BELMONT — Jean E. (Sproule) Bergeron, 65, formerly of Quincy, Massachusetts, died peacefully Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, surrounded by her loving family.
Jean was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, on Oct. 31, 1951, to the late Claude F. "Frank" and Jean M. (Gordon) Sproule. She was raised in Quincy and was a graduate of Quincy High School, Class of 1969. She also graduated from the former Quincy City Hospital School of Nursing in 1972. She had lived in Belmont, for 15 years and previously had lived in Webster, Massachusetts, and Center Harbor.
She was proud to be a registered nurse and as a nurse, gave over 40 years of her life in service to others. During her career, she worked in various hospital environments, with elementary school students and with seniors at St. Francis Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Laconia. She served as president of the Lions Club in Webster, Massachusetts, from 2002 to 2003.
Jean was dedicated to her profession and to her family.
Beloved wife for 27 years of Richard E. Bergeron Jr., a former Quincy Police detective and sergeant and retired Webster, Massachusetts, Chief of Police.
Devoted mother of the late Meredith J. Bergeron and stepmother of Amy Chenette and her husband Dave of Braintree, Maryjane Bergeron and her husband Adrien Descarpentries of Boston's North End, and Richard E. Bergeron III of Belmont.
Loving grandmother of Emma Chenette.
Jean is also survived by cousins Peggy O'Neil, Kathy Cavanaugh, James Cavanaugh, Ginny Mullin and Cally Schneiderhan.
Funeral services will be conducted at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Ave., Quincy on Friday, Jan. 20, at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Heidi Johnston, Pastor of the Faith Lutheran Church in Quincy will officiate. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours at the funeral home on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Interment is at Mount Wollaston Cemetery, Quincy, Massachusetts.
For those who wish, donations in Jean's memory may be made to the charity of your choice.
You are invited to visit www.thesweeneybrothers.com or call 617-472-6344.
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