Evelyn (Lajeunesse) Carter, 68, of Coventry, beloved wife of Michael A. Carter Sr., slipped peacefully into eternal rest at home surrounded by her family on Saturday, May 11, 2013, after a long and courageous battle with Alzheimer's disease.
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She was born in Hartford on Jan. 9, 1945, daughter of the late Romeo and Anita (Beaulieu) Lajeunesse. She had lived in Hartford for 25 years before moving to Manchester. She and her family resided in Manchester for 25 years, then moved to Coventry in 1987.
Besides her loving and devoted husband of 48 years, she leaves her son, Michael A. Carter Jr., and his wife, Danielle, of Garner, N.C.; her daughter, Michelle (Carter) Guzas, and her husband, Robert P. Jr., of Hudson, N.H.; the sunshines of her life, her three grandchildren, Ainsley and Joshua Carter, and Angelique Guzas; her brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Irene Lajeunesse of Vernon; her cousins, Ronald, Rita, and Philip Painchaud of Cheshire; as well as her very dear friends, Ann and Mike Davis, and Michael, Karen, Michael, and Nicole Green. She also leaves many nieces, nephews, and godsons.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 15, 2013, with a procession forming by 10 a.m. at Introvigne Funeral Home Inc., 51 E. Main St., Stafford Springs, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. at St. Edward Church, High Street, Stafford Springs. Burial will be held privately.
Calling hours are on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, Evelyn's family asks that a donation be made to the
, Connecticut Chapter, 2075 Silas Deane Highway, Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
For online condolences or directions please visit
Introvigne Funeral Home Inc
51 E Main St
Stafford Springs, CT 06076
Published in Journal Inquirer from May 13 to May 17, 2013