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Jeanne LaPlace nee Bernier
In Memory of
Jeanne LaPlace nee Bernier
1930 -

Obituary for Jeanne LaPlace nee Bernier

Jeanne LaPlace nee Bernier
Jeanne LaPlace, nee Bernier of Lake Forest Illinois, and Lexington, Massachusetts died March 22nd, at Lake Forest Hospital. She was born February 7, 1930 in Quincy, Massachusetts to Florence and Arthur Bernier, and later moved to Lexington, Massachusetts where she resided until she married Desmond LaPlace, her loving husband and devoted companion for sixty-two years. Jeanne is survived by her husband, Desmond, sister of Arthur Bernier of Burlington, Vermont and Diane Vultaggio of Concord, Massachusetts. Aunt of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by Lorraine Campbell and William Bernier. Jeanne and her husband traveled the world together and had many wonderful times, making lifelong friends along the way. Jeanne received her undergraduate degree from Mundelein College and a Master's Degree in English from the University of Chicago. Jeanne took great pleasure in her gardens, and was an active member in the Deerpath Garden Club. She also was a participant in The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution and the Genealogical Society of America, as well as various other organizations. Jeanne's warmth and empathy for people was felt by all who came in contact with her. Her husband says," Jeanne was the sweetest, most loving, generous, kind and beautiful individual. She was everything you would want in a person and always left you with a smile". Celebration of life visitation Saturday April 14, 2018 from 10AM to 11AM with service at 11AM, Wenban Funeral Home 320 Vine Ave., Lake Forest, IL 60045 Info. (847) 234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com
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