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Jeannette C. Gagne, 93, of West Peabody, Mass., passed away May 1, 2017, in Auburn, N.Y., with her family by her side.
Mrs. Gagne was born September 5, 1923, in Salem to the late Albert and Corinne (Michaud) Tache, where she had been a lifelong resident. Following her graduation from St. Joseph's Academy in Salem, Jeannette attended the New England Conservatory of Music. She had taught grammar school classes at St. Joseph's School and afterward was employed with Salem State University. Jeannette was a devoted mother, and her family was her life.
She is survived by her daughters, Irene McNeill (Stephen) and Janet Wensley (David); granddaughter, Victoria Wensley; and great-granddaughter, Payton, all of Moravia, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Joseph O. Gagne in 1996; by her granddaughter, Denise Wensley; and by her 12 siblings.
Services will be held privately by her family.
Published on  May 4, 2017
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