Claire E. Lacoste
Claire E. Lacoste
  • August 5, 1924 - November 24, 2015
  • Massachusetts

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Claire E. (Parent) Lacoste, 91, of Fairhaven, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at St. Luke's Hospital. She was the loving wife and best friend of J. Emile Lacoste with whom she shared 68 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, a daughter of the late George and Blanche (Hamel) Parent, she had resided in Fairhaven since 1956.

Mrs. Lacoste enjoyed sewing, baking and cooking, always trying new recipes. An avid New England Patriots fan, she loved attending her grandchildren's sporting events throughout their school years. She and her husband enjoyed ballroom dancing at 56 different venues. Most of all, Claire cherished the time spent with her loving family.

Surviving in addition to her husband and best friend is her daughter, Michelle Greenway and husband Thomas of Fairhaven; her grandson, Ryan Greenway and wife Joyelle of Fairhaven; her granddaughter, Carey Greenway of Plymouth; four sisters, Lois Fortier and husband Dan and Annette Poitras all of New Bedford, Muriel Goyette and husband Oscar of Manchester, CT and Jeanne Levasseur and husband Arthur of Maynard, MA; her brother, Alfred Parent and wife Bev of Kettle Falls, WA; her sister-in-law, Agnes Parent of Acushnet, cousins and several nieces and nephews. She was the mother of the late Robert J. Lacoste, sister of the late Roger and Gerald Parent and sister-in-law of the late Patricia Parent.

Her Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, December 5, 2015 at 10 AM in St. Mary's Church, Main St., Fairhaven. Her family will receive guests in church from 9:30-10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Mary's Church, 41 Harding Rd., Fairhaven, MA 02719.

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