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Headline: Helena P. Babineau, 81
Publication Date: December 12, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
Subjects: OBITS Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: FITCHBURG - Helena P. (Gagnon) Babineau, 81, of Joseph House, 279 Daniels St. died yesterday in Burbank Hospital after an illness. She leaves her husband, Edmore J. Babineau; and a sister, Alma Boudreau of Fitchburg. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of Adelard and Aurelie ((Robichaud)) Gagnon. The funeral will be tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow. A Gregorian Mass will be celebrated later in her memory at the Devine Word Missionaries in Techny, Ill.

Headline: Adeline Marshall, 91
Publication Date: March 16, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts HOLDEN - Adeline (Robichaud) Marshall, 91, formerly of Jefferson, died Sunday in Oakdale Nursing Home, 76 North Main St., Oakdale, after an illness.
Her husband, Arthur Marshall, died in 1958. She leaves a son, Raymond A. Marshall of Virginia Beach, Va.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren. Her daughter, Irene Houston of Worcester, died in 1991. She was born in Boylston, daughter of Louis B. and Marceline (Comeau) Robichaud, and lived many years in Jefferson before moving to Oakdale several years ago.
Mrs. Marshall was a member of St. Mary's Church in Jefferson. She was a longtime volunteer at the former Holden Hospital.
A funeral Mass willbe held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in St. Mary's Church, 114 Princeton St., Jefferson. Burial will be in the spring in St. Mary's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Alban J. LeBlanc, 88,
Publication Date: June 21, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Alban J. "Bunny" LeBlanc, 88, of 191 Main St., died yesterday at home after an illness.
He leaves a brother, August J. LeBlanc of Oceanside, Calif.; two nieces; and several grandnephews and grandnieces. He was born in Bouctouche, Canada, son of James O. and Madeline (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived here 48 years. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in France, Luxembourg and Germany. Mr. LeBlanc was a laundry worker at Gardner State Hospital for many years, retiring in 1971. He was a member of Holy Spirit Church.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Holy Spirit Church, 50 Lovewell St. After cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9 to 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.



Headline: Albert J. Fournier, 81
Publication Date: April 15, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Albert J. Fournier, 81, of 268 Coleman St. Ext. was stricken ill and died Saturday in his home.
He leaves his wife, Helen H. (Robichaud) Fournier; two daughters, Pauline M. Storm of Gardner and Janet T. Clay of South Hadley; four brothers, Emile and Gerard Fournier, both of St. Basile, New Brunswick, Canada, Edmond Fournier of Baie Comeau, Quebec, Canada, and Wilfred Fournier of St. David, Maine; three sisters, Alice Poirier of Montreal, Quebec, and Gaetane Dupere and Laurette Cyr, both of Baie Comeau, Quebec; three grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. Fournier observed their 52nd wedding anniversary Feb. 18. He was born in St. Basile, New Brunswick, son of Cleopha and Marie (Lajoie) Fournier, and lived here most of his life.
Mr. Fournier was a farmer at the former Gardner State Hospital, retiring in 1968. He formerly owned and operated the former Fournier's Poultry Farm for many years.
Mr. Fournier was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its League of the Sacred Heart. He was a member of the Acadien Social Club, the Beagle Club of Gardner and Gardner Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. After cremation, burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts St., Newton, 02160, or the American Parkinson's Disease Association, 116 John St., New York City, N.Y. 10038.



Headline: Alderic J. LeBlanc, 90
Publication Date: June 22, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B6
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Alderic J. LeBlanc, 90, of 167 Eleventh St. died yesterday in Leominster Hospital after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Delia M. (Leger) LeBlanc; seven sons, Clarence LeBlanc of Louisville, Ky., Roger LeBlanc of New Ipswich, N.H., Norman LeBlanc of St. Paul, New Brunswick, Canada, Raymond LeBlanc of San Bernadino, Calif., Gerald LeBlanc of Leominster, John LeBlanc of Harrison, Ark., and Andre LeBlanc of Monticello, Maine; seven daughters, Theresa Doucet, Jeannette Miller, Stella Graham, Marguerite Iacoboni and Gloria LeFebvre, all of Leominster, Dorilla Gordon of Fitchburg and Linda Schwan of East Grand Forks, Mo.; a brother, Gilbert LeBlanc of Moncton, New Brunswick; 52 grandchildren; 45 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. LeBlanc were married May 12, 1924. He was born in St. Paul, New Brunswick, son of Sifroid and Marguerite (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived here most of his life.
He worked at the former Independent Lock Co. in Fitchburg for many years before he retired.
Mr. LeBlanc was a member of St. Cecilia's Church and its League of the Sacred Heart.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.



Headline: Alfreda M. Robichaud
Publication Date: October 15, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B6
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Alfreda M. (Gosselin) Robichaud, 81, of 68 Oak St. died yesterday in Gardner Manor Nursing Home after an illness.
She leaves her husband, Adolph J. Robichaud; two daughters, Leona M. Lashua and Gloria M. St. Hilaire, both of Gardner; four brothers, Albini and Laurie Gosselin, both of Dieppe, New Brunswick, Canada, Gerald Gosselin of Moncton, New Brunswick, and Aime Gosselin of Templeton; three sisters, Ida Belliveau, Elmire Gosselin and Sister Carmella Gosselin, with the Order of St. Joseph, all of Dieppe; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. Robichaud observed their 59th wedding anniversary Feb. 16. She was born in St. Paul de Kent, New Brunswick, daughter of Henri and Melina (Le Blanc) Gosselin, and lived here most of her life.
She was an assembler at the former Star Mfg. Co. in Leominster, retiring in 1972.
Mrs. Robichaud was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Society.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at noon in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School Fund, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Alma J. Boudreau, 85
Publication Date: March 03, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Alma J. (Gagnon) Boudreau, 85, formerly of 18 Elmwood Ave., a longtime textile winder tender, died yesterday in The Highlands Care Facility after an illness.
Her husband, William O. Boudreau, died in 1969. She leaves many nephews and nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces. She was born in Barachois, New Brunswick, daughter of Adelard and Aurelie (Robichaud) Gagnon, and lived here most of her life.
Mrs. Boudreau was a winder tender at Fitchburg Yarn Co., where she worked for more than 40 years before she retired.
She was a member of St. Joseph's Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Sodality.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's School, 35 Columbus St., Fitchburg, 01420; or may be left at the funeral home



Headline: Alphee J. Cormier, 71
Publication Date: February 22, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 17
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Alphee J. Cormier, 71, of Wachusett Manor Nursing Home,Hospital Hill Road, formerly of 35 Lincoln St., died yesterday in the nursing home.
His wife, Fernande M. (Robichaud) Cormier, died in 1990. He leaves two sons, Ronald J. Cormier of Leominster and Normand J. Cormier of Gardner; three daughters, Louise M. Parker of Holden, Jeannette M. Tremblay of Westminster, and Ann-Marie Gingras of North Billerica; five brothers, Clarence, Gerald, and Leo Cormier, all of Gardner, Raymond Cormier of Leominster, Ernest Cormier of Notre Dame, New Brunswick, Canada; two sisters, Georgiana Legere and Beatrice LeBlanc, both of Cocagne, New Brunswick; seven grandchildren, and two great-granddaughters; aunts and uncles; nephews, nieces and cousins. He was born in Leominster, he was a son of Hector and Ida (Goguen) Cormier.
Mr. Cormier was a house painter for many years, retiring in 1969.
He was a member of St. Martin's Church in Otter River.
The funeral will be Monday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at noon in St. Martin's Church, 151 Gardner Road, Otter River. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Martin's Church Renovation Fund, Otter River 01468, or to the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 95 Mechanic St., Gardner 01440.



