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Obituary: Diane R. (Vezina) Falardeau, 68

Sep 21, 2016 09:37AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Falardeau obit

LOWELL -- Diane R. (Vezina) Falardeau, age 68, a lifelong resident of Lowell, died Sept. 17, 2016 surrounded by her loving family at Tufts Hospital in Boston. She was the widow of Leo Robert Falardeau who died in 1983.

Diane was born in Lowell, Dec. 29, 1947, daughter of the late Leo & Rita (Dunn) Vezina. Diane was also sister of the late Martin Vezina.

Prior to her retirement, she was the owner of E.M. Hefler Movers of Lowell for over 25 years.

She was a former parishioner of St. Rita's Church, where she was also a former member and past-president of the Women's Guild. Diane was a devoted grandmother who loved the outdoors and working in her yard. She was also a former teacher and volunteer for the 4-H Club.

She is survived by her daughter & son-in-law, Tara & Roger Violette; her son and daughter-in-law, Leo & Robyn Falardeau, all of Lowell; a brother, Leo Vezina of Dracut; two sisters-in-law, Carol Vezina of Portsmouth, and Pauline Vezina of Hudson, NH; four grandchildren, Leo and Corey Falardeau, Makayla and Justin Violette; nieces & nephew, Tracie Doyle and Laurie MacNeill, both of Dracut (daughters of Leo and Pauline Vezina); Marty Vezina of Panama, and Kim Woods of Seabrook (children of Carol Vezina and the late Martin Vezina).

Relatives & friends will be received on WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2016 at the M.R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell, MA from 4:00 until 8:00 PM. Funeral Thursday Morning with a prayer service to take place in the funeral home at 10:00 AM. Graveside committal to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, donations in Diane's memory to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, - See more at:
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