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Grace P. Villiard

April 9, 1938 — November 24, 2023

Concord, NH


   Grace P. (Larochelle) Villiard, 85, formerly of Merrimack, died November 24, 2023 at Presidential Oaks in Concord after a period of declining health.

   She was born in Manchester on April 9, 1938 to Napoleon and Yvette (Morel) Larochelle.  She lived in Manchester and Merrimack for many years.

   Grace had worked at the Hartford Insurance for 10 years.  While living in Merrimack, she was an active communicant at Our Lady of Mercy Church where she was a Eucharistic Minister and a member of the Women’s Guild. 

   She enjoyed time spent with her family and friends at their seasonal site at Tuxbury Campground.  Her favorite place to be was Hampton Beach with her sister, Irene, daughter, Doris and daughter-in-law, Debbie.  She also enjoyed listening to her grandson, Kurt, play the cello in concerts

   She was predeceased by her husband of 49 years, Maurice R. Villiard in 2005; a son, Mark Villiard in 2013; a step-grandson, Mark Wheelock and two brothers, Julien Larochelle and his wife, Patricia, and Conrad Larochelle.

   Grace is survived by three children, Dennis Villiard and his wife, Debra, of Manchester, Doris Wheelock and her husband, Rod, of Bolton, VT and Daniel Villiard of Deering; three grandchildren, Russell, Kurt and Derek; a great grandson, Brody; two step-grandchildren, Mary and Kenneth; six step-great grandchildren, Michael, Rebecca, Sierra, Samuel, Emily and Sophia; four step-great great grandchildren, Charles, Jeffrey, Nova and Wyatt; a sister, Irene Bergeron and her husband, Bill, of Hooksett and nieces and nephews.

   SERVICES: Calling hours are Thursday (11/30) from 4 to 7 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday (12/1) at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Church, 16 Baboosic Lake Rd., Merrimack.  The burial is private and will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Manchester.

   In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at





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Thursday, November 30, 2023

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm Street, Manchester, NH 03104

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Friday, December 1, 2023

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Our Lady of Mercy Church

16 Baboosic Lake Rd., Merrimack, NH

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