Anita M. Lefebvre
Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother
TEWKSBURY – Anita M. (Lemire) Lefebvre, born on December 17, 1924 in Lowell, MA passed away peacefully on March 17th at the High Pointe House, Haverhill, MA at the age of 95. Anita was a resident of Tewksbury, MA. She was a devoted wife to her late husband of almost 75 years Gerard Joseph Lefebvre and the daughter of the late Mederique Lemire and the late Lillian (Brautigan) Lemire. Anita worked at Grace Shoe in Lowell and as a kindergarten bus driver for the Community Teamwork, Inc. Head Start Program in Tewksbury, MA.
Anita was a devoted mother of 14 children, she loved life and fought fiercely for hers, right to the very end. Anita was an amazing woman with many interests. She especially enjoyed gardening, loved playing cards with the ladies, playing basketball with her grandchildren and pitching horseshoes with her sons and friends. She was also an avid league bowler for the Fabulous Duo’s at the Brunswick Lanes in Lowell for over 25 years. She loved the outdoors and dancing. She brightened the lives of many and was loved by all. Anita will be dearly missed by all those that loved her. We love you mom.
Anita is survived by seven daughters and six sons. Doris M. Bourassa and her late husband, Richard of Tyngsboro, Betty Ann Pollinger of Tewksbury, Lorraine Theriault and her late husband, Ronald of Tewksbury, Pauline Murphy and her late husband, Richard of Phoenix, AZ, Janet Richards and her husband, Jedd of Windham, NH, Patricia Ann Levesque and her husband, David of Methuen, and Diane Cowett and her husband Kevin of Middlefield, CT. Paul Lefebvre and his wife, Cindi of Pepperell, Robert Lefebvre and his wife, Patricia of Tewksbury, David Lefebvre and his wife, Tina of Tewksbury, Dennis Lefebvre and his wife, Lisa of Pepperell, Thomas Lefebvre and his companion Robin Geoffroy of Lowell, and William Lefebvre of Leominster and his companion Amy Fitzgerald and the late James Lefebvre. She is also survived by 26 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.
She was also the sister of the late Paul, Roland, Norman and Raymond Lemire, Lucille Boisonneault and Jeannette Ducharme.
Special recognition is due to the dedicated professionals at the High Pointe House Hospice program. The family would like to request that donations be made to the homehealthfoundation.org/donate, or a charity of your choice.
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