Laurette Beaudoin Gosselin
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Lawrence, Massachusetts - Laurette Gosselin, 96, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at Merrimack Valley Hospice Care. She was born on September 1, 1923, in St. Ludger, Quebec, Canada, to the late Alice and Davilla Beaudoin, and predeceased by her husband Armand Gosselin; and daughter Lisa.
Laurette was a member of St. Patrick's church and former Sacred Heart Church, where she was an active member of the third order of Mary and volunteered at many events. She enjoyed sewing for her family and friends. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
Laurette is survived by her six daughters: Claudette Medvecky and her husband John, of Lawrence Mass., Diane and her partner Barbara Rowell of Plaistow, N.H., Cecile Fahey and her husband Norman, of Newburyport, Mass., Gisele Khoury and her husband Scott, of Hampton, N.H., Linda, of Lawrence, Mass., and Christine Vannett and her husband Alex, of Methuen, Mass.; and her four sons: Rick and husband Robb Johnson, of Cambridge, Mass., Denis and his wife, Fran, of Andover, Mass., Roger, of Amesbury, Mass., and Bob and his wife, Stella, of Salem, N.H., Laurette was an adored Memere to 16 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren. She is survived by many nieces and nephews and by her brothers and sister from Quebec: Patrick and Julien Beaudoin and Jeanine Lefebvre.

Relatives and friends are invited to call on Monday, December 16, 2019, from 4 to 8 p.m., at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 122 Amesbury Street, Lawrence, MA. Her funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 11 a.m. in Saint Patrick's Church in Lawrence. Her burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Andover.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Neurology CNY 114-2009, 16th Street, Charlestown, MA 02129, and Mary Immaculate Restorative and Nursing Center, 172 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841. For online condolences and other information, please visit us at
Published on December 15, 2019


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