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In Memory of

Marie-Therese Pain

February 17, 1937 - Unknown

Obituary


On Friday, April 28, 2017, Marie-Therese Pain passed away unexpectedly due to complications from surgery done at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, VA. Born in Buzancais, France, a region in the Loire Valley, Marie-Therese came to Washington, D.C. in 1963 with her husband Gerard Pain. Together they realized the American Dream by working hard and eventually owning and operating L’Escargot and La Chaumière, and establishing Wolfcreek Farm.



Marie-Therese, 80, possessed endless energy and an insatiable joie de vivre. She was vivacious, elegant, compassionate, generous and always happy. Her passions included spending time with...

On Friday, April 28, 2017, Marie-Therese Pain passed away unexpectedly due to complications from surgery done at Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville, VA. Born in Buzancais, France, a region in the Loire Valley, Marie-Therese came to Washington, D.C. in 1963 with her husband Gerard Pain. Together they realized the American Dream by working hard and eventually owning and operating L’Escargot and La Chaumière, and establishing Wolfcreek Farm.



Marie-Therese, 80, possessed endless energy and an insatiable joie de vivre. She was vivacious, elegant, compassionate, generous and always happy. Her passions included spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, staying fit and the arts. She had a radiant smile that would bring joy and happiness to any occasion. Marie-Therese was an amazing human being with an infectious laugh and an enormous heart.



Marie-Therese is preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, Gerard Pain. She is survived by her two loving daughters Geraldine Pain Hussein, Stephanie Baglio, sons-in-law Raef Hussein and Robert Baglio, four grandchildren, Lilly, Emma, Cole and Christopher, and her three brothers, Pierre, Michel and Paul.



A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, May 13 at 11 AM at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church, 401 Alderman Road in Charlottesville, VA 22903.



In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the National Symphony Orchestra or the Washington National Opera at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. By mail, checks may be made payable to the National Symphony Orchestra or Washington National Opera in memory of Marie-Therese Pain to the attention of Jenny Questell at The Kennedy Center, PO Box 101510, Arlington, VA 22210, by phone at (202) 416-8041.