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Paulette L. Leger

June 27, 1949 — September 13, 2023


Paulette L. Leger

Paulette L. Leger, 74, of Rindge, NH, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at the Cheshire Medical Center in Keene, NH.

She was born on June 27, 1949 in Gardner, MA, daughter to Roger and Jeannette LaJoie. Paulette attended local schools and graduated from Gardner High School in 1967. She later studied at Framingham State College.

On June 2, 1973 Paulette married James J. Leger in Gardner, MA. Together they raised two daughters, Jennifer and Michelle.

Paulette started her working career in the secretarial pool for New England Power in Gardner, MA until giving birth to her first child. She later practiced as a Real Estate Broker for 10 years as the owner and operator of Leger Realty in Rindge, NH.

Paulette enjoyed creating art, playing cribbage, and spending time with her family and friends. She spent 6 months a year living in Florida with her husband, Jim, where she enjoyed many days at the beach and attending many musicals and shows with friends.

She is predeceased by her parents, Roger and Jeanette LaJoie.

Paulette is survived by her husband of 50 years, James J. Leger of Rindge, NH, her daughters; Jennifer and her husband Chris Jones of Ashburnham, MA and Michelle Leger of Keene, NH, her sisters; Janine Bebas of Oysterville, MA, Denise and her husband Vince Bracken of Worcester, and her grandchildren, Jonathan and Allison.

A calling hour will be on Friday, September 22, 2023, from 9:30-10:30AM at Cournoyer Funeral Home, 33 River Street Jaffrey, NH, 03452. Her funeral mass will be held immediately following at 11:00AM, at St. Patrick Church, 87 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH.

Burial will be held at a later date at the Massachusetts Veteran Cemetery in Winchendon, MA.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made in Paulette’s name to St. Jude’s Hospital.

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Past Services


Friday, September 22, 2023

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center

33 River Street, PO Box 486, Jaffrey, NH 03452

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Friday, September 22, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

St. Patrick Catholic Church

87 Main St, Jaffrey, NH 03452

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