hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

January 23, 2014

Germaine Lagasse, 88

Haverhill — Germaine (LaFrance) Lagasse, 88, of Haverhill, passed away Thursday, January 16, at the Wingate at Andover.

She was born in Haverhill on February 20, 1925, daughter of the late Joseph and Charlena J. (Dunn) LaFrance.

Germaine was educated in the Haverhill school system and was employed in the local shoe industry.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Joseph LaFrance and Roland Dunn.

She is survived by a daughter, Judith Dziadosz and her husband Robert of Tewksbury; grandchildren, Robert Dziadosz Jr. and his wife Jennifer, of Boxford, Kimberly Lien and her husband David of Georgetown, Christopher Dziadosz and his wife Tam of Worcester and 10 great-grandchildren.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, January 18, at St. John the Baptist Church, Haverhill. Interment followed in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. An hour of visitation preceded her funeral at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Bradford Funeral Home, 210 South Main St., Bradford. Contributions in her memory can be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack Street, Building 9, Lawrence, MA 01843. Condolences to her family may be made at www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.