MANCHESTER - Lucille I. Biron, 84, of Manchester, died peacefully on Dec. 29, 2012, at Villa Crest Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family.
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Lucille was born in Manchester, on Aug. 18, 1928 and was a lifelong resident.
She was the daughter of Gustave and Eva Rose (Douville) Bouchard of Manchester.
She attended St. Augustin's Elementary School and graduated from St. George's High School in 1946. She was well known for her artistic talent.
Lucille was married on Jan. 8, 1955 to her beloved husband, Roland. Prior to raising her family, Lucille worked as a supervisor at the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company in Manchester. She was an exceptionally dedicated and very supportive wife, assisting with many of the art projects during her husband's teaching career at Bartlett Elementary School.
Lucille and her husband, Roland loved big band music and were accomplished ballroom dancers. She loved the outdoors with her family and enjoyed playing bridge and traveling extensively with her husband.
Above all else, she cherished the time spent with her family and will be remembered as a kind, courageous, loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be missed by her surviving family members who include her husband of 58 years, Roland; daughter, Michele Couture, and her husband, William; son, Francis, and his wife Carmen, all of Manchester; four grandchildren, Allison (Couture) Erickson, and her husband Brendan, William Couture, Christopher and Gregory Biron; one brother, Paul Bouchard, and his wife, Muriel, of Hampton; along with her beloved sisters-in law, Claire Bouchard, Theresa Desbiens and Therese Bouchard; many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her infant daughter, Yvonne; infant son, Daniel; three brothers, Andrew, Roland and Maurice; and sister Jeannette.
With grateful hearts, we would like to express our love and appreciation to the many special people in her life. The loyal and dedicated caregivers at Villa Crest, Amedisys Hospice and Easter Seals for their devoted caregiving.
SERVICES: There will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, in St. Anthony of Padua Church, 172 Belmont St., Manchester. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc., http://www.lbda.org/go/donate.
Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory will be assisting with the arrangements. To send a message of condolence, go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com.
Lambert Funeral Home
1799 Elm Street Manchester, NH 03104
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 31, 2012