Westminster-Rita A. (LeMieur) Lavoie, 77, died Friday, March 13, 2020 at Alliance Health at Baldwinville, after an illness.

She leaves her husband Edgar J. Lavoie: two daughters, Catherine Bedard of Leominster and her husband David and Deborah Lavoie-Overbey of Pfafftown, NC and her husband Bill; four grandchildren; Matthew Bedard and Jennifer Bedard both of Leominster and Grace-Ashley Rosario and David Rosario both of Pfafftown, NC; one sister, Carol Weatherbee of King, NC and several nieces and nephews.

Rita was born in Gardner, on July 28, 1942 a daughter of the late Henry and Agnes (Johnson) LeMieur. She was a graduate of Gardner High School. Rita worked for Simplex and later in life for Shirley Catering in the office. She enjoyed horseback riding, photography and painting. Her compassion for others was unwavering.