Jacqueline A. (Delisle) Lavariere, 88 of North Adams, MA died Tuesday December 4, 2018 at Berkshire Medical Center.
She was born in North Adams, MA on June 7, 1930 daughter of Lionel and Virginia (Durocher) Delisle. She attended local schools and completed the commercial course at the former Notre Dame Parochial School
Jacqueline worked as a switchboard operator at New England Telephone and North Adams Regional Hospital. She was last employed by Crippen and Coakley Insurance Agency.
She was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Jacqueline enjoyed quilting and knitting.
She was the widow of Wallace A. Lavariere who died on December 2, 2002. They were married on April 15, 1950.
Survivors include her children- Michael Lavariere and his wife, Maryanne of Stamford, VT; Christine Harvey and her husband, James of Clarksburg; Laurie Gamari and her husband, James of Adams; and Mark Lavariere of Florida, MA. She also leaves seven grandchildren including Bryan Gamari, Jessica Gamari, Thomas Gamari, Daniel Gamari, Nicole Vigna and her husband, Matt, Jacob Lavariere and Katie Lavariere; one great grandchild- Asia and nieces and nephews. Her sister, Barbara Hebert is deceased.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Jacqueline Lavariere will be celebrated Friday December 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will be in the spring in Clarksburg Cemetery. A calling hour will be Friday morning from 8:30 to 9:30 AM at FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. Memorial donations may be made to St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in care of the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.