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Rita J (Gagne) Riendeau

September 26, 1928 ~ June 25, 2018 (age 89)

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Berlin, NH

Rita J (Gagne) Riendeau passed away on Monday, June 25, 2018 at St. Vincent de Paul Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.  She was 89 years old.

Born in Easthampton, MA, she was the daughter of Arthur and Anna (Caouette) Gagne.    

On July 26, 1947 she married Laurier and together they raised eight children.  They enjoyed going camping and dancing.  She also enjoyed knitting, crossword puzzles, cooking, playing cards and Bingo, however her greatest joy was attending family gatherings and listening to the Riendeau family playing music.

Besides her parents she is predeceased by her husband Laurier who passed away in 2015; her sisters, Alice Riendeau, Gloria Hebert, Irene Chagnon, Lorriane Desmarais, Jeanne Labonte; a brother  Arthur “Pete” Gagne.

She leaves behind; Five sons, Raymond Riendeau of Orlando, FL, Paul Riendeau and wife Nancy of Hampton, NH, Lionel “Ti” Riendeau and wife Bonnie of Gorham, NH, Donald Riendeau and wife Nancy of Gorham, NH, Ricky Riendeau of Berlin, NH; Three daughters, Louise Riendeau of Sebastian, FL, Janine Provencher of Berlin, NH, Tina Host and husband Al of Gorham, NH; 18 grandchildren Christian Riendeau, Daniel Riendeau, John Riendeau, Renee Baum, Danielle Bouthiette, Steven Riendeau, Corey Riendeau, John Provencher, James Provencher, Shawna Kozacka, Joey Riendeau, Ryan Riendeau, Thomas Cote, Brian Cote, Beth Host, Emily Host, Zachary Host and Justin Host; several great and great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Friends and relativities may call on the family on Thursday, June 28th from 9:30am-12:30pm Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin, NH  03570.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, June 28th at 1:00pm at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, Berlin, NH.  Interment will follow at the Holy Family Cemetery in Gorham, NH.

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June 28, 2018

9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Fleury-Patry Funeral Home
72 High Street
Berlin, NH 0370

Mass of Christian Burial
June 28, 2018

1:00 PM
St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish
345 Pleasant Street
Berlin, NH 03570

Interment following funeral service
June 28, 2018

Holy Family Parish
9 Church Street
Gorham, NH 03581

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