Headline: Anita D. Robichaud, 83
Publication Date: April 08, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Anita D. (Trottier) Robichaud, 83, of 238 Off West St., a longtime telephone operator, died yesterday in Burbank Hospital, Fitchburg.
Her husband, Joseph D. Robichaud, died in 1967. She leaves two sons, David A. Robichaud of Gardner and Ronald J. Robichaud of Fayetteville, N.C.; two daughters, Denise A. St. Laurent of Gardner and Donna M. Whittaker of Baytown, Texas; a sister, Evelyn Vandermeer of Springfield; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Montreal, Canada, daughter of Frank and Salome (Harbour) Trottier, and lived here most of her life.
She graduated from South High School, Worcester, in 1928.
Mrs. Robichaud was a telephone operator for New England Telephone Co., now called Nynex, for 31 years, retiring in 1975.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its choir. She was a member of the Friendly Neighbors, the Gardner Golden Agers, and the Telephone Pioneers of America.
The funeral will be held Monday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Burbank Hospital Dialysis Department, Nichols Road, Fitchburg, 01420; or Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 95 Mechanic St.; or Holy Rosary Church Renovation Fund, 135 Nichols St., both Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Anita M. Landry, 71
Publication Date: March 29, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Anita M. (Robichaud) Landry, 71, of Robichaud, New Brunswick, Canada, formerly of Bel Air Drive, died March 24 in Dr. George L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton, New Brunswick, after a short illness.
Her husband of 30 years, Napoleon Landry, died in 1983. She leaves three daughters, Janet A. Taylor of Ayer, Kathleen L. Chiasson of Worcester and Diane C. Landry of Berkeley, Calif.; 11 brothers, Gerard Robichaud of Leominster, Henri Robichaud of Gardner, Louis Robichaud of Leicester, Norman Robichaud of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, Alpheri Robichaud of Montreal, Robert, Charles, Rodolphe, Alonzo, Alfred and Omer Robichaud, all of Robichaud; three sisters, Maria Archambault of Gardner, Emilia Belliveau of Robichaud and Laura LeBlanc of Moncton; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Robichaud, daughter of Adolphe and Aline (Melanson) Robichaud, and came to the United States about 1951. She later lived 23 years in Fitchburg before returning there in 1984.
Mrs. Landry once worked at Asher Pants Co. before she retired.
She was a longtime member of St. Joseph's Church.
The funeral will be held today from Frenette's Funeral Home, Shediac, New Brunswick, with a Mass in St. Henri du Barachois Church, Barachois, New Brunswick. Committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday in the chapel of St. Joseph's Cemetery. Burial will be in the cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dr. George L. Dumont Hospital, Foundation, 330 Archibald St., Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada.



Headline: Anna L. Chiasson, 92
Publication Date: August 16, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Anna L. (Landry) Chiasson, 92, of 605 Silver Lake St. died Saturday in The Medical Center of Central Massachusetts - Memorial, Worcester, after an illness.
Her husband, Alphonse J. Chiasson, died in 1964. Her son, Leonard Chiasson of Athol, died in 1956. Her daughter, Marie Eva Young of Athol, died in 1988. She leaves two grandsons, Kevin Chiasson of Chicopee and John Chiasson of Enfield, Conn.; six granddaughters, Kathryn Maggio, Linda Landry and Terry Landry, all of Enfield, Conn., Sally Markham of Las Vagas, Nev., Patricia Young of Athol and Susan Keach of Seminole, Fla.; three great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Inkerman, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Michael and Marianne (Robichaud) Landry, and lived here most of her life.
She was a sales clerk at the former Moskovitz Women's Shop for many years before she retired. Mrs. Chiasson was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church, the Catholic Women's League and the Athol Golden Age Club.
The funeral will be held Wednesday from Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady Immaculate Church, Building Fund, 192 School St., Athol 01331.



Headline: Anna M. Goguen, 75
Publication Date: January 19, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Anna M. (Le Blanc) Goguen, 75, formerly of 29 Graham St., died Sunday in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Hospital Hill Road, after an illness.
Her husband, Fred W. Goguen, died in 1962. She leaves a son, Robert R. Goguen of Gardner; a daughter, Elaine Goguen of Hartford; a brother, Philias Le Blanc; four sisters, Rita Le Blanc, Ida Robichaud, Anita Goguen and Helena Albert, all of Gardner; four grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Gardner, daughter of Maxime and Elizabeth (Roy) Le Blanc, and lived here all her life.
She was a food-service aide at the former Westboro State Hospital for many years, retiring in 1978. She previously worked for many years at the former Gardner State Hospital. Mrs. Goguen was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and the Catholic Friends Club of Gardner.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity.



Headline: Anna Niemi, 85
Publication Date: June 06, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WESTMINSTER - Anna (Hautala) Niemi, 85, of 247 Worcester Road, died yesterday in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Gardner, after an illness.
Her husband, Kasperi H. Niemi, died in 1966. She leaves two stepsons, Arvo A. and Waino W. Niemi; two stepdaughters, Lillian I. Green and Elsie M. Robichaud, all of Westminster; eight step-grandchildren; many step-great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Kaustinen, Finland, daughter of Matti and Aleksandra E. (Loija) Hautala, and came to the United States in 1959. She lived here 38 years.
Mrs. Niemi was a domestic worker in the area for many years before she retired.
She was a member of Elm Street Congregational Church and the Finnish-American Club of Saima, both in Fitchburg. She was a member of the Westminster Friendship Club and the Westminster and Fitchburg Golden-Agers.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in Woodside Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to Elm Street Congregational Church, 264 Elm St., Fitchburg 01420; or to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester 01609. Smith Funeral Home, 69 Vernon St., Gardner, is directing arrangements



Headline: Annie Nowlan, 91
Publication Date: September 22, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ST. ANNE SHORE, New Brunswick, Canada - Annie (Robichaud) Nowlan, 91, of St. Anne Shore died yesterday in Stella Maris Hospital, St. Anne.
Her husband, Odilon Nowlan, died in 1981. She leaves five sons, including Raoul Nowlan of Leicester, formerly of Worcester, Mass.; three daughters; two brothers; two sisters; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in St. Anne and lived here most of her life.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday in St. Anne's Church, St. Anne. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight, and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow in St. Anne's Church Chapel. Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Hammond St., Worcester, is directing arrangements in that city.



Headline: Anthony A. Sokolowski
Publication Date: September 14, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Anthony A. Sokolowski, 83, of 614 Parker St., died yesterday in Heywood Hospital after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 61 years, Phyllis (Banach) Sokolowski; a son, Anthony P. Sokolowski of Merrimac; a daughter, Carolyn Robrecht of Pink Knee, Mich.; three sisters, Victoria Hadmack and Jennie Bessette, both of Gardner, and Irene Robichaud of Orange; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Poland, son of Wladyslaw and Jozefa (Madrekaza) Sokolowski. He came to the United States in 1912 and lived here virtually all his life. He graduated from Worcester Boys' Trade High School.
Mr. Sokolowski was a desk sergeant in the Gardner Police Department, where he served for 37 years. He retired in 1974. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church; Gardner Council, Knights of Columbus; and Bishop Bevan Assembly, fourth degree, K of C. He was a member of the Gardner Golden Age Club and a former member of the Massachusetts Police Officers Association.
The funeral will be held Monday from Poliks Funeral Home, 431 Pleasant St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 358 Pleasant St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Church, Renovation Fund, 358 Pleasant St., Gardner 01440.



Headline: Antoinette Robichaud
Publication Date: October 07, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts MILLBURY - Antoinette (Samson) Robichaud, 87, of 2 Diane St. died yesterday in Providence House Nursing Home after an illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete.



Headline: Arnold J. Babineau, 55
Publication Date: February 16, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts TEMPLETON - Arnold "Arnie" J. Babineau, 55, of 3 Davis St., Baldwinville, died yesterday at home.
He leaves two sons, Stephen M. Babineau of Gardner and Stanley M. Babineau of Winchendon; his mother, Maria D. (Robichaud) Babineau of Garnder; two sisters, Shirley M. Borrett of Gardner and Ferne N. Landry of Brooklyn, Conn.; five grandchildren; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. A son, Scott M. Babineau of Gardner, died in 1992 and a daughter, Deborah M. Fisher of Camp LeJeune, N.C., died in 1983. He was born in Gardner, son of Fred Babineau, and lived here several years.
Mr. Babineau was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church. He was an Army veteran.
The funeral will be Friday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner. Burial will be in the springtime in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester 01609.



