Reine M. Lecourt
Loving mother, grandmother, and sister; 78
DRACUT -- Reine M. (Allard) Lecourt, a Dracut resident, widow of Gerard Lecourt, died on Saturday, December 21, 2013, following a period of declining health. She was 78.
Reine was born in Lowell on January 21, 1935, a daughter of the late Omer Gene and Yvonne (Dussault) Allard.
She was educated in Lowell schools, but had been a resident of Dracut for many years.
Reine had worked at D'Youville Senior Care in several roles such as a nurse's aide, and a laundry assistant but was most recently a homemaker.
She enjoyed trips with her late husband to the Beacon Hotel. Reine also took pleasure in dancing, cooking and baking. She also had a fondness for animals. Family was paramount to Reine and enjoyed all of her time spent with them.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Michael A. and Ann Marie Lecourt of Dracut, Daniel G. and Sally Lecourt of Chaska, MN; three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda and James Valade, Suzanne and Ronald Turcotte, all of Dracut, Renee and Michael Matthews of Winchendon; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a brother, Ronald Allard of Hadley; two sisters, Theresa Cushion of Lowell, Simonne Allard of Nashua, NH; a sister-in-law, Doris LaRoche of Derry, NH; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also the sister of the late Gerald Allard, Origene Allard, Roger Allard, Jules Allard, Louis Allard, Omer Allard, and Leone Bourgeault.
LECOURT -- Relatives and friends are invited to Reine's Life Celebration in the McKENNA-OUELLETTE FUNERAL HOME, 327 Hildreth Street from 4 until 8 PM on Friday. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 9:00 AM in Ste. Marguerite D'Youville Parish, 1340 Lakeview Ave., Dracut. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery. Donations in Reine's memory may be made to Joslin Diabetes Center, Development Office, 1 Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215. For directions and condolences, please visit www.mckennaouellette.com
McKenna-Ouellette Funeral Home
327 Hildreth St Lowell, MA 01850
Published in Lowell Sun on Dec. 26, 2013