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Paulette L Lemere

October 30, 1969 — September 6, 2022



GARDNER – Paulette L. (Hanshaw) Lemere, 52, of Gardner, died unexpectedly Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

She was born in Gardner on October 30, 1969, daughter of the late Paul Draleaus and Judith (Robideau) Gauthier and was a graduate of Athol High School.  She had been a resident of Gardner for the last 7 years.

Paulette enjoyed crocheting, playing cribbage and yahtzee.  She enjoyed cooking and baking. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her grandchildren and family.

She leaves her husband, Donald “DJ” Lemere Jr; four children, Jeffery Hanshaw of Gardner, Jordan O’Donnell of Winchendon, Christopher O’Donnell of Athol and Carrie Rathburn and husband William of Athol; three grandchildren, Warren Rathburn, Kylie Field and Judith Rathburn; four sisters, Laurie Johnson and wife Lisa May of Winchendon, Laura Goudreau and husband William of Jaffrey, NH, Mary Desmond and husband Steven of Winchendon and Bobby Jo Cartee of Rindge and many nieces and nephews.  A grandson, William Rathburn Jr., preceded her in death.

Funeral services and burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.

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Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor and Douglas M. Stone, directors


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