Headline: Arsene Ronald Martin, 81
Publication Date: March 04, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Arsene Ronald Martin, 81, of 16 Oriole St., a retired laundry attendant and a longtime industrial worker, died yesterday at home.
He leaves his wife of 57 years, Albina T. (Robichaud) Martin; two sons, Robert L. Martin of Gardner and Roger M. Martin of Exeter, N.H.; four daughters, Rita Johnson and Rae-Anne Richard, both of Gardner, Rachael Hicks of Mashpee and Rosemarie Tourigny of Phillipston; three sisters, Alvine Bouchard of Enosburg Falls, Vt., Anita Jalbert of St. Basile, New Brunswick, and Marie Lavoie of Perth, New Brunswick; 16 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Van Buren, Maine, son of Alfred and Christine (Bois) Martin, and lived here most of his life.
Mr. Martin was a laundry attendant at Gardner State Hospital for 10 years, retiring in 1976. He was previously a security guard for several years for Pinkerton Security Services at Heywood-Wakefield Co. Before then, he worked for 18 years at Gem Industries Inc. He was once a brick-machine operator at Gardner Brick Yard. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, the Acadien Social Club, the Otter River Sportsmen's Club and Gardner Aerie 747, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Rosary School Fund, 135 Nichols St.; or the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, Hospice Program, 34 Pearly Lane, both Gardner 01440.



Headline: Arthur A. Faneuf, 95
Publication Date: December 21, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WARWICK, R.I. - Arthur A. Faneuf, 95, of 166 Wolverstone Road, formerly of Worcester, died Saturday in Kent County Memorial Hospital after an illness.
His wife, Alto (Moge) Faneuf, died in 1952. He leaves a son, Gerald A. Faneuf of Northwood, N.H.; a daughter, Constance T. Simone of Warwick, with whom he lived; two brothers, Edmond J.B. Faneuf of Boylston, and Paul C. Faneuf of St. Petersburg, Fla.; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces.
He was born in Worcester, son of Jean B. and Marie Louise (Robichaud) Faneuf, and lived many years in Johnston and 25 years here. He was an Army veteran of World War I.
Mr. Fanuef was a linotype operator at Typesetting Service Co. in Providence, where he worked for 40 years. He retired in 1967. He was a member of St. Gregory the Great Church and a former member of Holy Name of Jesus Church in Worcester.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Rice Funeral Home, 300 Park Ave., Worcester, with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church, 53 Illinois St., Worcester. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. tomorrow.



Headline: Arthur E. Sauler, 87
Publication Date: July 13, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LITTLETON - Arthur E. Sauler, 87, of 19 Shattuck St. died yesterday at Deaconess Nashoba Hospital in Ayer.
He leaves his wife of 62 years, Evangeline (Robichaud) Sauler; five daughters, Ethel Broek of Londonderry, N.H., Mary Quinn of Shirley, Arlene Sauler of West Townsend, Regina Murphy of West Boylston and Marion Shattuck of Littleton; a brother, Walter Wright of Littleton; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was born in Worcester, son of Edson and Ethel (Wright) Sauler, and lived here all his life.
Mr. Sauler was a weaver for United Elastics Corp. for many years, and later owned and operated Long Lake Variety for 13 years before his retirement. He was a member of Littleton Grange.
The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Badger Funeral Home, Route 2A/110. Burial will be in Westlawn Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.



Headline: Arthur J. Maillet, 68
Publication Date: December 14, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Arthur J. Maillet, 68, of 159 Blanchard St. died Friday night in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after a short illness.
He leaves a brother, George Maillet; three sisters, Yvonne Schaffer, Rita Maillet and Loretta Agnelli, all of Gardner; nephews and nieces. He was born in Gardner, son of Daniel and Marguerite (Robichaud) Maillet, and lived here all his life.
He was a cloth cutter at the former E&A Co. for six years, retiring in 1978. He previously worked for many years at the former Rousseau Co.
Mr. Maillet was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church.
A memorial Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Wednesday in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Renovation Fund of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Azilda M. Robichaud
Publication Date: October 21, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Azilda M. (Tremblay) (Duguay) Robichaud, 90, of 352 Harvard Ave., died yesterday in Athol Memorial Hospital after an illness.
Her husband, Arthur Robichaud, died in 1981. Her first husband, Amie Dugauy, died in 1931. She leaves a son, Edmond Duguay of Athol; a daughter, M. Rita Chiasson of Athol; eight grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. A son, Leo Duguay, died in 1985. She was born in St. Irenee, Quebec, Canada, daughter of Levite and Ophide (Guerin) Tremblay and had lived here for the past 66 years.
Mrs. Robichaud was an assembler at the former Athol Comb Shop for 40 years, retiring in 1976.
She was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church and a former member of its Catholic Women's League.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St. with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St. Burial will be in Silver Lake Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Building Fund of Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St., 01331.



Headline: Barbara A. Coiteux
Publication Date: January 11, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Barbara A. (Billings) Coiteux, 61, of 50 Baker St. died Thursday afternoon in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital, after an illness.
She leaves her husband, Robert J. Coiteux; a son, Lawrence Knott of Maplewood, N.J.; a daughter, Kathryn Johnson of Gardner; a half-brother, Richard Faxon of Gardner; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Another daughter, Karen E. Hall, died Aug. 24, 1990. She was born in Gardner, daughter of Harlow Billings and Mary J. (Robichaud) Faxon.
She was a communicant of Holy Rosary Church in Gardner.
At Mrs. Coiteux's request, there will be no calling hours and her funeral service will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society of Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner 01440. Lamoureux Funeral Home, 142 Nichols St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Barbara J. Richard, 66
Publication Date: July 07, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts TEMPLETON - Barbara J. (LaLiberte) Richard, 66, of 33 School House Road, East Templeton, a machine operator for many years, died Wednesday in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after a short illness.
She leaves her husband of 48 years, Edward J. Richard; two sons, Michael E. and Thomas A. Richard, both of Templeton; five daughters, Sandra E. Robichaud and Sharon A. Hamel, both of Templeton, Jeanne M. Harper of Keene, N.H., Cathy J. Meunier of Gardner and Tracy L. Clark of Hubbardston; five brothers, Henry LaLiberte of Westminster, Robert LaLiberte of Warren, Raymond LaLiberte of Clinton, James and Roger LaLiberte, both of Gardner; three sisters, Gladys Heilman of Worcester, Alice LaChance and Irene Poirier, both of Winchendon; 21 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A son, Robert A. Richard of East Templeton, died in 1958. She was born in Gardner, daughter of Romeo and Eunice (Stone) LaLiberte, and lived most of her life in East Templeton.
Mrs. Richard was a solder-wave machine operator at Simplex Time Recorder Co., Gardner, where she worked for 23 years before retiring last year. She was a member of Holy Cross Church, East Templeton. Mrs. Richard donated her body to Harvard University School of Medicine, Cambridge, for biomedical research.
A memorial Mass will be held at 2 p.m. July 19 in Holy Cross Church, 25 Lake Ave., East Templeton. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Wildwood Cemetery, Gardner. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to "Why Me" Inc., 316 Main St., Worcester 01608. Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., Gardner, is directing arrangements.



Headline: Beatrice D. Robichaud, 84
Publication Date: November 08, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Beatrice D. (St. Pierre) Robichaud, 84, of 18 Malburn Terrace, Leominster, formerly of Fitchburg, a glass cutter for more than 30 years, died Wednesday night in Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital, Worcester, after an illness.
Her husband, Edmond Robichaud, died in 1988. She leaves a daughter, Beverly Leger of Leominster, with whom she lived; a brother, Camille Cormier of Arlington; five sisters, Edna Cormier of Fitchburg, Theresa Landry of Leominster, Noella Gelinas of Zephyrhills, Fla., and Fitchburg, Sister Mary Noella, with the Faithful Companions of Jesus in Portsmouth, R.I., and Marguerite Cole of Townsend; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of George and Laura (Brien) St. Pierre, and moved to Leominster in 1989. She attended Webster High School.
Mrs. Robichaud was a glass cutter at Foster Grant Co. in Leominster, where she worked for more than 30 years. She never missed a day of work.
Mrs. Robichaud was a longtime member of St. Joseph's Church. She was a skilled crafts maker, specializing in rug-hooking and crocheting, and she liked to paint. She was an accomplished cook. As a child, she joined volunteer walks to raise money for cancer patients.
The funeral is tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.



Headline: Beatrice Gooden, 82
Publication Date: June 12, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Beatrice (Boudreau) Gooden, 82, of 54 Wallace Ave. died Wednesday night in Birchwood Care Center after a long illness.
She leaves two daughters, Betty Graper of Ocala, Fla., and Linda Nurnberger of Leominster; a sister, Doris Shattuck of Fitchburg; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of Celime and Madline (Robichaud) Boudreau, and lived here most of her life.
Mrs. Gooden was a member of Assembly of God Church in Leominster.
Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. tomorrow in the Fitchburg Chapel of Sawyer-Miller Funeral Homes, 129 Elm St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There are no calling hours.



