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Jeanne R. Croteau

Jeanne Rita (Caron) Croteau, 63, passed away at home on June 5, 2022. Born in Springfield on January 19, 1959, she was the daughter of Georgette (Palardy) Caron DuPont of Ludlow, and the late Fernand Caron.

Jeanne was raised on East Street in Chicopee and was a graduate of Cathedral High School. She married the love of her life, Larry Croteau, and they shared more than 40 wonderful years together. Over the years they lived in Palmer, Belchertown, and Chicopee; the last 30 in Springfield. Jeanne enjoyed crocheting and loved her dogs Daisy & Pebbles. She had a very strong devotion to her faith; she was a daily communicant of Saint Catherine of Siena Church. Jeanne and Larry enjoyed the outdoors and in their younger years would ride their three wheelers on several adventures.

Jeanne is predeceased by her sister Elaine McClain and is survived by her brother Paul Caron.

Jeanne’s children & grandchildren were the greatest loves of her life. Along with Larry and her mother, Jeanne will be dearly missed by her son, Andrew & his wife Jessica of Springfield, daughters, Amy Hoggard of Virginia and Stephanie Dow & husband Charles of Chicopee, and most importantly her 4 grandchildren, Jackson Croteau, Elijah & Joanna Hoggard, and Isabella Dow.

Family and friends are invited to Jeanne’s 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass, Monday, June 13, meeting at Saint Catherine of Siena Church in Springfield. Her interment will follow at Saint Rose Cemetery in Chicopee.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Catherine of Siena Church, 1023 Parker St., Springfield, MA 01129.

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