LACHAPELLE, JeanninePeacefully passed away at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, September 6, 2013 at the age of 76 years. Predeceased by her parents, Joseph and Irma (Rivard) Goudreault. Beloved wife of Jean-Claude Lachapelle of Chelmsford. Loving mother of Richard (Jamie), Denis (Liz), Yves (Bonnie), Susan (Monique) and Marleen Gladu (Gilles). Cherished grandmother of 17 grandchildren; Crystal, John, Ryan, Katie, Debbie, Jeffry, Bobby-Ann, Stephanie, Kristin, Wes, Cody, Cindy, Jessie, Josée, Martin, Tiana and Chelsea and great-grandmother of 9 great-grandchildren; Daniel, Drake, Greer, Sara, Travis, Samantha, Cashton, Danika-Nicole and Aleks. Dear sister of Jean-Guy (Barbara, late Margo), Huguette (Guy Tessier), Roland (Aline), Yvon (Julie, late Danielle), Gérald, Richard (Marie), Diane (Gaëtan Gauvin) and Michel (Denise). Sadly missed by her Lachapelle in-laws, many nieces, nephews and friends. Her passing leaves a huge emptiness in the lives of those who knew her. Jeannine was a gentle woman with an infectious smile, an excellent cook, who loved to chat and easy to tease. She made many creations with ceramics, knitting and paper tolls. She loved receiving visitors and going camping. Jeannine and Jean-Claude just celebrated their 58th anniversary of marriage on September 3rd. She was devoted to her husband, her daughter, her four sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. “We love you Mom.” The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 4691 R.R. 15, Chelmsford on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 11 a.m. at St-Joseph Church, Chelmsford. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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