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Rachel Varcoe (Daigle)

Birthdate: (89)
Birthplace: St. Luce, Upper Frenchville, Aroostook, Maine, USA
Death: November 15, 2009 (89)
Governor's House, Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA (Heart Failure)
Place of Burial: Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of (Louis) Wilfrid Daigle and Mary Elizabeth Collins
Wife of Ernest Evans Varcoe
Mother of <private> Varcoe; Russell Varcoe; <private> Simonds (Varcoe); <private> Varcoe and Paul Ernest Varcoe
Sister of Mildred Daigle; Levite Daigle and Wilfred C. Daigle

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About Rachel Varcoe

VARCOE, Rachel (Daigle)

Rachel (Daigle) Varcoe, 89, of Simsbury, beloved wife of the late Ernest Varcoe, peacefully passed away on Sunday, (November 15, 2009). She was born on July 22, 1920 in Upper Frenchville, ME to the late Louis Wilfred and Mary Collins Daigle. She was a graduate of Pittsfield High School in Pittsfield, MA. Rachel was a loving mother who cherished her children and was always selfless and generous, sacrificing her own needs to provide for her family. She was a kind and sweet lady whose generous spirit and quiet wisdom enriched the lives of her entire family and her many friends. She leaves a daughter, Joanne Simonds of Simsbury and four sons, Ellis Varcoe and his wife Linda of North Granby, Russell Varcoe of Huntington, Kenneth Varcoe and his wife Josette of Paris, France, and Paul Varcoe and his wife Paula of Somers; fourteen grandchildren; and seventeen great-grandchildren; and a step-sister, Jacqueline Madore and two step-brothers, Reno Ouellette and Paul Ouellette. She was predeceased by a sister Mary Mildred Daigle, brothers Wilfred Daigle and Levite Daigle, and a step-brother Roger Ouellette.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, November 23, 2009 at Carmon Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Avenue in Windsor. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday in the funeral home with burial following in Windsor Veterans Memorial Cemetery. The Varcoe family extends sincere appreciation to the professional staff at Governor's House for their kind and gentle care. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Easter Seal Society, Attn: Online Giving Coordinator, 233 South Wacker Drive, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60606 or by visiting Please visit to send notes of condolence and sign the online guestbook.

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Rachel Varcoe's Timeline

July 22, 1920
Upper Frenchville, Aroostook, Maine, USA
November 15, 2009
Age 89
Simsbury, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Age 88
Windsor, Hartford, Connecticut, USA