LACONIA — Evelyn F. Daigneault, 93, of Academy Street, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, August 24, 2014. She was the widow of Francis Daigneault who died in 1980.
Mrs. Daigneault was born August 23, 1921 in Laconia, N.H., the daughter of the late Arkino and Evon (Guay) Russilillo. She was a lifetime resident of Laconia and had been employed at Scott & Williams and Bergen-Paterson before retiring in 1986. After her retirement, she worked with her niece at Village Bakery, Laconia.
Mrs. Daigneault was a communicant of St. Joseph Church and was a member of St. Joseph Ladies' Guild and the Catholic Daughters of America and enjoyed playing "Bingo".
Survivors include two grandchildren, Scott F. Daigneault and his wife, Judy, of Gilford and Deborah "Debbie" L. Grant and her husband, Michael, of Laconia; four great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; a sister, Elizabeth "Betty" Gilbert, and her husband, "Rene J.", of Gilford; a daughter-in-law, Elizabeth "Betty" Daigneault, of Laconia and many nephews and nieces. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was predeceased by her son, Normand F. Daigneault, in 2002 and by a brother, Lorenzo Russilillo, in 1993.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carriage House of the Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 29, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish, St. Joseph Church, 30 Church Street, Laconia, N.H.
Burial will follow in the family lot at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield St., Laconia, N.H.
For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to St. Andre Bessette Parish, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia, N.H. 03246 or to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, PO Box 1000 Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, N.H. is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.