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Carolyn Lahay

BONNE TERRE — Carolyn J. Lahay, 85, of Bonne Terre, passed away January 1, 2018, at Presbyterian Manor. She was born June 2, 1932, in Bonne Terre, to the late Ignatious and Nettie (Sewall) Aubuchon. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John “Lefty” Lahay, Jr. Carolyn was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church of Bonne Terre. She loved music and playing the organ, quilting and doll collecting.

Carolyn is survived by two sons, Ronald Lahay and wife Roxy of Ridgedale, MO, and Michael Lahay and wife Victoria of Desloge; grandchildren, Michelle (Dennis) Nelson of Nixa, MO, Kayla (Jason) Johnson of Florida, Braden Lahay of Farmington, Byron Lahay of Farmington, Saydee of Desloge; brother, Donald (Sally) Aubuchon of Tennessee; sister, Jeane (Pete) Hoelzel of DeSoto. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

Visitation will be Thursday, January 4, 2018, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the C. Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Desloge. Service will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bonne Terre with Rev. Stephen Bauer officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. View obituary and share condolences online at

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