Headline: Beatrice M. Gibbs, 79
Publication Date: August 01, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 22
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Beatrice M. (Robichaud) Gibbs, 79, of 36 Smith St. died Thursday in Northampton Nursing Home, Northampton, after an illness.
She leaves her former husband, J. Robert Gibbs; a son, Leroy P. Gibbs of Athol; three daughters, Laurina H. Brighenti of Belchertown, Regina E. Canning of Orange and Linda A. Cole of Athol; two sisters, Gladys Venette and Annie Mallet, both of Athol; 12 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. She was born in Athol, daughter of Philip and Madeline (Savoy) Robichaud, and lived here all her life.
Mrs. Gibbs was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church.
The funeral will be held Monday from Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. Calling hours are 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady Immaculate Church, Building Fund, 192 School St., Athol 01331, or to Hospice of Hampshire County, P.O. Box 1087, Northampton 01061.



Headline: Bertha D. Copeland, 82
Publication Date: November 21, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Bertha M. (Keyes) Dunshee Copeland, 82, of 585 Main St. died Monday in her home.
Her first husband, Roland Dunshee, died in 1963 and William Copeland died in 1978. She leaves two sons, Warren E. Dunshee of Parkton, N.C. and Dwight W. Dunshee of Keene, N.H.; three daughters, Lucille Robichaud of Lowell, Eunice Connors of New Salem, and Bernice Cameron of Phillipston; a brother, Orville "Jack' Keyes of Peru, N.Y.; 40 grandchildren, 48 great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. Born in Ferrisburgh, Vt., she was the daughter of William H. and Nellie B. (Rushlow) Keyes.
She had lived in Athol for 10 years. Before that she had been a resident of Dorchester for 25 years.
The funeral will be held Friday at 2 p.m. in Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main St. Rev. Paul Samuelson of Starrett Memorial United Methodist Church will officiate. Burial will be in Silver Lake Cemetery. A calling hour will be observed in the funeral home from 1 to 2 p.m. Friday before the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 23 Midstate Drive, Auburn, Mass. 01501.



Headline: Bertrand L. LaChance, 67
Publication Date: January 16, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Bertrand L. "Bert" LaChance, 67, of 292 Chestnut St., a credit union manager, died Tuesday at his home.
He leaves his wife of 44 years, Mariette (Jean) LaChance; a son, Bertrand J. LaChance of Beverly; five daughters, Jeannine D. Kantwell of Bolton, Claire J. LaChance of Austin, Texas, Patricia A. LaChance of Leicester, Suzanne A. LaChance of Gardner and Colette M. Robichaud of Franklin; seven brothers, Rev. Pierre and Gerard LaChance, both of Fall River, Hector LaChance of Somerset, Raymond LaChance of Auburn, Maine, Robert LaChance of Swansea, Emile LaChance of Fairfield Glade, Tenn. and Roland LaChance of Newington, Conn.; three sisters, Lillian Desmarais of Fall River, Beatrice Golden of Swansea and Juliette Lessard of Tiverton, R.I.; five grandchildren; an uncle; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born in Fall River, son of Emile and Helena (Robitaille) LaChance.
He graduated from Monsignor Prevost High School in Fall River in 1947 and earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from Providence College in 1951. He was a Korean War Army veteran and received the Combat Infantry Badge, the National Defense Service Medal, the U.N. Service Medal and the Korean Service Medal.
Mr. LaChance was manager and CEO for the GFA Federal Credit Union in Gardner for 19 years, retiring in 1986. Previously, he was a assistant manager for St. Anne Credit Union in Fall River for many years.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 129; Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 905; the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 70; the National Paralyzed Veterans of America; the Retired Officers Association-Army; and the Rotary Club.
He was the director of the St. Anne Credit Union in Fall River and past director of GFA Federal Credit Union. He was a former member of the Central Credit Fund of Massachusetts, former director of the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association and former president of the Montachusett Chapter of Credit Union Leagues of Massachusetts. He was a member of the Heywood Hospital of Gardner Directors Association. He was a member of the Montachusett and Worcester Chapter of Association to Overcome Multiple Sclerosis.
The funeral will be held Saturday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 11:30 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Rosary Church Renovation Fund or the Holy Rosary School Fund, both at 135 Nichols St., Gardner 01440.



Headline: Bessie Waitiekus, 98
Publication Date: August 18, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Bessie (Wandzell) Waitiekus, 98, of 59 Eastwood Circle, died yesterday in Eastwood Pines Nursing Home, after an illness.
Her husband, John Waitiekus, died in 1953. She leaves two daughters, Alda Robichaud and Helen Ingram, both of Gardner; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was born in Lithuania, daughter of Adam and Eva (Mickus) Wandzell. She came to this country in 1911, and lived in the Gardner area before moving to Florida in 1953. She returned to Gardner 10 years ago.
Mrs. Waitiekus was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, and a former member of the Lithuanian Outing Association.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Poliks Funeral Home, 431 Pleasant St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sacred Heart Church Renovation Fund, 166 Cross St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Charles H. Bates, 87
Publication Date: August 14, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Charles H. Bates, 87, of 58 Pitman Road, a longtime machine operator, died Tuesday in Quabbin Valley Healthcare.
His wife of 50 years, Geraldine M. (Fuller) Bates, died in 1987. He leaves three sons, Glenn D. Bates and Carl Robichaud, both of Athol, and Victor E. Bates of Greenfield; a daughter, Donna Rotepel of Jersey City, N.J.; and several grandchildren. A son, Robert H. Bates, died in 1995. He was born in Athol, son of William and Maude (Grover) Bates, and lived here all his life. He graduated from Athol High School in 1929, where he played baseball. He later was a catcher for local semipro baseball teams.
Mr. Bates was a machine operator at the former Union Twist Drill Co. for 35 years. He previously worked at the former Barrett and McKenna's Garage. He attended First Church Unitarian.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday in Silver Lake Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Athol High School Alumni Scholarship Association, c||o Beverly Tarolli, PO Box 339, Athol 01331. Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main street, Athol is directing arrangements.



Headline: Claire Laperriere, 71
Publication Date: August 20, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Claire M. (Robichaud) Laperriere, 71, of 211 West Lebanon St., Mount Airy, N.C., formerly of Athol and Winchendon, died Aug. 13 in her home after an illness.
She leaves her husband of 51 years, Philip Laperriere; two sons, Peter Laperriere of Winchendon, and Francis Laperriere of Norwich, Conn.; two daughters, Jacqueline Bradshaw and Yvonne Michaud, both of Mount Airy; two brothers, Francis Robichaud of Voluntown, Conn., and Arthur Robichaud of Plainfield, Conn.; a sister, Dorothy Cruise of Oceanside, Calif.; 14 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Another son, Philip Laperriere Jr., died last year. She was born in Winchendon, daughter of Joseph and Delvina (Dumont) Robichaud, and lived there most of her life before moving to Athol in 1987. She lived in Mount Airy at the home of her daughter, Yvonne Michaud, for the past eight months.
Mrs. Laperriere worked at New Hampshire Ballbearing Co. in Peterboro, N.H., for many years, retiring in 1986.
She was a former member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Winchendon, and Our Lady Immaculate Church in Athol. She was also a member of the Athol Golden Agers, Baldwin Golden Agers, and had been a volunteer at the "Good As New" thrift shop in Winchendon.
A memorial Mass will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St., Athol. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Winchendon. Calling hours at J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St., Athol, are 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions may be made to Northern Hospice, Rockford Street, Mount Airy, N.C., 27030.



Headline: Cleo E. Robichaud, 67
Publication Date: December 18, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Cleo E. Robichaud, 67, of 82 Nichols St. died yesterday at Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
He leaves his wife, Jacqueline R. (Manseau) Robichaud; a sister, Pauline L. Robichaud of Gardner; a nephew, John Hamel of Westminster; and two nieces, Jeanne Bubnel and Pauline Lipkowski, both of Gardner. He was born in Gardner, a son of Jean and Flora (Leclair) Robichaud.
For 20 years until his retirement in 1985, he was an attendant at Walter E. Fernald School in Baldwinville.
Mr. Robichaud was a communicant of Holy Rosary Church, and a former member of Hillcrest Aerie, Order of the Eagles, and Gardner Lodge of Elks.
He was a World War II Army veteran.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Lamoureux Funeral Home, 142 Nichols St., with a 10 a.m Mass at Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. Donations may be sent to St. Vincent de Paul Society of Holy Rosary Church, Gardner, 01440, or to Diversified Home Services, Visiting Nurses Association and Home Care, 50 Nichols Road, Fitchburg, 01420.



