Marie Violee Geoffrion passed away peacefully on March 3, 2013.
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Marie Violee McElroy was born Sept. 9, 1928, in Las Vegas. She met Louis Geoffrion in Las Vegas and they were wed Sept. 16, 1949. They moved to Los Alamos after their marriage where they lived for the 58 years until Marie was preceded in death by Louis in 2007. Marie was a longtime resident of Los Alamos and a recent resident of Sierra Vista Living Community in Santa Fe.
While in Los Alamos, Marie was an administrative assistant for the Los Alamos National Laboratory as well as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.
Marie is survived by her children, Angelique Geoffrion of Aptos, Calif., and Greg Geoffrion of Los Alamos, and her four grandchildren, Max and Moorea Lippert, as well as Tyler and Riley Geoffrion; her sister, Irene (Gotti) Morris, of Albuquerque and brother-in-law, Ray Angel of Las Vegas.
She was preceded in death by her sister, Dorothy Angel in 2011.
Marie's in-laws include Robert and Carmen Geoffrion, Arthur and Irene Geoffrion, Alfred and Gloria Geoffrion, Agnes and Victor Vigil, Irene and Henry Aranda, Rosemary and Jerry Duck, Juliet Lude, Doloris and Jimmy Rael.
Rosary was held on Thursday at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Los Alamos. The mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. today (Friday) at the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Los Alamos, with Father John Carney as celebrant.
Arrangements are under the direction of Berardinelli Family Funeral Services, 1399 Luisa Street, Santa Fe 87505, 984-8600.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Mar. 8, 2013