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Jeanette Marie (LaCoy) Dillon

1928 - 2015 NORTH ADAMS Mrs. Jeanette Marie (LaCoy) Dillon, 86, of 259 Mohawk Forest Boulevard, died on April 9, at Sweetbrook Care Center. She was born in Chicopee, Mass. on August 14, 1928 a daughter of Frank and Minnie (Barcomb) LaCoy. She attended schools in North Adams and graduated from Drury High School. She trained with college courses in Early Child Development at Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. and North Adams State College in North Adams. She was employed at Sprague Electric Company and later was employed with Head Start Child Development Program for 19 years in the Northern Berkshire area. Jeanette was awarded the outstanding employee of the year staff award in 1986, she retired in 1990. She worked on a part time basis at the Louison House in Adams, for the homeless where she received many awards for her volunteer work. She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Her late husband, James F. Dillon, died on February 28, 2008. She is survived by one daughter, Kathleen Phaneuf and her husband, David, of North Adams; and two granddaughters, Elizabeth Phaneuf, and Jennifer Phaneuf; a great-grandson, David Trudeau. Jeanette was pre-deceased by a son, James Lavigne; and another son who died in infancy. She was also predeceased by three sisters, Marion Mokus, Rita Swenson, and Christine Pugliese; and four brothers, Donald, Francis, Robert LaCoy, and Ronald Doyle. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Jeanette Dillon will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 14, at 11 a.m. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Calling hours will be at FLYNN DAGNOLI FUNERAL HOME - CENTRAL CHAPEL 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA on Monday April 13, 2015 from 5 - 7 p.m. Donations may be made to the through the funeral home. To send a message or a card please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.



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Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Apr. 10, 2015
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