CARIBOU – Barbara A. Lagasse, 69, passed away Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013, after a long illness, with her family by her side. Barbara was born July 19, 1943, in Stockholm, daughter of Gordon and Beatrice (Wedberg) Dixon.
Barbara was married to the love of her life, Rosaire “Peanut” Lagasse for more than 51 wonderful years. If there was ever a marriage made in heaven, it was theirs. Barbara worked alongside Peanut for many years in their various commercial ventures, which included Peanut’s Bakery, pizza shop, apartments and real estate dealings. She also loved being a mother and raising their wonderful children together. Barbara was a member of the women’s Post No. 136 Auxiliary in Stockholm since 1969.
In addition to her husband, Peanut, Barbara is survived by her two sons, Shawn Lagasse of Augusta, and Troy Lagasse and wife, Ellie, of Caribou; granddaughters, Grace, Faith and Megan Lagasse; and siblings, Danny Dixon and wife, Myrna, of New Sweden, Lewie Dixon of California, Wayne Dixon and wife, Sona, of California, and Warrena Bartley of Connecticut. She was also be deeply missed by her longtime childhood friend, Gloria Pelletier of Caribou. Barbara was predeceased by her parents; and sons, Baby Lagasse and Kevin Lagasse. The family would expresses their deepest of appreciation’s to the wonderful care given to Barbara, especially by Dr. Sherri Dumont and Dr. David Levy.
Friends and family may call noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, at Lancaster Morgan Funeral Home, 11 Clover St., Caribou, where a funeral will begin 1 p.m. with the Rev. Dr. Robert Smith officiating. Interment will be held in the spring at Old Holy Rosary Cemetery, Caribou. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at