FALMOUTH - Jeanne Rose Augusta (Lafond), age 88, passed away on April 16, 2018. Jeanne was born January 5, 1930 in New Bedford, MA and moved to Falmouth as a young girl.

She graduated from Lawrence High School in 1948. While in high school, she met her sweetheart, John R. Augusta, Jr. Jeanne and John were married on Thanksgiving Day in 1949. John predeceased her 21 years ago, almost to the day.

Jeanne loved to sing, garden, sew, line dance and bake lemon meringue pies. She was fluent in French, and spent many years traveling both here and abroad.

Jeanne was the loving mother of six children: John R. Augusta, III, Michael D. Augusta, Stephen P. Augusta, Susan J. Augusta, Scott D. Augusta, and Julene M. Augusta; and a loving Grandmother to 13 grandchildren: Amy Treat, John D. Augusta, Joseph Augusta, Sarah Connolly, Nathan Augusta, Lisa Marks, Richard D. Augusta, Jackie Chanson, Allan H. Fleck, Jr., Adam A. Fleck, Jillian Augusta, Matthew Metell, and Samantha Schoenberg; as well as 14 great-grandchildren.

There will be a private graveside service for immediate family members at St. Anthony's Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in her name to the Falmouth Service Center, Wings for Falmouth Families, or The Alzheimer's Family Support Center of Cape Cod.

For online guestbook, obituary and directions, visit www.ccgfuneralhome.com.