North Andover — Lucille B. "Lou" (Poisson) Raymond, 91, of North Andover, died on March 26, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late Douglas C. Raymond for 47 years.
Born in Ham Nord PQ Canada, Lucille was the daughter of the late Albert and Georgiana (Morin) Poisson. Lucille worked in a machine shop at Raytheon in Shawsheen and retired in 1987. Her greatest joys were her family, friends, scratch tickets, 45's, and her trips to Foxwoods. She enjoyed watching golf, Red Sox, and cooking shows. Lucille was a member of Saint Michaels Church, North Andover Senior Center and the North Andover Bowling League. She volunteered at the Senior Program and loved to crochet hats and blankets for infants at local hospitals and loved to cook.
Lucille will be deeply missed by her children, daughters, Patricia Abdinoor of North Andover of whom she resided with, Linda and her husband, Jerry Blanchet of Methuen, Sandra and her husband, Roland Tessier of East Hampstead, N.H.; sons, Dan D. and his wife, Angelika Raymond of Nashua, N.H., and Paul and wife, Jane Raymond of Lebanon, N.H. She was so proud of her ten grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren; her brother, Roger Poisson of Methuen and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by five sisters and six brothers Lucille being the middle child. Lucille will be missed by many. Her spirit will remain in all the lives she has touched.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to call on Monday, April 1, 2013 from 3 to 7 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 35 Merrimack Street, North Andover. Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 11 a.m. in Saint Michaels Church in North Andover. For online condolences and other information, please visit www.breenfuneralhome.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Saint Michaels Church, 196 Main Street, North Andover, MA, 01845; North Andover Senior Center, 120 Main St., North Andover, MA, 01845, 978-688-9560; or to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 North Ave., Haverhill, MA, 01830, 978- 377-9100.