Rita L. Bugeau

Rita L. Bugeau, 87, of Londonderry, NH, passed away Friday, September 13, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Berlin, NH, on December 10, 1931, a daughter of the late Alphonse and Mamie (Dubay) Labbe. Rita was a resident of Londonderry since 1984, formerly living in Nashua, NH, and Berlin, NH. She was a graduate of Notre Dame High School in Berlin, NH, Class of 1950. Upon moving to Nashua, Rita became very active in Mount Hope School, advocating at the state level on behalf of children with special needs. Rita was a member of the Women’s Guild at St. Jude Parish in Londonderry, NH, where she was a parishioner. She was an excellent seamstress and an amazing cook, known especially for her pork pies. She enjoyed knitting and tending to her flowers. She loved animals, storms on the ocean and the changes in the seasons. She was all-in with everything she did. Rita was a woman of great faith, a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be remembered for her unconditional love.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 67 years, Albert Bugeau, of Londonderry, NH; her daughter, Lucille Michaud and her husband, Carl, of Londonderry, NH; two sons, Richard “Dicky” Bugeau, of Londonderry, NH, and John Bugeau and his wife, Donna, of Nashua, NH; four grandchildren, Melissa Bugeau and her partner, James Lindsay, of Nashua, NH, Corinne Bugeau-Medas and her husband, Jason, of Dover, NH, Andrew Michaud, of Hudson, NH, and Matthew Michaud, of Londonderry, NH; three great-grandchildren, DeShaun Bugeau-Medas, Madeline Lindsay and Emma Lindsay; two sisters, Aldea Finnegan, of Florida, and Therese Arguin, of Gorham, NH, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her brothers, Camille Labbe and Edwin Labbe and by her sister, Hazel Lemieux.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday September 22, 2019, from 2 – 6pm in the Peabody Funeral Homes & Crematorium, 290 Mammoth Rd., Londonderry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday September 23, 2019 at 11:00am in St. Jude Parish, 435 Mammoth Rd., Londonderry, NH. The burial will follow in Holy Cross Cemetery, Gilcreast Rd., Londonderry. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 166 S River Rd #210, Bedford, NH 03110 earmarked for research. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com