Lea T. Favreau (Spenard) (Nadeau), 92, passed away on June 6, 2021 at her home after a period of declining health. She was born on January 11, 1929, daughter of Yvonne (Pinard) & Joseph Nadeau.
In addition to her parents, Lea was predeceased by her 1st husband Laurent Spenard, her 2nd husband Ronald Favreau, her daughter Doris (Spenard) Jones, her son-in-law James Perry, and her sister Claire Briggs.
Lea is survived by 4 daughters; Joanne Duclos and husband Denis of Manchester, Diane Hebert and husband Paul of Goffstown, Linda Perry and partner Curtis Tassie of Peterborough, Laurie Russell and husband Earl of Goffstown, and son-in-law Ernie Jones of Boscawen. Other family members include her sister Doris Cook of Manchester, 8 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, 5 stepchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Lea graduated from West High School in 1947. She lived on the west side of Manchester most of her life and spent the last 8 years living with her daughter Laurie Russell and her family in Goffstown.
She worked for many years as a bookkeeper and sales associate in several downtown Manchester retail stores; Leavitts, Lynch's, Scott Jewelers and McQuade's. She enjoyed spending time with her daughters and their families. She was happy when she was able to see her sisters. She enjoyed reading and playing with the family pets. Lea was a sweet person with a compassionate heart. Her life motto was "BE KIND". She will be greatly missed by everyone who knew her.
Special thanks to Concord Regional VNA, Visiting Angels, and all who helped care for Lea in her final years.
A memorial gathering and service will take place on Friday, June 11 at Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 243 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH. The gathering will be from 10:00 to 11:30 am with a memorial service starting at 11:30 am.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Lea's memory to Granite VNA, 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH 03301.