Georgette B. (Berard) Garneau

October 4, 1929 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 91)


Georgette Angelina Garneau ( GG) 91, of Sanford, died peacefully at home on September 30, 2021.  Georgette was born in Sanford Maine on October 4, 1929.  She was the daughter of Joseph and Angelina ( Marchand) Berard.  In 1948 she married the love of her life Marcel Garneau until his death together they had three children.


She worked a variety of retail and manufacturing jobs including jobs at Goodall Mills, Donut Center, Seamlock Carpet and Sprague Electric.


She enjoyed spending time with her friends and family especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren who held a special place in her  heart.  She was an avid card player, bowler, and traveler.  She also enjoyed shopping and going to restaurants with her friends.  She was a parishioner of ST Therese of Lisieux in Sanford Maine.


She is predeceased by her husband Marcel Garneau, Her parents Joseph and  Angelina Berard, her brothers Paul, Henry and John ( Joe ), sister, Jeanette.


She is survived by her daughter Susan Garneau- Leyenda and husband Arturo of  Arundel Maine.  Her sons Norman Garneau and his wife Rita of Sanford Maine, and Patrick Garneau and wife Marcia of Springvale Maine.  Her grandchildren Jeffrey Fournier of Sanford Maine, Christopher Fournier and his wife Kathryn of Lititz Pennsylvania , Kelly- Jeanne Fournier of Kirkland Washington, Jason Garneau and wife Johnna of Waterboro Maine, Aimee Garneau of Sanford Maine, Erica Mann and husband Nate of Springvale Maine and Joseph Garneau and his wife Bryanna of Sanford as well as 14 great grandchildren and 4 great great grandchildren as well as many nieces, nephews and close friends


The family would like to thank Wentworth Homecare and Hospice and Dr Spiros Lazos, MD and Southern Maine Health Care.


Visiting Hours will be on Sunday,  October 3rd from 4 to 6PM at the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter Street.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10AM at St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church in Sanford.  Burial will follow at St. Ignatius Cemetery in Sanford.


In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in her memory to Wentworth Homecare and Hospice of Somersworth, NH, 9 Andrews Road, Somersworth, NH  03878.


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October 3, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Lafrance - Lambert &!

Mass of Christian Burial
October 4, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Therese of Lisieux Parish (Sanford)

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