Linda Muriel Laquerre, 74, of Merrimack, died on Saturday, January 12 at the Community Hospice House in Merrimack. She passed away after a courageous three-year battle with pancreatic cancer. Her family was by her side as she peacefully took her leave.
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Linda was born in Nashua on October 4, 1944 to the late Stephen and Eva Jeglinski. She attended Nashua public schools and graduated from Nashua High School with the class of 1962. She married Conrad Laquerre on February 23, 1963 and they shared 49 wonderful years together as husband and wife until he passed away in February of 2012.
Linda was a wonderful mother who was devoted to her children and grandchildren. She returned to work when her children were in school, enjoying many years as a receptionist at Indian Head Bank and later at Gottesman & Hollis from where she retired. She enjoyed hosting family gatherings, baking, shopping and spending time with family and friends.
Linda and Conrad traveled extensively with family and friends but it was their summer home on Lake Winnisquam where she was happiest, the site of many family reunions and good times.
Linda is survived by her two daughters and sons-in-law, Dr. Leslie Campbell and her husband Donald Campbell of Goffstown, and Andrea Laquerre and her husband Mackey Pendergrast of Mendham, NJ; and her son, Matthew Laquerre of Manchester; two grandsons, Jack and Robbie Pendergrast of Mendham, NJ; siblings and their spouses Shirley Estes, Joanne Sorice, Nancy Charron, Danny & Disa Jeglinski, Kevin & Sally Jeglinski, her brother-in-law, John Laquerre of Nashua, and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her special friend Claude Dumais. In addition to her parents and husband, three siblings predeceased Linda - Virginia Creteau, Stephen Jeglinski, and Carl Jeglinski.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be on Friday January 18, 2019 from 5 – 8pm at Davis Funeral Home on 1 Lock Street, Nashua, NH 03064. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 am at St. Louis de Gonzague Church, 50 West Hollis Street, Nashua, NH 03060. Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend and may meet at the church. Burial will take place immediately following the service at St. Stanislaus Cemetery on Pine Hill Road. To offer words of sympathy online or for directions, please visit www.davisfuneralhomenh.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Linda Laquerre to: Community Hospice House, 7 Executive Park Dr., Merrimack, NH 03054. (603) 883-3401. “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER”.