Patricia Lorraine (Robicheau)'s Story
Mrs. Patricia Lorraine (Robicheau) Plourde, 82, of Barnstead, N.H., beloved wife of the late Gerard W. Plourde, entered eternal rest February 23, 2017, at Manatee Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida.
Born in Quincy, she was the daughter of the late Ernest L. and Louise G. (Ballou) Robicheau. She was raised and educated in Cambridge and was a graduate of Cambridge Ridge and Latin High School.
Patricia and her husband, Gerard were the founders and proprietors of the former Patgers Variety Store on Salem Street in Salem for many years. She always greeted her customers with a smile and took great pride in her family's store.
A longtime resident of the city of Salem and Laconia and Barnstead, N.H., Pat was a member of the North Shore Pentecostal Church in Danvers and the Faith Point Pentecostal Church in Laconia, N.H. She enjoyed spending her winter months in Florida. She was an avid bingo player. Above all else, family always came first for Pat. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister and aunt who relished time spent with family and friends. She was ultimately proud of all her family's accomplishments and will be remembered for her devotion to her family and her faith in Jesus and her bright and loving smile. She will be deeply missed.
Pat is survived by her daughters, Gail Reynolds of Barnstead, N.H., Theresa Plourde of Lynn, Deborah Marcotte of Lynn and Patricia Lorraine Goddard of Salem; her nine grandchildren; her seven great-grandchildren; her sister, Louise Chandler and her husband, Thomas of Andover; her brothers, Ronald Robicheau and his wife, Marie of Nashua, N.H., Ernest Robicheau, Jr. of Somerville and Thomas Robicheau of Nashua, N.H.; and many nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. She was the sister of the late Ann Cullen and Jean Goodick.
Her funeral service will be held in the North Shore Pentecostal Church, 2 Buxton Rd., Danvers, Saturday, March 11, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Salem. Visiting hours in the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St. (Route 62), Danvers, Friday, March 10, from 5 to 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Patricia's memory to St. Jude's Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit .