MANCHESTER - Violet L. (Prive) Lamarine, 78, of Manchester passed away Saturday evening, March 8, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Manchester on Aug. 24, 1935, the daughter of Henry and Irene (Vanasse) Prive.She was a lifelong resident of the Queen City and was educated in the local school system. She worked for MKF for seven years and then was employed in Nutrition Services at the Beech Street School for 29 years until her retirement in 2012. She was devoted to the school and the children who attended. Violet was known to bring "extras" for those in need.Violet was a pillar of the Prive family and was the person others leaned on, as well as being the family baker, providing goodies for all. She was talented in knitting, sewing and gardening, among other things. She was a communicant of St. Anthony Parish.Her husband, George O. Lamarine, died in October 1998.Family members include seven sisters, Irene Trahan of Manchester, Rena Sorel of Bedford, Judy Charrette of Allenstown, Rita Laroche of Ocala, Fla., Pauline Caron of Epsom, Claire Lavertu of Ocala, Fla., and June Eaton of Auburn; three brothers, Milton Prive and Lucien Prive, both of Manchester, and Robert Prive of Candia; many nieces and nephews.Violet was predeceased by five brothers, Paul, Roland, Raymond, Roger and Peter Prive, and three sisters, Bertha Lafreniere, Rachel Christman and Georgette Tremblay..
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SERVICES: Calling hours will be held on Thursday, March 13, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the McHugh Funeral Home, 283 Hanover St., corner of Beech Street. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, March 14, at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony Church, 172 Belmont St. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, donations in Violet's name may be made to VNA Home Health & Hospice, 1070 Holt Ave., Suite 1400, Manchester NH 03109. Condolences may be offered at www.mchughfuneralhome.com.
Published in Union Leader on Mar. 12, 2014