Evelyn M. (Ratte) Sirois, 100, passed away on January 2, 2021 at Nevens Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Methuen. Born on September 26, 1920 in Lawrence, MA she is the Daughter of the late Arthur and Rose (Comeau) Ratte. She had been an area resident all her life. Mrs. Sirois worked as the bookkeeper at the family business, Sirois Brothers, and was a member of Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, and doing puzzles, but most of all she loved to spend time with her family. Mrs. Sirois is the widow of Herve Sirois and was also pre-deceased by her daughter: Lillian DeSimone, son: Dennis Sirois, sisters: Fernande Sirois, Jeannette LaFlamme, and Lucille Daigle, and brothers: Armand Ratte, Roger Ratte and Arthur Ratte. Mrs. Sirois is survived by two daughters: Claire and her husband John Sullivan of Methuen, Carol Weck of Leominster, one son: David Sirois and his wife Susan of Salem, NH, three sisters: Helen Frey of Methuen, Claire Hibbard of Brentwood, NH, Lillian Davis of Florida, one brother: Richard Ratte of Atkinson, NH. one son-in-law: Louis DeSimone of Methuen, and one sister-in-law: Jeannette Ratte of Methuen. There are four grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Mrs. Sirois to Bread and Roses, 58 Newbury Street, Lawrence, MA 01840.
Funeral services will be private at the request of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of the Edgar J. Racicot Inc. Funeral Home. 1400 Broadway Rd, Dracut, MA. To ensure the safety of all, social distancing measures will be in place and face coverings are required. Online condolences may be shared at www.racicotfuneralhome.com.
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