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Jeanne E. Sjostedt

June 1, 1936 — November 29, 2023

Southington, CT

Jeanne E. Sjostedt

Jeanne E. (Lacasse) Sjostedt, 87, passed away peacefully on November 29, 2023.  She was the beloved wife of the late David A. Sjostedt for 65 years.

Born on June 1, 1936 in Southbridge, MA to the late Armand and Marie Anne (Roy) Lacasse, she has been a longtime Southington resident.

Jeanne is survived by her daughter, Laurie McCarty (David), her son, Michael Sjostedt, and her son-in-law, David Kemmeur. She was predeceased by her eldest daughter, Louise Kemmeur. Jeanne is also survived by three grandchildren, Andrew Kemmeur (Jessica), Emily Hartke (Steven), and Amanda Sheffler (Dylan) and two great-grandchildren, Owen and Adelynn Kemmeur. She is also survived by her brother, Raymond Lacasse (Harriet), 2 sisters, Madeleine Lamothe and Estelle Rooney (Howard) and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and daughter, Jeanne was predeceased by one sister, Anita Cuikay and her husband Robert, as well as her niece and goddaughter, Marian Cuikay.

Jeanne was a parishioner at St. Dominic’s Church in Southington and previously attended St. Aloysius Church for many years, where she co-led a charismatic prayer group with her late husband David for 20 years.

Jeanne loved music and had a varied collection of recorded music, as well as sheet music for piano.  She played the piano well and had a beautiful singing voice.  In addition, she sewed well, and made many garments for herself and her daughters.  She also sewed many of the curtains for the home.  Jeanne and David were able money managers and were able to pay for their family’s needs and show benevolence to many.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeanne’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society P.O. Box 6704 Hagerstown, MD 21741 (www.donate.cancer.org).  Jeanne was a survivor of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2017.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 2nd at St. Dominic’s Church, 1050 Flanders Rd., Southington. There will be a one-hour reception line prior to the funeral Mass . Burial will follow in St. Thomas Cemetery, Southington. There are no calling hours. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences and directions, please visit www.plantsvillefuneralhome.com.

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