Headline: Clovis W. Perron, 84
Publication Date: January 30, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A10
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts SPENCER - Clovis W. Perron, 84, of 30 McDonald St. died yesterday in Worcester City Hospital after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Eva M. (Lacroix) Perron; three sons, Hubert J. Perron of Worcester, Edward R. Perron of Warren, and Roland W. Perron of Dudley; a brother, Wallace Perron of Spencer; a sister, Lorette Robichaud of West Brookfield; six grandchildren; two great-granddaughters; nieces and nephews. He was born in Spencer, son of Arthur and Jennie (Roberts) Perron, and lived here all his life. Mr. and Mrs. Perron celebrated their 62nd wedding anniversary in September.
Mr. Perron was the owner and operator of the former Quality Market on Chestnut Street for 25 years before its closing in 1965. He later worked in the maintenance department of the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority for 10 years before retiring in 1975.
He was a member of St. Mary's Church, a 50-year member of the Catholic Order of Foresters, a member of the Spencer Golden Age Club, and a former member of the Retired Men's Club of Spencer. He once served on the Spencer Finance Committee.
The funeral will be held Friday from J. Henri Morin & Son Funeral Home, 23 Maple Terrace, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, 60 Maple St. Burial will be in Holy Rosary-St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Restoration Fund of St. Mary's Church, 60 Maple St., Spencer, 01562.



Headline: Constance B. Bourgoin
Publication Date: June 07, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Constance B. Bourgoin, 60, of 128 Newtonville Ave. died yesterday in Burbank Hospital after a long illness.
She leaves two sisters, Georgette Dufresne of Fitchburg and Jacqueline Robichaud of Greenville, N.H.; two nephews; and a niece. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of George and Albina (Lacroix) Bourgoin, and lived here all her life.
Miss Bourgoin worked for 15 years at the former Crocker-Burbank Paper Co. She then worked for 10 years at Sanitoy Corp., retiring in 1983.
She was a member of Madonna of the Holy Rosary Church.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in Madonna of the Holy Rosary Church, 118 Theresa St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight.



Headline: Cynthia Patriquin, 21
Publication Date: May 18, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Cynthia A. Patriquin, 21, of 125 Connors St. died Saturday night in the University of Massachusetts Hospital, Worcester.
She leaves her father, Donald Patriquin of Athol; her mother, Claudette (Robichaud) Johnson, and her stepfather, Ernest V. "Ernie" Johnson; a brother, Daniel Patriquin, all of Gardner; six stepbrothers, Roger Johnson of Athol, Scott Johnson of Orange, Ernest, Jesse and James Johnson, all of Phillipston, and Raymond Goland of Gardner; three stepsisters, Sherry Berube of Petersham, and Kristen and Jennifer Johnson, both of Phillipston; her paternal grandmother, Beatrice Patriquin; her maternal grandmother, Eva Robichaud, both of Gardner; uncles and aunts; nephews and nieces. She was born in Gardner, and lived here all her life.
She earned a general education diploma. She was a student at Mount Wachusett Community College.
Miss Patriquin was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Lower Cemetery, Phillipston. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions made to the Gardner Firefighters Relief Association, 70 City Hall Ave., Gardner, 01440; or the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Worcester County Branch, 415 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, 01545.



Headline: David A. Clark, 54
Publication Date: August 08, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GRAFTON - David A. Clark, 54, of 371 Providence Road, South Grafton, an outdoors enthusiast, died Sunday at home after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 15 years, Gloria M. (LaPointe) Clark; a daughter, Debra A. Clark-Turcotte of Richford, Vt.; his parents, Lemuel F. Clark of South Portland, Maine and Inis N. (Lothrop) Robichard of Newport, R.I.; three stepsons, Mark J., Michael C. and Scott R. Dupree, all of Whitinsville; a brother, Edward Lothrop of Newport; two sisters, Dianne Byrum of Northboro and Rosemarie Robichaud of Newport; two grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Portland, Maine, and lived in South Grafton for the past 15 years. He previously lived six years in Uxbridge and 15 years in Newport.
He was owner and president of Clark's Rent-A-Man in South Grafton for several years, retiring due to illness. He previously owned and operated David A. Clark Associates Inc. in South Grafton for 10 years.
Mr. Clark was a member of St. James Church. He enjoyed camping, boating and fishing.
A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. James Church, 89 Main St., South Grafton. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hematology and Oncology Center at The Medical Center of Central Massachusetts - Memorial, 119 Belmont St., Worcester, 01605. Jackman Funeral Home, 12 Spring St., Whitinsville, is directing arrangements.



Headline: David A. Clark, 54
Publication Date: August 09, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GRAFTON - David A. Clark, 54, of 371 Providence Road, South Grafton, an outdoors enthusiast, died Sunday at home after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 15 years, Gloria M. (LaPointe) Clark; a daughter, Debra A. Clark-Turcotte of Richford, Vt.; his parents, Lemuel F. Clark of South Portland, Maine and Inis N. (Lothrop) Robichard of Newport, R.I.; three stepsons, Mark J., Michael C. and Scott R. Dupree, all of Whitinsville; a brother, Edward Lothrop of Newport; two sisters, Dianne Byrum of Northboro and Rosemarie Robichaud of Newport; two grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Portland, Maine, and lived in South Grafton for the past 15 years. He previously lived six years in Uxbridge and 15 years in Newport.
He was owner and president of Clark's Rent-A-Man in South Grafton for several years, retiring due to illness. He previously owned and operated David A. Clark Associates Inc. in South Grafton for 10 years.
Mr. Clark was a member of St. James Church. He enjoyed camping, boating and fishing.
A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. James Church, 89 Main St., South Grafton. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hematology and Oncology Center at The Medical Center of Central Massachusetts - Memorial, 119 Belmont St., Worcester, 01605. Jackman Funeral Home, 12 Spring St., Whitinsville, is directing arrangements.



Headline: David G. Bullard, 65; was teacher, coach
Publication Date: December 11, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A9
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts TOWNSEND - David G. Bullard, 65, of 451 Main St. died Monday in Nashoba Community Hospital, Ayer.
He leaves his wife of 38 years, Joan S. (Spargo) Bullard; a son, David S. Bullard of Chittendon, Vt.; three daughters, Ann E. Jackson and Mary C. Bullard-Robichaud, both of Ashburnham, and Sara A. Bullard of Townsend; and seven grandchildren. Another son, Jeffrey C. Bullard, died in 1980. He was born in Sandisfield, son of Edward P. and Mary (Deacon) Bullard, and moved here from Bridgeport, Conn., in 1963.


Headline: David G. Bullard, 65; was teacher, coach
Publication Date: December 12, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts TOWNSEND - David G. Bullard, 65, of 451 Main St. died Monday in Nashoba Community Hospital, Ayer.
He leaves his wife of 38 years, Joan S. (Spargo) Bullard; a son, David S. Bullard of Chittendon, Vt.; three daughters, Ann E. Jackson and Mary C. Bullard-Robichaud, both of Ashburnham, and Sara A. Bullard of Townsend; and seven grandchildren. Another son, Jeffrey C. Bullard, died in 1980. He was born in Sandisfield, son of Edward P. and Mary (Deacon) Bullard, and moved here from Bridgeport, Conn., in 1963.


Headline: Deborah L. Wagner, 84
Publication Date: November 15, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Deborah L. (Bateman) Wagner, 84, of 104 B Ipswich Drive died yesterday in the Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital, Gardner.
Her husband, Charles L. Wagner, died in 1966. She leaves a son, Gordon R. Bateman of Winchendon; two brothers, Nelson T. Bateman of Deltona, Fla., and Harry O. Bateman of Winchendon; four sisters, Jane A. Young of Galesville, Wis., Mary M. Ford of Newington, Conn., Emily B. Paquet of Winchendon, and Barbara H. Robichaud of Voluntown, Conn.; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was born in Winchendon, daughter of H. Osgood and Florence M. (Turner) Bateman, and lived here all her life.
Mrs. Wagner worked as a housekeeper at the former Winchendon Hospital before retiring.
She was a member of the North Congregational Church and its Women's Fellowship and the Tuesday Sewing Group. She was a member of the Lt. Frederick Wilder White Post Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary.
Private funeral services will be held in the Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St., at the convenience of the family. The Rev. Warren H. May will officiate. Following cremation, burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Winchendon Ambulance Fund, in care of the Winchendon Fire Department, 405 Central St., Winchendon, Mass. 01475.



