Rachael Anne LaJoie

Rachael Anne LaJoie
of Ashburnham; 18

ASHBURNHAM -- Rachael Anne LaJoie, 18, of Ashburnham, died Saturday, May 3, 2014 in UMass Medical Center.

Rachael was born in Gardner on January 26, 1996. She was outgoing, loving, and had a big heart. Rachael was a great mother to her daughter, Brooke, whom she gave everything to. She wanted to provide the best life for her. Rachael was a senior at Oakmont Regional High School, graduating this year. She was greatly looking forward to walking on the stage to receive her diploma with her classmates. Rachael wanted to make everyone proud; most of all, her daughter. She will always be known in her family as their firecracker. She loved her friends and was always willing to be there for them in any way.

Rachael is survived by her mother, Judy (Brennan) Bilodeau and her husband Rodney of Ashburnham; father, Shawn LaJoie and his wife Danielle (Hallett) of Clinton; her beloved daughter, Brooke E. LeBrecque; siblings, Zackary Brennan, Jon Knight, Zachary Bilodeau, Tyler Hallett, and Iesha Brennan; grandparents, Ann Brennan of Ashburnham, Ronald LaJoie of Worcester, and Pamela Barden of Orange; and great-grandmother, Nana Barrett. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Sandra and Norman LeBlanc and family.

She was predeceased by her Papa, Charles Brennan.

LAJOIE -- Calling hours will be held in Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg on Wednesday, May 7, from 4-7 PM. A graveside service will be held in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner Thursday, May 8, at 10:00 AM.

In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made to the Brooke LeBrecque Fund c/o Tom Allain, 470 Lancaster Street., Leominster, MA 01453.

Funeral Home

Brandon Funeral Home
305 Wanoosnoc Road Fitchburg, MA 01420
(978) 343-4444

Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on May 6, 2014