacasse; his three daughters, Rachel Glynn, and her husband, Michael, of Dummer, N.H., Velma Robison, and her husband, Rob, of Crawley, La. and Lucy Couch, and her life-mate, Daniel Goupil, of Berlin; his two sons, Marc Lacasse, and his wife, Cheri, of Tucson, Ariz. and Don Lacasse, and his wife, Jackie, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; his 10 grandchildren, Will and Catey Lacasse of Arizona, David, Robin, Sam and Rachel Lacasse of Colorado, Sara Beth Robison of Louisiana and Bethany, Michaela and Jeffrey Couch of New Hampshire; his two sisters, Gertrude Paradis and Jeannine Dayon; and his four brothers, Clarence, Leo, Norman and Gerard Lacasse.

He was predeceased by his parents; and sister, Aurore Lettre.