Linda Forcier, 66, Westport

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Linda “Memere” Forcier (LePage), 66, of Westport, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, July 5, 2013, after a brief illness. She was the wife of 47 years of Roy B. Forcier.

Born in Fall River, daughter of Leo J. LePage, of Fall River, and the late Doris (Brouillard) LePage, Linda was a graduate of the Durfee H.S. Class of 1965.

Linda worked as an administrative secretary for the Kennedy Donovan Center School in New Bedford for the past 20 years. One of Linda’s greatest joys in life was spending time with her grandchildren, cheering them on at their many activities and sporting events. Linda’s favorite pastime was duckpin bowling, serving in the past as vice president of the Women’s National Duckpin Association, and participating in leagues at Dudek’s in Warren, RI, and Town Hall Lanes, Johnston, RI. Linda also enjoyed traveling, computer games, time at the casino with her husband, and spending time with family and friends. Linda will be greatly missed by all whose lives she touched.

Besides her husband, Linda is survived by two daughters, Deborah A. Majewski and her husband Edward of Swansea, and Jennifer D. Pavao and her husband Brian of Tiverton; a son, Jaime D. Forcier and his companion Karen Shea of Fall River; eight grandchildren, LCpl. Brittany Pavao, LCpl. Jack Pavao, Trevor, Cindy, Madison, Kenneth, Aimee, and Samue; a great-grandchild, Alecia; four brothers, Gerald Lepage of Middleboro, David LePage of Fall River, Michael LePage and his wife Sylvia of Tiverton, and John LePage of Fall River; as well as several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Linda was also the mother of the late Kenneth R. Forcier. Her funeral was held on Tuesday at 9 a.m. from the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 10 in Holy Trinity Church, 951 Stafford Road, Fall River. Burial will be private at the request of the family. To light a memorial candle, sign guest book, go to www.hathawayfunerals.com or call 50- 673-0781. Memorial donations in her memory can be made to the attn of: Karen Dobbins, Kennedy Donovan Center School, 19 Hawthorn Street, New Bedford, MA 02740-4938. Calling hours were Monday from 4-7 p.m.

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