Marcelle (Lajoie)'s Story
Marcelle (Lajoie) Shripsa, age 89 of Lawrence, passed away on September 15, 2017.
Marcelle was born in Lawrence on August 11, 1928 to the late Louis Lajoie and Alida (Girard) Lajoie Cordeau. She was raised and educated in Methuen. Marcelle worked for many years at Western Electric. She enjoyed shopping, traveling, antiques, music, dancing, bingo, and trips to Salisbury Beach. Marcelle was well- liked by many and enjoyed the company of others, especially her many friends at Mary Immaculate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. The family would like to extend their deepest gratitude to the staff at the Mary Immaculate Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, who took such good care of Marcelle during the years she resided there.
Marcelle was the beloved wife of the late Peter Shripsa with whom she shared 55 years of marriage. She was the dear sister of Eleanor Lyons and her husband Frank of Salem, N.H. Marcelle was the loving aunt of Patricia Corbett and her husband, Christopher of Salem, N.H. and Michael Lyons of Salem, N.H. She was the cherished great-aunt of Cole Corbett of Salem, N.H. She is also survived by several beloved cousins.
Friends and guests are invited to call on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place immediately following calling hours, beginning promptly at 11 a.m. at St. Monica’s Parish of Methuen. Interment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery of Methuen. For directions and online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website, www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Shripsa and Lyons Families.
Published on  September 22, 2017