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Leona G. Lambert

February 06, 2017

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Leona G. Lambert, 103, of Fall River, passed away, Monday, February 6, 2017. She was the wife of the late Joseph Lambert and former wife of the late Bert Patenaude an internationally recognized soccer star.

Leona was born in Fall River and was a daughter of the late Camile and Corinne (Trottier) Marchand.

Leona was a graduate of the former Thibodeau Business College of Fall River and was employed as a bookkeeper at the former Pacific Oil for many years. Leona also resided in Banning, CA for eight years where she was employed as a bookkeeper. She enjoyed playing the piano, cooking, crossword puzzles and was an avid Red Sox fan. Leona lived a long and rewarding life, spending time in nearly all of the 50 US states, and she will be dearly missed by her family

She is survived by her son, Bertrand A. Patenaude of Somerset; a sister Lucille Pelletier of Swansea; three grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great-great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Loretta Drewniak, Jeannette Ouimet, Beatrice Pigeon and Reginald Marchand.

Funeral Information

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 10am in St. Louis de France Church 56 Buffington St., Swansea. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Entombment will be private.

Arrangements entrusted to Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, Somerset

Donations Information

In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Louis de France Church, 56 Buffington St., Swansea, MA 02777.


Service:  St. Louis de France

Leona  G.  Lambert

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