Salem — Georgette A. (Soucy) Bedard, 87, passed away on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the devoted wife of Normand J. Bedard, with whom she shared 67 years of marriage.
Born and raised in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Philip and Bella (Bergeron) Soucy. During the war years, she first worked for Sylvania in Salem. She later worked in bookkeeping for the former M. H. Baker’s women’s apparel shop in Salem.
A kind and gentle woman, what Georgette enjoyed most in life was her family. She loved cooking, and providing them with a warm and nurturing home life. The welcome mat was always out for family and friends at the Bedard home.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by two daughters, Celeste M. Corriveau and her companion, Steven Mauriello of Boxford, and Anne Marie Bedard of Salem; two sons, Richard N Bedard and his wife, Judith, of Laconia, N.H., Philip G. Bedard and his wife, Gail, of Beverly; as well as three grandchildren, Richard Bedard Jr., Stephanie Bedard and Justin Corriveau; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Pauline Laporte.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to her visiting hours on Wednesday, November 13, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Levesque Funeral Home, 163 Lafayette Street, Route 114/1A, Salem, to be followed by her funeral Mass in Ste. Anne Church, 290 Jefferson Ave., Salem, at 11a.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the North Shore, 75 Sylvan St., Suite B-102, Danvers, MA 01923, or Ste. Anne Parish. For guest book and additional information, please visit www.LevesqueFunerals.com.