Shelia J. Lessard

August 22, 1937 –  November 11, 2018 

Lincoln, NH

Shelia J. Lessard, 81, of Lincoln, passed away suddenly November 11, 2018 at her home.

Born August 22, 1937, she was the daughter of Ralph Salem and Lottie Cassidy. She was raised by her mother and stepfather, Roland Goodbout in Lincoln, NH.

She was married to Richard Lessard and they made their home in Portsmouth, NH, where they raised their two children, Julie and Kevin.  After Richard’s death, she remained in Portsmouth working at Data General and High Liner Foods for many years.

She still enjoyed spending time in the White Mountains; fishing and Saturday night races at White Mountain Motorsports Park.  After her retirement, she moved back to Lincoln where she leaves behind many friends.

Shelia is survived by her daughter and son in law: Julie and Steve Pelley of Strafford. Her son Kevin Lessard of Nottingham; granddaughter Tiffeny Pelley of California; her brother in law James Donahue of Lincoln; niece Teri Avery of Lincoln, niece Lea Donahue of Lincoln, nephew Michael Donahue of Woodstock and many great nieces and nephews.

She was pre-deceased by her parents, her husband and her sister Mary Donahue.

Services will be held at a later date in the Spring.

Arrangements are by Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, No. Woodstock, NH. Online guestbook at

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