Carmen M. (Lagace) Dexter, 96, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at home, with her family by her side.
Carmen was born in Taunton, daughter of the late Elezard and Alma (Cote) Lagace. She was wife to the late Burpee Samuel Dexter for seventy years.
She was an LPN at Taunton State Hospital for many years. Carmen enjoyed gardening and was once a member of the Taunton Garden Club. She was a self-taught piano player and would play while her family gathered around the piano to sing. She was also an active member of the North Taunton Baptist Church.
Carmen is survived by four daughters, Myra Dexter and her companion Ron Young of Taunton, Carolyn Dexter of NC, Charlotte Magazu and her husband Kevin of North Dighton, and Holly Mulvihill and her husband Christopher of Taunton; nineteen grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren, and fourteen great great grandchildren.
She was also mother to the late Bruce Dexter, Elizabeth Dexter, Bonnie Firth, and Carol Hill. Carmen was also predeceased by her siblings, a twin sister Theresa Poirier; three sisters Constance Flannigan, Eloise Tierny, and Joan Landon; and two brothers Philip and Roger Lagace.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, August 9 from 5-8 pm in the Crapo Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave. (Rt 138), Taunton. Friends and family are invited to attend funeral services on Friday, August 10, 2018, at 11 am, in the North Taunton Baptist Church, 1940 Bay Street, Taunton followed by burial at Mayflower Hill Cemetery.
AUG 9. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)
Crapo-Hathaway Funeral Home
350 Somerset Avenue
Taunton, MA, 02780
AUG 10. 11:00 AM
North Taunton Baptist Church
1940 Bay Street