CLAREMONT — Lucille M. Bonneville, 92, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014 surrounded by her family at Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor, Vt. after a period of failing health.
She was born on April 2, 1921 in Claremont the daughter of Ernest J. Simoneau and Bernadette K. (Foisy) Simoneau Cloutier.
She was a graduate from St Mary Grammar School and a member of the 1939 graduating Class of St Mary High School.
She played the violin in the St Mary High School Orchestra and was the Manager for the High School girls basketball team.
Lucille belonged to the Jr. Catholic Daughters as a teen.
On May 30, 1940 she married Clifford A. Bonneville, who passed away on December 29, 1997.
She worked at Dartmouth Woolen Mill in Claremont for over 30 years retiring in 1983.
She resided in Claremont all of her life, until 2008 when she moved to the Village at Cedar Hill in Windsor, Vt.
She also spent many summers with Cliff at their camp on Stocker Pond in Grantham.
She was a longtime member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas in Claremont and a member of the St Joseph Church in Claremont. She belonged to the Red Hat Society in Lochmere.
Lucille loved to read and was an avid knitter. She always had a waiting list of her family needing her warm mittens.
She and Cliff were very supportive of the St Mary Cavaliers and traveled all over New England to parades and Drum Corp Competitions during the 1950's and 60's.
They were always there for their children and grandchildren whether it was sports or scouting activities.
The family includes her son, Paul E. Bonneville and his wife, Marjorie of Lochmere; her daughter, Jean K. Duval and her husband, Lawrence of Cornish; her grandchildren, John Bonneville of Dover, Michael Duval and his wife, Linda of Cornish, Maria Moulton and her husband, Joseph of Ossipee, Joan Foucher and her husband, Brian of Harrisville, Krista Duval and Nicholas Taylor of Unity, Robert Wolfe and his wife, Molly of Bedford and Rebecca Berris of Anacortes, Wash.; her great grandchildren, Jacob Berry, Thomas Berry, Samuel Foucher, Sarah Foucher, Rachel Foucher, Meaghan Taylor, Molly Taylor, Zachary Wolfe, Jordan Wolfe, Duncan Wolfe, Morgan Wolfe, Sydney Berris and Madison Berris.
Friends and family may call at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Friday, March 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. The Catholic Daughters of the Americas will conduct a service at 7 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday morning, at 11 a.m. at the St Joseph Church on Elm Street in Claremont. Burial will be held in St Mary's Cemetery. A reception will follow at The Village at Cedar Hill, Route 5 in Windsor, Vt.
Donations may be made in her memory to Mt. Ascutney Hospital, c/o Hospice Room Activities, 289 County Road, Windsor, VT 05089 or the Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad Street, Claremont, NH 03743.
To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence visit www.stringerfh.com.