DEERFIELD BEACH, FL / RICHFORD, VT – Lillian S. Favreau, age 87, beloved wife for 52 years of the late Gaetan Favreau, passed away Wednesday March 29, 2006 at Philadelphia House in Spring Hill, FL
She was born October 13, 1918 in Shawinigan Falls, Quebec Canada, the youngest of 11 children to the late Hilaire & Mary (Boisvert) Despres.
She married Gaetan at the age of 21, had 2 children and ran a General Store in Dunham, Quebec Canada before moving to Hartford, CT in 1956. There they raised their children, became grandparents, and were active members of the community for 26 years. In 1982 Lillian and Gaetan retired to Deerfield Beach, FL.
She is survived by her children, Micheline Sprinczeles and her husband Steven of Spring Hill, FL, and Jean (John) Pierre Favreau and his wife Diane of Marlborough, CT.; her beloved grandchildren, Nicole Fleming and her husband Robert, Kurt Metzger, Jean Pierre Favreau Jr., and Mark Favreau; her great grandchildren, Megan, Katherine and Ross Fleming, and Andrew, Justin and Christian Favreau; her sister, Mary Jane Bessette of Franklin, VT; a sister-in-law, Simone Fontaine of Montreal, Que. Canada; several nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband she was predeceased by several siblings
Funeral services will be held Friday April 7, 2006 at 11:00 AM at All Saints Catholic Church in Richford, VT with Rev. Frank Eksterowicz celebrating the Mass of Christian burial. Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held Friday from 9:45 AM to 10:45 AM at the Spears Funeral Home, 140 Main St., Richford, VT
For those who wish, contributions in her memory may be made to Hernando/Pasco Hospice, 12260 Cortez Blvd., Brooksville, FL. 34613
Condolences may be sent to the family on-line through www.spearsfuneralhome.com