Published DateNORTHGLENN, Colo. — Lucien Joseph Vallee, 97 formally of Laconia NH passed away in Northglenn, Colo. on March 4, 2013 after a period of ill health.
Lucien was born May 25, 1915 in Berlin NH, son of Arthur & Lucille (Lessard) Vallee.
Lucien was the vice counselor for the Paris embassy during World War II, he also worked as a marketing manager for GE for many years, Lucien graduated from Harvard and Saint Anselm college, his greatest passion was teaching, he was a professor of economics and marketing for community colleges and the University of California, Chico.
Lucien was an active communicant of many churches throughout his life, Lucien became a deacon of the Catholic church, he was also communicant of Sacred Heart Church, and was a active member of the regional Catholic marriage preparation of engaged couples, also a member of the senior citizens organization dedicated to the relief of the poor and less fortunate and a active member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He also loved to travel.
Survivors include his 2 daughters Carol Vallee of Denver Colo., Gloria Rutt and her husband Wade Rutt of Arizona, a son Kenneth Vallee of Florida and his wife carol, 2 step sons Robert "Fudge" Fugere and his wife CJ of Belmont, John E Fugere of Dayton Tex., 2 brothers Gideon (John) Vallee of Berlin and Robert Vallee and his wife Pauline of Gorham, a sister Cecile Poirier and her husband JP of Berlin, 5 granddaughters Wendy Susich of Thornton Colo., Melissa Hill and her husband Rick of Laconia, Jannie Churchwood of Tex., Kelly Mcadam of Laconia, Jarna Nickelson of Scotland, 5 grandsons Jason Stevens and his wife Chelsea of Salt Lake City Utah, Tim and Deeann, John and Kathy; and Frank and Angie Fugere all of Texas and Troy Fugere of Franklin; several nephews and nieces and great-grandchildren among them his cherished Jake Susich of Colo., Lucien and Cole Stevens of Utah, Ricky and Katie Hill of Laconia.
Lucien was predeceased by his first wife of 40 years Lucille (Vincent) Vallee, his 2nd wife of 20 years Dora Fugere Vallee, 2 step sons Richard Fugere and Francis Fugere, 2 brothers Rosario Joseph Vallee and Gerard Vallee and a sister Gertrude (Vallee) Ouellette.
A private mass will be held at the Holy Cross Thornton Colo.
Burial will be in Glen Oaks Memorial Park Chico, California.
Memorial donations may be made to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Lakeport, N.H.