Plainfield - Lucille Dolores (Meunier) Carroll of Plainfield, beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, passed away unexpectedly at home on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
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Lucille was born in Danielson, on June 15, 1927, the daughter of the late Severien M. and Melora (Guertin) Meunier. She graduated from St. James School in 1942, and from Killingly High School in 1946. Lucille was employed at Danielson Federal, Powdrell and Alexander, and Bullard Clark Co.
She married Richard Allen Carroll on July 15, 1950, at St. James Church in Danielson. They moved to Plainfield and never left, enjoying 58 years of married life. Lucille was a stay at home mom, devoting herself to homemaking and raising their daughters. Their family meant everything to them all of their lives. Lucille enjoyed feeding the birds and squirrels in her yard.
Richard predeceased Lucille on Sept. 13, 2008.
Lucille is survived by her daughters and their husbands, Susan and Carmine DeStefano of Mystic, Sharon and George "Mitch" Geer Jr. of East Haddam, and Joy and Ronald Reho of Shelton. She was the proud grandmother of four grandchildren, Emily (Jason) Belliveau and Sarah DeStefano (fiancÃ© Scott Webster), all of Mystic, and Eric and Kelly Reho of Shelton. Lucille was overjoyed when her great-granddaughters, Kahlan Lucille and Norah Jane Belliveau, joined the family. They were the light of her life.
Her five brothers and a sister predeceased her, Roland, Aldor, Norman "Pete", infant Noel, Donald Meunier, and Adrienne Poirier.
We will miss your fun loving independent spirit, Mom, and will love you and miss you forever.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday from Dougherty Bros. Funeral Home, 595 Norwich Road, Plainfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in St. John the Apostle Church, 10 Railroad Ave., Plainfield. Burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Danielson. A visiting hour will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made for the benefit of Lucille's great-granddaughters' education, to Happy Time Nursery School, c/o Susan DeStefano, 119 High St., Mystic, CT 06355.
Dougherty Brothers Funeral Home
595 Norwich Road
Plainfield, CT 06374
Published in The Day on Apr. 15, 2014