Lucile Digou, 91, of Marlborough


Lucile DigouMarlborough – Lucile Digou “Mother, Ma, Lu” 91 passed away peacefully on July 20, 2020 at Marlborough Hospital after a brief illness. Lucile was born February 23, 1929 to Harold and Wilma Belmore.

Lucile married the love of her life Charles “Chuck” Digou on September 3, 1950, and with him brought 9 children into the world. Besides caring for her children, Lucile also was a waitress for many years at the Oxford Restaurant and then the Marlborough Country Club. Upon retiring Chuck and Lu purchased and ran “Chuck’s Wagon” Diner on Lincoln St. in Marlborough for many years. After Chuck’s passing Lu ran “The Diner” with the help of some of her children.

Lucile was predeceased by her husband “Chuck” or as she affectionately called him “Gid” in 1989. Lucile was also predeceased by her daughter Christine.

Lucile is survived by her children, son Charles and his friend Sharon Collari, daughter Cynthia Madden and her husband Brian, son David, daughter Diane Ogar and her husband William, daughter Carol Krager and her husband Carl, son Dennis and his longtime friend Kim Garcia, daughter Marlborough Police Officer Catherine Digou and her fiancé William Orr and son Christopher and his wife Karen, and her “only adopted son” Paul “Polock” Polewacyk.

Lucile also leaves behind 8 Grandchildren, Jesse Digou and his wife Casey, Keith Madden, David and Kristie Digou, Jamie and Joseph Ogar, James Winchester and his wife Megan and Matthew Winchester and his wife Brenda. Lucile also had 14 Great Grandchildren, Ava, Nolan, Kalla, Nicholas, Olivia, Makayla, Aubrey, Morgan, Alexis, Justin, Andrew, Joshua, Kendra, Mila.

Lucile had many joys in her life, including playing cards, board games, bowling, making jigsaw puzzles, crosswords, knitting, but especially Bingo with all her Bingo Buddies.

The family would like to extend their gratitude for the extraordinary care provided to her by everyone at Christopher Heights Assisted Living Facility in Marlborough which was home for the last 6 years, also to all the Staff on Granger 2 (especially Nurse Karen Buckley) at Marlborough Hospital and Hospice.

Graveside services will be held at Evergreen Cemetery on August 15th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Arrangements are being handled by Tighe-Hamilton Regional Funeral Home, 50 Central Street, Hudson.