In Memory of




Obituary for Lisa M. Lavigne

PORTLAND, ME - Lisa M. Lavigne, 58, former resident of Mechanicville, passed away at Maine Medical Center on February 1, 2024, after a long illness. Born in Grove City, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Norine Lavigne Jr. Also daughter of the late Ralph M Sarvey of Butler, PA.

Lisa was a real estate agent for years while residing in San Diego, CA. where she also obtained her private pilot license. While residing this past year in South Portland Maine Lisa kept busy with creating a remembrance notebook of her favorite recipes. Places close to the coast inspired her.

Ms Lavigne was a true entrepreneur and adventurer. She was a “Jill of all trades”, who lived a fearless life. She was an avid horsewoman who enjoyed riding and teaching others to ride. In Lisa’s spare time, she enjoyed garage sale-ing, especially for antiques. Lisa enjoyed drawing and daydreaming about her next challenge. She was also well known and admired for her cooking, always willing and requested of to share her prized dish.

In addition to her parents Lisa was predeceased by her infant son Kevin John Rivers Jr. of Mechanicville.

Survivors include her son Blake Joseph Barkett and his daughter Layla, and Tyler James Lavigne(A’Zlyn) and their daughter Layni, siblings Tamara(Keith) Carbone, Kevin(Michelle) Lavigne, Johnny Lavigne, and Beth(Ryan) Dunham, Nieces Jenesa, Kae, Mabel Kate, Maia, and Nola, nephews James, Paul, Luke, Kaleb, LJ, and Cash, aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Cancer Society, 10 Penny Lane, Latham, NY 12110 in memory of Lisa M. Lavigne. Please visit to leave condolences for the family.