Headline: Dena M. Deminie, 77
Publication Date: April 22, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Dena M. (Duclos) Deminie, 77, of 648 Pleasant St., died yesterday in Quabbin Valley Convalescent Center after an illness.
Her husband, Kenneth Deminie Sr., died in 1988. She leaves two sisters, Julienne LeBlanc of Gardner and Catherine Desmarais of Athol; three granddaughters; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A son, Kenneth Deminie Jr. of Athol, died in 1989. She was born in Athol, daughter of Joseph and Catherine (Robichaud) Duclos, and lived here all her life.
She graduated from Athol High School.
Mrs. Deminie was a licensed practical nurse at Worcester State Hospital for 10 years, retiring in 1982. She previously worked for 10 years at Belchertown State School.
She was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in Gethsemane Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, 01701. J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Domenic A. Brindisi Sr.
Publication Date: December 12, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WORCESTER - Domenic A. Brindisi Sr., 67, of 308 St. Nicholas Ave., a supermarket department manager and a former team coach, died Sunday in St. Vincent Hospital after a short illness.
He leaves his wife of 45 years, Shirley M. "Pearl" (Gauthier) Brindisi; three sons, Dominic A. Brindisi Jr. and Robert P. Brindisi, both of Worcester, and Jim S. Brindisi of Auburn; five daughters, Patricia V. Doherty and Nancy C. Brown, both of Oxford, Deborah A. Brindisi of Worcester, Susan M. Perry of Auburn and Lynn A. Robichaud of Wahoo, Neb.; his mother, Rose (Vignone) Brindisi of Worcester; four brothers, Jerry and Joseph Brindisi, and Peter Brindisi Jr., all of Worcester, and Salvatore Brindisi of Auburn; three sisters, Janette Comeau and Mary Neddo, both of Shrewsbury, and Rose Ricci of Worcester; 19 grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Born in Worcester, son of Peter Brindisi, he lived here all his life.
He graduated from Commerce High school.
Mr. Brindisi was a department manager for Stop & Shop Corp., where he worked more than 40 years. He working in many stores in central New England, retiring several years ago.
He was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church, the Greendale Retired Men's Club and its Bowling league. He was a member of the Stop & Shop Retirees' Association and the Ionic Avenue Boys Club. He was once active in sports and coached several teams in the Worcester area.
A funeral will be held tomorrow from Mercadante Funeral Home, 370 Plantation St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Mount Carmel-St. Ann's Church, 24 Mulberry St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours are 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Sports Alive, care of the Worcester School Department, 11 Irving St. Worcester 01609 or the Telegram & Gazette Santa, Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 50 Franklin St., Worcester 01608.



Headline: Doris R. Varville LeBlanc
Publication Date: October 02, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Doris R. (Trombley) Varville LeBlanc, 91, formerly of Clarendon Street and The Joseph House, died yesterday in Birchwood Rehabilitation Center.
Her husband, Edgar G. LeBlanc, died in 1984. She leaves a son, John F. Marrapese of W. Franklin, N.H.; a daughter, Ann Monette of Fitchburg; two stepsons, Henry G. LeBlanc of Lunenburg and Roger A. LeBlanc of Fitchburg; three grandchildren; 16 stepgrandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. Her first husband, Alexander Varville, died in 1948 and a stepdaughter, Teresa Robichaud of Lunenburg, died in 1984. She was born in Jaffrey, N.H., daughter of Frederick G. and Annie (Dame) Trombley, and live here many years.
Mrs. LeBlanc was a stitcher for 25 years at Asher Pants Co., retiring in 1975. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church and a member of the Ladies Garment Workers Union of America. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and reading.
The funeral Mass will be at 1 p.m. tomorrow in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. today in Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Church, 16 Woodland St., Fitchburg 01420.



Headline: Edith Roberge, 93
Publication Date: May 16, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Edith (LeBlanc) Roberge, 93, of 139 Fourth St., died yesterday in Leominster Hospital after an illness.
Her husband of 69 years, Leo A. Roberge, died in 1992. She leaves a son, Raymond H. Roberge of Lunenburg; a daughter, Paul E. Arsenault of Rochester, N.Y.; four sisters, Dora Franciosi, Evangline Saucier, Irene Connors and Jeanne Saucier, all of Leominster; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; and three great-great-grandchildren. She was born in Waltham, daughter of John H. and Delphine (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived here most of her life.
She was a quality controller at Foster-Grant Co. for many years, retiring in 1965.
She was a member of St. Cecilia's Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Society, Leominster Senior Citizens; Golden Ages; and Foster-Grant 25-Year Club.
The funeral will be held Saturday from M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., with a Mass at 8 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Massachusetts, 120 Thomas St, Worcester 01608



Headline: Edmond A. Robichaud
Publication Date: March 23, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Edmond A. Robichaud, 92, of 35 Day St., died Sunday evening in The Highlands Care Center after a short illness.
He leaves his wife, Lota M. (Stockley) Robichaud; three sons, Paul Robichaud of Asheville, N.C., Richard Robichaud of Aurora, Colo. and Philip Robichaud of Melbourne, Fla.; a sister, Florence Johnson in Florida; and 13 grandchildren. He was born in Fitchburg, son of Frederick and Mary Jane (Robichaud) Robichaud, and lived here all his life. He was a World War I Navy veteran.
Mr. Robichaud worked at Burbank Hospital for several years before retiring. He previously worked at the Fitchburg Foundry for many years. He was a former member of the Eagles.
Funeral services will be private. There are no calling hours. Moorcroft Funeral Home, 31 Myrtle Ave., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Edmond Richard, 92
Publication Date: December 23, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Edmond Richard, 92, formerly of 40 Glenwood St., died Tuesday at his daughter's home in York Beach, Maine.
His wife, Emelie M. (Cormier) Richard, died in 1989. He leaves a son, Jean Paul Richard of Rockville, Md.; a daughter, Rose Marie Robichaud of York Beach; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was born in St. Norbert, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Zacharie and Marie (Mailette) Richard, and lived here most of his life.
Mr. Richard was a foreman for the former Conant and Ball Co., where he worked for 52 years, retiring in 1976.
He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its League of the Sacred Heart Society.
The funeral will be held Monday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 11:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions made to Holy Rosary School, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Edna Berthiaume, 85
Publication Date: March 06, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A8; C3
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FISKDALE - Edna (Taylor) Lavallee Berthiaume, 85, of 312 Heritage Green died yesterday in Harrington Memorial Hospital, Southbridge.
Her husband, Alamanzar Berthiaume, died in 1988. Her first husband, Wilfred Lavallee, died in 1974. She leaves a son, Reynald W. Lavallee of Connecticut; a sister, Alice Santo of Fiskdale; and three grandchildren. She was born in Jaffrey, N.H., daughter of Alexander and Angelina (Robichaud) Taylor, and lived in Southbridge most of her life, moving here two years ago.
Mrs. Berthiaume was employed for several years at the former Ames Worsted Co. of Southbridge.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., Southbridge, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Notre Dame Church, 456 Main St., Southbridge. Burial will be in Old Notre Dame Cemetery, Southbridge. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Restoration Fund, Notre Dame Church, 61 March St., Southbridge, 01550.



Headline: Edward A. Gordon, 66
Publication Date: March 30, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts Edward A. Gordon, 66, of 77 Grandview Ave., died yesterday in Veterans Administration Hospital, West Roxbury.
He leaves his wife, Theresa R. (Robichaud) Gordon; a son, Bernard E. Gordon of Rochdale; two brothers, Donald W. Gordon of Spencer and John Gordon of Worcester; a grandson; two granddaughters; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. Gordon would have celebrated their 43rd wedding anniversary April 3.
Mr. Gordon was born in Clinton, son of Asa and Mae J. (Wright) Gordon, and lived in Worcester many years. He owned and operated Gordon Electric Co. in Worcester for 30 years, retiring in 1975. He formerly owned Grand Cafe, now Don's Place, on Grand Street. He was a member of Worcester Chapter, Disabled American Veterans; Oxford Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars; and Cherry Valley Post, American Legion.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in O'Connor Brothers funeral home, 592 Park Ave. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester, 01609, or the Visiting Nurse Association of Central Massachusetts, 120 Thomas St., Worcester, 01608.



