lavigneBlanche F. (Lange) Lavigne, 90, of Pakachoag Village, Auburn died Sunday, June 12, 2016 in the Life Care Center of Auburn surrounded by her loving family after a period of declining health.

Her husband of 59 years, William F. “Bill” Lavigne III, died in 2006. She leaves her children, Mary A. Lasher and her husband, William of Lebanon, Ohio. William F. Lavigne and his wife, Kathleen of Dudley and Barbara L. Dacri and her husband Rick of Kennebunk, Maine; four grandchildren, Jennifer Hearn, Bill Lavigne, Joe Lasher, and Michael Dacri; five great grandchildren, Will Lavigne, Keira Hearn, Aurora Lavigne, Arabella Lavigne, and Elizabeth Lasher; also survived by many nieces and nephews, including Joyce Marcelonis.

She was born in Northbridge, daughter of the late Francis and Etienette (Sansoucy) Lange. Blanche attended Classical High School in Worcester. Blanche was a member of North American Martyr’s Church and the Auburn Senior Center.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral Mass celebrating Blanche’s life on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 10 AM in the North American Martyr’s Church, 8 Wyoma Drive, Auburn. Memorial donations may be sent to the Patient’s Activity Fund at the Life Care Center of Auburn, 14 Masonic Circle, MA 01501.