Cecile Marcou, 90, formerly of Clovis, Calif., most recently of Berlin, N.H., passed away on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Coos County Nursing Home after a long battle with Alzheimer's Disease, with her two daughters by her side.
She was born on April 14, 1929, the daughter of Joseph and Marie Anne Bisson Robichaud. She attended St. Regis and graduated from Notre Dame High School, Class of 1947. She worked at Wilson Rexall Drugs, Days Jewelry Store, and retired at a young age from Converse Rubber. While in Florida, she volunteered at Homestead Air Force Base hospital. She lived in Berlin, Florida and California, returning to Berlin in 2015.
Cecile was predeceased by her husband Ret. Col. William Oscar Marcou and her brothers Leon, Paul, Albert and John Robichaud.
She is survived by two daughters, Gail and Leo "Bang" Couture of West Milan and Carol and Leo Labbe of Clovis, Calif.; four grandchildren, Wayne and Linda Valliere of Jackson, Chris and Deana Valliere of Berlin, Matthew and Susannah Labbe of Windsor, Calif.; one granddaughter, Jennifer Labbe Hicks of Napa Valley, Calif.; one step-grandson, Nicholas Couture of Litchfield, N.H.; five great grandsons, Evan Valliere of Meredith, Cameron Valliere of Berlin, Darien and Tyler Labbe and Jacob Labbe Hicks of California; sister Irene Blais and brother Chief Robichaud of Berlin; one aunt, Adeline Ramsey; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Our Mom was a very generous and loving person to her family with her time and love.
Respecting her wishes, there are no calling hours or services at this time. A celebration of her life will be at a later date at the discretion of the immediate family.
The family of Cecile Marcou would like to offer sincere thanks and appreciation to the staff of Coos County Nursing Home, Dr. Temme and Amanda Dustin for all the excellent care that was given to our Mom while a resident there.
Arrangements are under the care of Bryant Funeral Home. Messages of condolences may be shared online at bryantfuneralhome.net