Headline: Edward F. Devin, 83
Publication Date: January 23, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Edward F. "Ned" Devin, 83, of 12 Nile St. died yesterday in his home after being stricken there.
His wife, Lillian G. (Burke) Devin, died in 1987. He leaves two sons, Paul E. Devin of Lunenburg and John J. Devin of Leominster; a daughter, Carol A. Robichaud of Leominster; seven grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Roxbury, son of John J. and Catherine V. (Woods) Devin, and lived in Leominster since 1950.
Mr. Devin was plant superintendent for Jennison Co. in Fitchburg, retiring in 1981.
He was a member of Monoosnock Country Club, a life-member of Fitchburg Elks, Lodge No. 847, and was a communicant of St. Leo's Parish.
Funeral services will be held Saturday from David H. Curley Funeral Home, 89 West St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Leo's Church, 128 Main St. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Fitchburg Lodge of Elks, No. 847, will meet there at 6:45 p.m. tomorrow to conduct their ritual.



Headline: Edward H. Robichaud, former boxer, at 83
Publication Date: March 22, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts NEWPORT, R.I. - Edward Harold Robichaud, 83, of 64 Friendship St., a Navy veteran and former boxer, died Saturday in Newport Hospital.
He leaves his wife, Inis "Nal" (Lothrop) Robichaud; two sons, David A. Clark of South Grafton, and Edward Lothrop of Newport; two daughters, Diane Byrum of Northboro and Rosemarie Robichaud of Newport; two sisters, Eleanor Gardner of Miami and Vivian O'Toole of Worcester; two brothers, James Robichaud of Biddeford, Maine and Francis Robichaud of East Brookfield; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Orange, Mass., son of James P. and Bertha Mae (Hebert) Robichaud, and was raised in Worcester. He lived 17 years in Portsmouth and 15 years here. He was a Navy veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He received the U.S.S. Parrot's Sailor of the Month award.
Mr. Robichaud boxed during the 23 years he served in the Navy. He previously boxed under the name Rob Roberts.
A memorial Mass will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph Church, at Broadway, and Mann Ave. There are no calling hours. Auclair Funeral Home, 690 South Main St., Fall River, Mass., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Edward N. Manseau, 72
Publication Date: November 18, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: D5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Edward N. Manseau, 72, of 293 Pleasant St. died yesterday in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after an illness.
His wife, Clara M. (Belliveau) Manseau, died in 1984. He leaves a son, Edward J. Manseau of Bristol, Conn.; two daughters, Jacqueline R. Robichaud and Dianne M. LeBlanc, both of Gardner; five brothers, George A. Manseau of Winchendon, Leo R. Manseau of Gardner, Robert Manseau of Rosemont, Minn., Paul Manseau of St. Paul, Minn., and Donald Manseau of Leicester; three sisters, Rita Stowell of Gardner, Madeleine Arsenault of West Boylston and Blanche Woodcome of South Yarmouth; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Another daughter, Louise C. Sosa of Gardner, died last year. He was born in Gardner, son of John E. and Florida H. (Allaire) Manseau, and lived here most of his life. He graduated from Gardner High School in 1940 and Boys Trade High School, Worcester, in 1942.
Mr. Manseau was a compositor at the Gardner News, where he worked for more than 37 years, retiring in 1984. He also owned and operated Manseau Printing Co. for many years, and was still working until the time of his death.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European-African-Middle Eastern theater.
Mr. Manseau was a communicant of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and sang for many years in its choir. He was a member of its League of the Sacred Heart Society and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He was a member of Post 29, American Legion. He was an avid candlepin and 10-pin bowler.
The funeral will be held Wednesday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. The family requests flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, care of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Eleanor R. Kent, 79
Publication Date: March 05, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Eleanor R. Kent, 79, of 123 Leamy St., a former insurance company vice president, died Monday in University of Massachusetts Hospital in Worcester after an illness.
She leaves a sister, Elizabeth C. Schiefer of Hackensack, N.J.; a niece, two nephews; and several grandnephews and grandnieces. A sister, Margaret B. Morris, died in 1989. Born in Gardner, daughter of Michael and Margaret (Driscoll) Kent, she was in the first graduating class of Sacred Heart School in 1931 and graduated from Gardner High School in 1935.
Ms. Kent was vice president of Brown, Howe and Robichaud Insurance Co., retiring in 1983. Previously, she was an office manager at former Otto Hakkinen Insurance Agency and Howard Ball Insurance Agency. She was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church and sang in its choir. She was a member of the Gardner Catholic Women's Club.
The funeral will be held today from the John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling is 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. today at the funeral home.



Headline: Elizabeth M. Landry, 67
Publication Date: August 23, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Elizabeth M. "Lisa" (Girouard) Landry, 67, of 27 Glenwood St., was stricken ill in Gardner and died Saturday in University of Massachusetts Hospital, Worcester.
Her husband, Harvey J. Landry, died in 1970. She leaves two sons, Brian Landry of East Brookfield and Gary Landry of Meadville, Penn.; three daughters, Rachel L. Schlichter of Gardner, Elizabeth A. MacFarlane of East Brookfield and Paulette Poegal of Meadville, Penn.; a brother, Joseph Girouard of Toronto, Canada; four sisters, Mary Rose "Rosie" Robichaud of Gardner and Alice Girouard, Marion Arseneault and Lena Foulton, all of Minto, New Brunswick, Canada; 13 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A son, Paul J. Landry of Gardner, died in February. She was born in Minto, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Andrew and Louise (Gallant) Girouard, and lived here most of her life.
She was a waitress for several years at the Paramount Cafe, retiring in 1983. Mrs. Landry was a member of Holy Spirit Church.
The funeral will be held Wednesday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in Holy Spirit Church, 50 Lovewell St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701.



Headline: Ellen C. Kinirey, 90
Publication Date: May 28, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Ellen C. Kinirey, 90, formerly of 146 Nichols St., died yesterday in Baldwinville Nursing Home, Hospital Road, Baldwinville.
She leaves a nephew, William H. Kinirey of Leominster; three cousins, Robert and Martin Walsh, and Marguerite Kinirey, all of Gardner; grandnephews and grandnieces. She was born in Gardner, daughter of David and Alice L. (Smith) Kinirey, and lived here all her life. She graduated from Gardner High School in 1918.
Miss Kinirey joined the former C.F. Richardson & Co. as a bookkeeper in 1918. She was then a bookkeeper for 50 years at Brown, Howe & Robichaud Inc., retiring in 1970.
She was a communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, a charter member of the Holy Family League of Charity, and a member of the former Catholic Women's Club and the former Rosary Altar Society. She was a volunteer for many years for the American Red Cross, Catholic Charities Social Services and Montachusett Home Care service. She retired in 1985.
The funeral will be held Thursday from John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow. Contributions may be made to the Memorial Fund of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St., Gardner, 01420, or the Graymoor Friars, Graymoor, N.Y. 10524.



Headline: Emely Paquet, 85
Publication Date: July 30, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Emely (Bateman) Paquet, 85, of 32 Academy St., a former longtime registrar at American Guernsey Cattle Club in Peterborough, N.H., died yesterday in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, after an illness.
Her husband of 53 years, Robert G. Paquet, died in 1987. She leaves two brothers, Nelson T. Bateman of Deltona, Fla., and Harry O. Bateman Jr. of Winchendon; three sisters, Mary M. Ford of Wallingford, Conn., Jane A. Young of Galesville, Wis. and Barbara H. Robichaud of Voluntown, Conn.; nephews and nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces. She was born in Winchendon, daughter of H. Osgood and Florence M. (Turner) Bateman, and lived more than 50 years in Peterborough, before returning here in 1988. She graduated from Murdock High School in 1927.
She was a registrar at American Guernsey Cattle Club in Peterborough for 53 years before she retired.
Mrs. Paquet was a communicant of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Peterborough.
A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Aug. 5 in St. Peter's Church, 18 Vine St. Burial will be in St. Peter's High Street Cemetery, Peterborough. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Peterborough Recreation Department, Grove Street, Peterborough, N.H. 03458. Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Emile J. LeBlanc, 93
Publication Date: July 25, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Emile J. LeBlanc, 93, of 485 Clarendon St. died yesterday in his home after being stricken ill.
His leaves his wife of 67 years, Eugenie (Boucher) LeBlanc; a son, Alfred LeBlanc of Leominster; a daughter, Theresa Robichaud of Fitchburg; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was born in Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Francois and Sylvia (Viennea) LeBlanc, and lived in Fitchburg for 74 years.
Mr. LeBlanc was a lock fitter for Independent Lock Co. in Fitchburg for many years, retiring 29 years ago.
He was a member of the Madonna of the Holy Rosary parish. He was a former president and founder of the Franco-American Club in Fitchburg. He was an avid pool player.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Madonna of the Holy Rosary Church, 118 Theresa St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. A calling hour is 8 to 9 a.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. The family requests flowers be omitted. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Madonna of the Holy Rosary Parish Renovation Fund, 118 Theresa St., Fitchburg, 01420 or may be left at the funeral home.



