Stacia M. "Estelle" Lavallee, of Chestnut Terrace, East Providence, formerly of Dighton, Mass., died Tuesday, February 19, 2013. She was 99.
She was the wife of the late Alphonse E. Lavallee. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Peter and Mary Niemiec.
She was she was one of nine children, including her identical twin sister, the late Anna T. Guest. She is survived by her children: the Rev. Armand LaVallee and his wife, Alison of Charlotte, NC, the Rev. Donald Lavallee and his wife, Terri of Safety Harbor, Fla. and Paula Zaniboni and her husband, Norman of Wenham, Mass., seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and her siblings, Josephine Johnston and Barbara Hurley, both of Pawtucket.
She was a Past Matron of the Order of the Eastern Star and active in Grange. She was a long-time member of St. Thomas’ Church in Taunton and more recently St. Mark’s in Riverside.
A memorial service will be held on her 100th birthday, Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11 am in the Church of the Epiphany, 1336 Pawtucket Avenue, Rumford. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to your favorite charity.
Anderson Winfield Funeral Home in Greenville, RI, is handling her arrangements.