1936 – 2014

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Jacqueline I. Lavoie, 77, of Bedford, N.H., died Thursday, March 13, at her winter home following a courageous battle with cancer.

Born in Lewiston on Oct. 30, 1936, she was the daughter of Joseph and Josephine (Landry) Carrier. As a communicant of Saint Elizabeth Seton in Bedford, N.H., she was a member and past-president of the Ladies Guild and taught CCD. Jackie was also active in the Bedford Women’s Club.

In her winter home of Bonita Springs, Fla., she was involved in several community activities, including shuffleboard and bocce. A loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker, she enjoyed cooking and spending time with her many close friends and family.

Jackie is survived by her husband of 58 years, Maurice “Bill” Lavoie; one daughter, Joline Manseau and husband, Normand, of Manchester, N.H.; three sons, the Rev. Ronald Lavoie and wife, Linda, of Rigby, Idaho, Jules Lavoie and husband, Brad Gagnon, of Ayer, Mass., and Jerome Lavoie of Columbus, Miss.; five grandchildren, Marc, Christine, Nicole, Laura and Ronald; a great-granddaughter, Claire; brother, Lionel Carrier and wife, Jeannine, of Allentown, N.J.; and a sister, Lorraine LaCasse and husband, Arthur, of Portland.

She was predeceased by her brothers, Camille, Albert, the Rev. Lucien and Bertrand; and sisters, Rita, Laurette and Muriel.

Condolences may be made in the online guest book at www.bouffordfuneralhome.com.

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