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Diane R. Lajoie
WOONSOCKET - Diane R. (Desmarais) Lajoie, 65, of Mendon Road passed away Thursday at the Miriam Hospital, Providence. She was the beloved wife of Craig L. Lajoie, and they had been married for 45 years.
Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Raoul Desmarais and the late Germaine (Plante) St. George of Manville. She was a life-long resident of Woonsocket.
Mrs. Lajoie was employed as Secretary for the Cathedral Corporation of Lincoln for 9 years retiring in 2009, previously employed by Tupperware Inc. of Blackstone, MA, and Beauchmin Oil Company of Woonsocket.
She was a communicant of St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. She was also a Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph Church, Woonsocket and Wyndemere Woods in Woonsocket. She loved cooking and gardening.
Besides her husband, she leaves two brothers, Paul St. George and his wife Ruth of Cumberland and John St. George and his wife Ann of Woonsocket. She also leaves several nieces and a nephew.
A celebration of her life will be held Wednesday at 10 AM from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. Mass of Christian Burial at 11 AM in St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery, Manville. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours will be held Tuesday from 4 to 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to American Cancer Society - RI Chapter, 931 Jefferson Blvd, Ste 3004, Warwick, Rhode Island 02886.
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