Marie Jeanne (Grenier) Grondin, 88, of Bristol, beloved wife of Marc A. Grondin, died Wednesday, June 27, 2018, surrounded by her loving family at her home.
Marie was born and raised in St. Ludger, Quebec, Canada on March 14, 1930, and was a daughter of the late Ernest and Ludivine (Dumas) Grenier.
She was married on Sept. 29, 1956, then moved to Bristol where they started their family of five children. As a devout Catholic, she was a member of St. Ann Church in Bristol where she was a member of the Ladies of St. Ann. She was also a member of the Marian Fathers of the Immaculate Conception for over 20 years. Being the matriarch of the family, she loved being around her family and cherished her grandchildren. Marie worked as a self-employed seamstress.
Some of her hobbies she enjoyed included sewing, knitting, crocheting blankets, dancing, cooking, gardening, playing cards, and traveling back to Canada to visit her family. In addition to her husband, Marc, of 61 years, Marie is survived by four children: Shirley Mone and husband, Joseph of Bristol, Jean-Marc Grondin of Bristol, Jacques Grondin and partner, Tannan Morris of Las Vegas, Nev., and Lise Mangiafico and husband, Joseph of Newington; daughter-in-law: Sally Grondin of Bristol; seven grandchildren: Chandalise, Chelsea, and John Mone, Marc and Meghan Grondin, Alexandra Hernandez, and Amalia Mangiafico; four sisters, Rollande Lachance, Madeleine Grenier, Laurette Tanguay, and Hermance Marquis, all of Quebec, Canada; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Michel Grondin, and siblings: Antoinette Grondin, Claudette Blanchard, Pierre Grenier, Jean-Luc Grenier, Frank Grenier, Eugene Grenier, and Jean-Noel Grenier.
The family offers a special thanks to those at Bristol Hospital Hospice especially her home health aide, Oxana, and to Nicole, Marlene, Rebecca, and Adriane.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, June 30, 2018, at 9 a.m. from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Ann Church, 215 West St, Bristol, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m.
Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Bristol. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home on Friday between 5 and 8 p.m.
Visit Marie’s memorial website at www.FUNKFUNERALHOME.com