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Abigail N. Lafreniere

Abigail N. Lafreniere
  • July 11, 1985 - February 24, 2017
  • Black Rock section of BPT, Connecticut

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“Our prayers are with you and your son. the Omnipotent and omniscient God is able to comfort you, even though you may not understand at the moment....Read More »
1 of 55 | Posted by: Andy Bloom - ocala, FL

“John you Elijah are in our prayers Love to you both ”
2 of 55 | Posted by: John and Lisa Duell

“Dear Pastor John and Family,May God grant you peace and comfort during this difficult time. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to you and your family....Read More »
3 of 55 | Posted by: Joan McKenzie - Fairfield, CT

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you; may the love of our Saviour give you strength and comfort. Cornerstone Baptist Church in Goffstown, NH has...Read More »
4 of 55 | Posted by: Pattie Prescott

“John I am sorry to hear about the passing of your wife. I pray that the Lord gives you comfort and strength at this difficult time. ”
5 of 55 | Posted by: Reed & Cindy Baber - Manchester, CT

“What a beautiful testimony of the grace of God! We are so sorry for your loss, but praising the Lord that she is with her Heavenly Father and free of...Read More »
6 of 55 | Posted by: Pastor Jim & Leslie Montoro - MA

“John, we were so sorry to hear of the lost of your wife. We know that she will not be sick anymore. We have been praying for your family. We are...Read More »
7 of 55 | Posted by: Gene & Linda Hassell

“I am so SORRY to hear of Abigail's passing! I remember her briefly graduating from Gospel Light Christian School. My daughter Melisssa Scott was one...Read More »
8 of 55 | Posted by: Jeanie Scott

“Pastor John, you have shown the strength of Christ in your life through the time I have known you. So sorry to hear about the passing of Abby. Know...Read More »
9 of 55 | Posted by: Felicia Ingram - Bridgeport, CT

“Please accept our heartfelt condolences in your loss of Sister Abby. We got to know her when she was a young adult in her parents home in Winston...Read More »
10 of 55 | Posted by: Missionaries Jim and Patty Brown

“Mrs. Abby will always remind me of having faith in any small or great trying time God may put me through. God has used her to help people grow...Read More »
11 of 55 | Posted by: Kim Hoxie - Bristol, CT

“Jesus said she not dead she alive in christ she rejoicing in the saviour ”
12 of 55 | Posted by: norman warren

“John and family, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Abby was a courageous, compassionate Christian woman with such a servants heart. May our Lord bless...Read More »
13 of 55 | Posted by: Bonnie Gayda

“To John and all family of Abby - she is walking the streets of gold and singing with the angels and praising her Savior yet the loss here on earth is...Read More »
14 of 55 | Posted by: Karen and Al Chillon - Cary, NC

“Offering our sympathies at this time. ”
15 of 55 | Posted by: The Staff of Lesko-Polke Funeral Home - CT

“Pastor John and family, please accept this small token of my sincere condolences on the loss of your wife and Elijah mother Abby.God bless you all...Read More »
16 of 55 | Posted by: mark volza - meriden, CT

“I am so sorry to hear of Abby's passing. She went to school with our daughter and was a very sweet and compassionate young lady. I was able to see...Read More »
17 of 55 | Posted by: Teresa Bell

“Not a sparrow falls without God's awareness. Thank you God for the blessings of 31 years,372 months,135,788 days,8,147,280 minutes and 488,836,800...Read More »
18 of 55 | Posted by: Malini Prabakar

“Delighted that dear Abigail is in her Heavenly home, and by God's grace we soon shall join her. ”
19 of 55 | Posted by: Patricia Maconaghie

“We love you! Our thoughts and prayers are with you! ”
20 of 55 | Posted by: Tim and Sharon Rabon

“We love you! Our thoughts and prayers are with you! ”
21 of 55 | Posted by: Tim and Sharon Tabon

“John, We are so sorry to hear about your wife's passing. May your faith and precious memories carry you through this difficult time. ”
22 of 55 | Posted by: Flo & Tim Mulcahy - Wallingford, CT

“So sorry Mark and Gina to hear about Abby's passing. RIP dear Abby GOD bless!!! Abby u were loved so much by Gina and Mark and the rest of your...Read More »
23 of 55 | Posted by: Kathleen whitehurst

“Abby, you were always such a sweet friend. I will always remember your laugh and your sense of humor... your happy spirit was contagious. Your...Read More »
24 of 55 | Posted by: Ashley (Motsinger) Hager

“Praying for all those who loved sweet Abby. Rejoicing that she is now healed. She touched so many people and will not be forgotten. May our Lord...Read More »
25 of 55 | Posted by: Dawn Morrison

“At least she is not in pain any more. She will be missed but never forgotten. ”
26 of 55 | Posted by: Shonda

“Abby touch so many hearts, including mine. I'll never forget her passion for the Lord and her fun and sweet personality. My heart and prayers are...Read More »
27 of 55 | Posted by: Kirby

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Though I never met her in person, I heard many beautiful things from my best friends Laura and Larin Backhaus and Gina...Read More »
28 of 55 | Posted by: Xinia Maria

“I knew Abby from when we were kids. We were in the same class in elementary school and grew up in the same church. She was always fun to be around...Read More »
29 of 55 | Posted by: Ashley Dayfield

“Sincere condolences to John and family and rejoicing for she is now with her Lord and pain free. ”
30 of 55 | Posted by: Phil & Gail Totzke

“I'm so sorry. We had been praying diligently for her at my church Fellowship Bible Baptist in Winston Salem NC. ”
31 of 55 | Posted by: Karean Newsome

