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Rita Lajoie
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Rita Lajoie

Tuesday, December 26th, 1939 - Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Obituary

Rita A Lajoie 79, died Monday, September 2, 2019 at Varney Crossing of North Berwick, ME after a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

Rita was born in Berwick, ME on December 26, 1939, the daughter of Joseph and Dorothy Normand of Berwick ME.

Rita graduated from Berwick High School and retired from Prime Tanning.

Rita was a military wife and mother and was deeply devoted to her family. In her spare time, she loved spending time with her grandchildren, baking and spending time in the garden.

She was predeceased by her brother Earnest; sister Caroline and son Mark.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Ronald R. Lajoie of Sanford, ME; son Ray Lajoie and partner Jef Demotta of Sarasota, FL; daughter Carol A Brawn of Huntsville, AL; son Michael A Lajoie and wife Darlene of Milton, NH; son Mitchell A Lajoie and wife Pam of Sanford, ME; daughter Michele M Lajoie of Biddeford, ME; sister Bert Knight of Berwick, ME; and sister Maria Dagan of South Berwick, ME, as well as 10 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held from 5-7PM on Friday, September 13, 2019 at Laing Bibber Funeral Chapel 36 Rochester St., Berwick, ME. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at St Martins Catholic Church, 120 Maple St., Somersworth NH.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Maine Parkinson’s Society, 146 Parkway South, Ste. 210, Brewer, ME 04412 or to Varney Crossing Activity Fund, 47 Elm Street, North Berwick ME 03906.

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Rita’s Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com.

Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, September 13th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Laing Bibber Funeral Chapel
    36 Rochester St. (P.O. Box 728)
    Berwick, ME
    Friday, September 13th, 2019
    5:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Saturday, September 14th, 2019 | 10:00am
    St. Martin Catholic Church
    120 Maple Street
    Somersworth, NH
    Saturday, September 14th, 2019
    10:00am

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Elaine Seebaugh

Our deepest sympathy to Ron and his family. We will remember Rita for her thoughtfulness and smile. She is a bright star in heaven now, may she rest in peace. Love Elaine and Jim Seebaugh
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