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Cecilia Gagnon
February 10, 1929 - October 26, 2008


Cecilia Gagnon, 79, of Deming, NM formally of Merrimack, NH. passed unexpectedly in a tragic accident in Florida on October 26, 2008. Cecilia was born on February 10, 1929 in Mendota, CA. to Christopher and Virginia (Rios) Saucedo. Cecilia retired from Anheuser-Bush Brewery in Merrimack, NH. after more than twenty-five years of service. After her retirement, she greatly enjoyed spending time with her family and traveling the country. She was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and of NASCAR. Cecilia was a dedicated member of St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Deming, NM. She was also a very active member of the Deming Senior Circle where she enjoyed belly dancing, line dancing, and tai chi. She will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, with a zest for life that was matched by few. Cecilia is survived by four sons, George Gagnon and his girlfriend Shelia Shaw of Merrimack, NH.; Lupe Gagnon and his wife Judy Enright of Mason, NH.; Christopher Gagnon and his wife Judy of Stuart, FL.; Bernard Gagnon of Boynton Beach, FL.; three daughters, Lorette Morello and her husband Kenneth of Milford, NH.; Virginia Justason and her fiancé Jean Morency of Nashua, NH.; Rita Renee Paro and her husband Larry Porter of Milford, NH.; one sister, Connie Gil of Mendota, CA. Cecilia had seventeen grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Christopher and Virginia (Rios) Saucedo; her aunts, Carmen and Petra Rios (who raised her); her husband, Norman Gagnon of Nashua, NH.; one brother and one sister both of CA. Visitation will begin Friday, November 7, 2008 from 4-6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapel-Father Stanley Chapel. A prayer vigil will follow at 6pm with Deacon James Joshe Duplissey reciting the prayer vigil and holy rosary. A funeral service will take place at 9am on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at
St. Anne’s Catholic Church with Father Richard Catanach officiating. Pallbearers will be George Gagnon, Guadalupe Gagnon, Christopher Gagnon, and Bernard Gagnon. A Memorial Service in New Hampshire will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in Cecilia’s memory to the Deming Senior Center and St. Anne’s Catholic Church of Deming, NM. Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Terrazas Crematory. “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~575-546-0070. To send your condolences visit


Friday November 7, 2008, 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels-Father Stanley Chapel
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Prayer Vigil

Friday November 7, 2008, 6:00 pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels-Father Stanley Chapel
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Deacon James Joshe Duplissey reciting the prayer vigil and holy rosary

Funeral Service

Saturday November 8, 2008, 9:00 am at St. Ann's Catholic Church
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with Father Richard Catanach officiating

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