Leonilda 'Hilda' Descoteaux
Loving mother, grandmother, and sister; 86
NASHUA, NH -- Leonilda "Hilda" A. (Mondazzi) Descoteaux, age 86, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, at her home in Nashua, NH, after a brief illness.
She was the wife of the late Albert R. Descoteaux who passed away in 2008.
She was born in Lowell on January 1, 1928, a daughter of the late Michael and Angelina (DiRocco) Mondazzi. Hilda was a resident of Nashua, NH for the last nine years and was formerly of Pelham, NH.
She enjoyed watching old movies, shopping and was an avid fan of the New England Patriots. Most of all, Hilda loved spending time with her family.
She is survived by her children, David Descoteaux and his wife, Annette of Pelham; Gail Descoteaux and her companion, George Medeiros of Billerica, Steve Descoteaux of Nashua, Diane Peters of San Diego, CA, and Nancy DiRocco and her husband, Peter of Belle Mead, NJ; two sisters, Rita Brown of Lowell, and Rose Lessard of Pelham, NH; eight grandchildren, Michael Zabierek of Las Vegas, NV, Demetra Gore and her husband, Billy of Atlanta, GA, Peter Petropoulakos and his wife, Ly of Los Angeles, CA, Jeffrey Descoteaux and his companion, Jacqui Petrin of Pelham, NH, Renee Murray and her husband, David of Nashua, Stephanie DiRocco of Tampa, FL, Jessica and Kevin DiRocco of Belle Mead, NJ; three great-grandchildren, Kaelyn, Hayden and Ava; her beloved friend and cousin, Edna Gorski of Lowell; also many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Mary Lambert, Viola McLain, Albert and Joseph Mondazzi and Adela Kane.
DESCOTEAUX -- At her request, funeral services were held privately on Saturday, May 31 with interment at Gibson Cemetery, Pelham, NH. Those who wish may make memorial contributions to Circle Home Health Hospice Inc., (former VNA of Greater Lowell), 336 Central St., Lowell, MA 01852. Arrangements are in the care of the M. R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell. To share your thoughts and memories of Hilda, please visitwww.laurinfuneralhome.com, 978-452-0121.
M.R. Laurin & Son Funeral Home
295 Pawtucket Street Lowell, MA 01854
Published in Lowell Sun on June 1, 2014