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Rose "Lucy" Corbiere

1917 - 2014 NORTH ADAMS Rose Lucile (Maxymillian) "Lucy" Corbiere, 96, of 40 Prospect Street, Turners Falls, passed peacefully from this life on Jan. 18, 2014, at the Poet Seat Health Care Center, 359 High Street, Greenfield. "Lucy" was born on July 21, 1917, in North Adams, the daughter of Anthony and Anna Maxymillian. She was educated in North Adams Public Schools, and graduated from North Adams State Teacher's College in the Class of 1939. She married Louis S. Corbiere, Sr., on Dec. 31, 1940, in St. Francis of Assisi Parish. They established their home, raised a family of three children, Louis S. Jr., Charles A. "Chuck," and Patricia. Lucy was employed at the Sprague Electric Company in their research lab that developed the first computer chips. She retired when Sprague moved to Florida and moved to Turners Falls to be closer to her family. She was an avid reader and a veritable encyclopedia of flower gardening and a rose enthusiast. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Peace Church in Turners Falls. Lucile is survived by her two sons and their spouses, Louis S. Jr., and his wife, Julie, of Montville, Maine, and Charles A. and his wife, Ellen, of Lincoln Park, N.J., and her six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Patricia, and by her husband Louis S. Sr., on Feb. 16, 2013. FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services in celebration of her life and many gifts will be observed on Tuesday, Jan., 21, 2014, from the MCCARTHY FUNERAL HOMES, 14 Prospect Street, Turners Falls, with the Rev. Fr. Stanley J. Aksamit, pastor of Our Lady of Peace Church, to offer a Catholic Rite of Burial Service at 3 p.m. The Corbiere family will receive guests prior to the services from 2 until time of the service. At Lucy's request, she will be cremated and a private inurnment and committal service will take place at the convenience of her family in the spring in the St. Joseph's Cemetery, Williamstown, where she and her beloved husband, Louis, will be laid to rest. Expressions of affection in the form of charitable contributions are suggested in her memory, in lieu of flowers, to the National Parkinson's Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Miami, FL 33131. The McCarthy Funeral Homes of Greenfield and Turners Falls have been entrusted with the arrangements. Guest book and condolence message available at www.mccarthyfuneralhomes.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 20, 2014
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