“John, we are so deeply sorry for your earthly loss. There are no perfect words to say. Please know we are holding you, Elijah and Abby's family up in...Read More »
32 of 55 | Posted by: Jim and Connie Balfour

“II Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Till we meet again in heaven - thank you for your life...Read More »
33 of 55 | Posted by: Rey & Rafi Garcia

“Pastor John and Elijah and Abby's entire extended family-- I am so very sorry. However I rejoice that her ALS is healed and she is running around...Read More »
34 of 55 | Posted by: Sally Russell

“I remember Abby in so many ways. She was always welcoming, kind and happy. But by far, my greatest memory was Abby's voice. Her singing brought...Read More »
35 of 55 | Posted by: Jean Erhorn

“John, I have been praying for you all , and while I am deeply saddened by Abby's passing, I know God is in control. He will lead and direct you every...Read More »
36 of 55 | Posted by: Sue (Bowyer) Wojack

“Our prayers are with you Pastor John, Elijah and family. We are so sorry for this great loss as Abby touched so many lives and was such a Godly...Read More »
37 of 55 | Posted by: Pastor Tito Montanez and Kara

“My prayers are with your family Abby I know how you loved them and the Lord. Be Pastor John and Elijah. ”
38 of 55 | Posted by: Kathryn Smith,Heritage Baptist Wallingfor

“Abby fought the good fight, she has finished her race. She finished with a smiling face and a servants heart. She never felt ALS kept her from...Read More »
39 of 55 | Posted by: Gayle Hall, Dayton, TN.

“I so sorry for your loss. Abby was so young. She was a lovely woman of God. Praise God! for her .She will always be remembered. Praying for the...Read More »
40 of 55 | Posted by: Karen Hollm

“On behalf of all the people of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Manchester NH, we extend our deepest sympathies and grieve with you as you say goodbye...Read More »
41 of 55 | Posted by: Pastor Ed Prescott and wife, Pattie

“My deepest heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to you, John, and little Elijah. Though I never met you or Abby in person, you have all been in my...Read More »
42 of 55 | Posted by: Kathleen Logan

“Abby was my dearest friend in college. She had a pure heart, and will be missed. Prayers for her sweet boy and family. ”
43 of 55 | Posted by: Heidi Hellstrom

“I was able to meet Abby when you came to the Home Missions Conference at First Baptist Church of Englewood. I was able to meet and speak with her at...Read More »
44 of 55 | Posted by: Melanie Kavanaugh

“Abby was our good friend in college. We are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for you all. ”
45 of 55 | Posted by: Dustin and Andrea Speckhals

“Praying for family. ”
46 of 55 | Posted by: Barry &a Carol Watson

“John, we are so sorry for you and your families loss. You are in our prayers! ”
47 of 55 | Posted by: Pastor Leo Dionne, Linda Dionne and family

“Our prayers continue for you. What a testimony you two have been of God's grace. ”
48 of 55 | Posted by: Pastor and Cary Schwartz

“So sorry John. I can't imagine. Lifting you up in prayer. She seemed like an amazing girl. ”
49 of 55 | Posted by: Ed Varela

“JOHN AND FAMILY MY MOST DEEPEST SYMPATHY. .. PRAYERS TO YOU - FAMILY - FRIENDS ”
50 of 55 | Posted by: Anna LaRosa (past csi co-worker)

“I am so very sorry to hear this news. It is great we have a place prepared where we can all me again. Miss Abby was my camp counselor in 2012 she was...Read More »
51 of 55 | Posted by: Raven Nicchelle Nara

“John, and family we are praying for all of you. It saddens our hearts that this had to happen but we are praising God that Abby is no longer...Read More »
52 of 55 | Posted by: Avon and Kathy Spencer, Jesse Hopkins, Stephen Hopkins and fami

“Deepest Sympathy fromnour family. Praying for you during this time. I have many great memories of Abby and can't wait to see her again! ”
53 of 55 | Posted by: Darcy Fultz

“May God bless you, Elijah, and family. Praying for you! Much love to you! ”
54 of 55 | Posted by: Bob and Jennifer Larson

“John, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Abby. She is no longer suffering and is now home. God bless you and your son during this difficult time. ”
55 of 55 | Posted by: Deanna Hoxie (Numotion)


Abigail Noemi Lafreniere, age 31, of Bridgeport, beloved wife of Pastor John Lafreniere and devoted mother of Elijah James Lafreniere. Abby was healed from ALS on February 24, 2017 at 11:35 AM. Her first steps in two years were on the golden street of Heaven as she entered into her Savior's arms. Born in Danbury to Dr. Tobias and Sarah Patterson Castro, Abby received a degree in teaching secondary education and was the Pastor's wife of Fairfield Baptist Church. In addition to her loving parents, husband, and son, Abby's memory will lovingly be remembered by three sisters, Reina Mejia, of Everett, MA; Sarah Ivey, and her husband, James, of Hillsborough, NC and Esther Stock, and her husband, Pastor Joshua, of Dayton, TN; nieces and nephews, Erik, Jonathan, and Javier Mejia; Michael, Jesse, Stephen, Susanna, Andrew, Julianna Ivey and Zechariah and Thaddeus Stock; and several aunts and uncles. Abby was the granddaughter of the late Dr. Harold and Carlotta Ogburn Patterson of Redding. Friends may greet the family on Thursday March, 2, 2017 from 4-8 PM in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Funeral services will be on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the funeral home. Interment will immediately follow at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport. Memorial contributions may be directed to Fairfield Baptist Church, P.O. Box 320683, Fairfield, CT 06825. For travel directions or to sign her guest register, please visit www.LeskoPolkeFuneralHome.com