We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Roan Family Funeral Home
WATERTOWN, MA – Ingrid Lemaire, 78, of Watertown, MA formerly of Suncook, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at Evans Park Assisted Living in Newton, MA.
Born on June 1, 1944 in Pernitz, Austria, she was the daughter of the late Kurt Sterzing and Ursula (Kowollik) Schindler.
Ingrid immigrated to the United States in 1957 and found her love for learning. She attended local schools, earning her undergraduate from Georgetown University and later her Masters of Science in Human Services from NH College. She was a huge advocate for charities as well as her local community. She worked at the Rockefeller Foundation, the NH Charitable Foundation and later for the NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation for over 15 years until her retirement in 2004, holding the rank of Vice President. She spent many years on the Meet me in Suncook Committee and was very involved in helping with events. She enjoyed traveling, going for a good run and reading just about anything she could get her hands on.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Regis Lemaire in 2018 as well as her son, Alexander Lemaire in 1978.
She is survived by her daughter, Adriana (Lemaire) Omolade and her husband Omar of Watertown, MA, her grandson, Kingston Omolade.
A visitation will be held on Friday, July 15, 2022 from 9AM-10:30AM at the Roan Family Funeral Home, 167 Main Street, Pembroke. A graveside service will follow at 11AM at St. John the Baptist Cemetery on River Road in Allenstown. In lieu of flowers donations can be made on behalf of Ingrid Lemaire to two charities she supported: The Peace Corps: www.peacecorps.gov (which she also served in) and Doctors without Borders: doctorswithoutborders.org. To share a memory or offer a condolence please visit www.roanfamilyfuneral.com