Headline: Eric J. Vautour, 76
Publication Date: April 14, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts TEMPLETON - Eric J. "Red" Vautour, 76, of 30A Highland Ave., Baldwinville, formerly of East Templeton, died yesterday in his home after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Doris J. (LeClair) Vautour; a son, Robert J. Vautour; a daughter, Deborah A. Couture, all of Baldwinville; a sister, Elodie Richard of Gardner; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. Vautour were married June 28, 1947. He was born in New Brunswick, Canada, son of Fidele and Marie (Robichaud) Vautour, and later lived in Gardner. He lived 43 years in East Templeton before moving to Baldwinville in 1990.
Mr. Vautour was an Army veteran of World War II, serving with Battery "C," 10th Battalion, 4th Field Artillery.
He was an assembler for many years at the former Temple Stuart Co. in Baldwinville, retiring in 1981.
Mr. Vautour was a communicant of St. Vincent de Paul Church in Baldwinville, and a member of Otter River Council, Knights of Columbus. He was a former longtime member of Holy Cross Church in East Templeton. He was a member of Eugene M. Connor Post, American Legion, in Winchendon.
The funeral will be held today from John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., Gardner, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Vincent de Paul Church, 10 Pleasant St., Baldwinville. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner. Calling hours at the funeral home are 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. today. Members of Otter River Council, Knights of Columbus, will meet there at 8:30 a.m. today to conduct a ritual. Memorial contributions may be made to the Templeton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 4, Baldwinville, 01468.



Headline: Eugene Robichaud, 68
Publication Date: October 30, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts HOLDEN - Eugene T. Robichaud, 68, of 741 Century Blvd., Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Moscow Road, Holden, died Saturday in the Heart of Florida Hospital, Haines City, Fla.
He leaves his wife, Alice E. (McLaughlin) Robichaud of Winter Haven; four sons, Michael E. Robichaud of Boston, Patrick E. Robichaud of Holden, Martin E. Robichaud of Melrose and Robert E. Robichaud of Smithfield, Va.; two brothers, James W. Robichaud of Worcester and John T. Robichaud of Shrewsbury; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. He was born in Worcester, son of Eugene and Margaret (Hennessey) Robichaud, and lived in Holden most of his life.
Mr. Robichaud was a machine adjuster for 15 years for the National Envelope Co. of Worcester. He worked previously for the former U.S. Envelope Co. of Worcester for 21 years.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European theater and seeing action in the Battle of the Bulge. He was a member of St. Mary's Church, the VFW Post 4289, Haines City, Fla., and a past commander of the former Holden VFW.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday in the Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.



Headline: Eugene T. Robichaud
Publication Date: October 29, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts HOLDEN - Eugene T. Robichaud, 68, of 741 Century Lane, Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Moscow Road, died Saturday in the Heart of Florida Hospital, Haines City, Fla.
He leaves his wife, Alice (McLaughlin) Robichaud.
Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Eunice N. Connors, 61
Publication Date: September 11, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts NEW SALEM - Eunice N. (Dunshee) Connors, 61, of Old North Dana Road, formerly of Athol, died yesterday) in Athol Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She leaves her husband, Edward J. Connors Jr.; two sons, Richard Gray of Wilder, Vt., and Michael Connors of Uxbridge; a daughter, Erin Rogers of Warwick; two brothers, Warren Dunshee of Fayetteville, N.C., and Dwight Dunshee of Keene, N.H.; two sisters, Bernice Cameron of Phillipston and Lucille Robichaud of Lowell; five grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A son, Army Spec. 4 Robert Gray, died in Cu-Chi, Vietnam, in 1968. He was the first soldier from New Salem to be killed in the Vietnam War. A daughter, Alexis Davis, died in Texas in 1983. Mr. and Mrs. Connors were married May 1, 1955.
She was born in Brandon, Vt., daughter of Rollin and Bertha (Keyes) Dunshee, and later lived in Athol. She lived here 27 years.
Mrs. Connors graduated from Orange High School and Greenfield Community College. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Massachusetts and a master's degree in special education from Fitchburg State College. She also earned credits toward a doctorate in special education.
Mrs. Connors was a special-education teacher at Mahar Regional High School in Orange for 17 years, retiring in 1990.
She was a member of the Massachusetts Teachers Association.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Silver Lake Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Ralph C. Mahar Regional High School Scholarship Fund, South Main Street, Orange, 01364. Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main St., Athol, is directing arrangements.



Headline: Evangeline M. Saucier, 82
Publication Date: June 17, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Evangeline M. "Vangie" (LeBlanc) Saucier, 82, of 11 Fifth St., a longtime volunteer, died Sunday in Leominster Hospital after a short illness.
Her husband, Bernard J. Saucier, died in 1995. She leaves a son, Kenneth B. Saucier of Lunenburg; two daughters, Darleen L. Openo of Marco Island, Fla., and Lorna J. Chabot of Fitchburg; two sisters, Irene Conners and Jeanne Saucier, both of Leominster; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was born in Shediac, New Brunswick, daughter of John and Delphine (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived most of her life in Leominster.
Mrs. LeBlanc was a member of St. Cecilia's Church, and a life member of its Ladies of St. Anne Society. She was a volunteer for the Montachusett Opportunity Council for 15 years. She was an avid bingo player and volunteer at LaPierre East Bingo Social. She also sang with the Swingsters and was a member of the Leominster Golden Age Club.
A funeral service will be held tomorrow from the M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St.. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours are today 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions made to a charity of the donor's choice.



Headline: Fay F. Hills, 65
Publication Date: May 10, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Fay F. (Dora) Hills, 65, of 353 Parker St., a former payroll clerk at NCCI Gardner, died yesterday in Burbank Hospital, Fitchburg, after an illness.
Her husband, William J. Hills, died in 1992. She leaves a son, Joseph E. St. Laurent Jr. of Nipomo, Calif.; a daughter, Donna L. Sweatman of Brighton, Mich.; a brother, Joseph H. Dora of Gardner; five grandchildren; and a great-grandson. She was born in Gardner, daughter of William H. and Flora (Robichaud) Dora, and lived here all her life. She graduated from Gardner High School in 1947.
She was a payroll clerk for several years at NCCI Gardner, retiring in 1985. She previously worked 25 years at the First National Store. Mrs. Hills was a member of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday in St. John's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Burbank Hospital Dialysis Department, 275 Nichols Road, Fitchburg 01420. Lamoureux Funeral Home, 142 Nichols St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Florence M. Reynolds, 72
Publication Date: January 14, 1999
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
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ORANGE - Florence M. Reynolds, 72, of 519 East River St., died yesterday in Athol Memorial Hospital after an illness.
She leaves her husband of 31 years, Arthur S. Reynolds; four sons, Robert A., Arthur J. and Kenneth J. Murray, all of New York, and Richard A. Murray of Virginia; two daughters, Joyce A. Robichaud of Maine, Linda M Warner of New York; a stepson, Richard Reynolds of Ashburnham; a stepdaughter, Judith Smith of Gardner; a sister, Thelma Mei of Ashburnham; 19 grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of Harry and Joyce
(Luff) Woodworth, and graduated from Fitchburg High School. She lived in Gardner over 20 years before moving to Orange in 1988.


Headline: Francis J. Melanson, 74
Publication Date: January 04, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Francis J. Melanson, 74, of 88 Pratt St. died yesterday in Burbank Hospital after a short illness.
His wife, Alice (Basque) Melanson, died in 1984. He leaves two sisters, Theresa Allain and Alice Robichaud, both of Fitchburg. He was born in Fitchburg, son of Alfred and Mary (Mitchell) Melanson, and lived here all his life.
Mr. Melanson worked for more than 20 years at the former Fitchburg Yarn Co. He then worked for several years at the former Weyerhaeuser Paper Co. plant here. After that, he worked at Crocker Technical Papers Co., retiring in 1982. He was then a school-crossing guard for Fitchburg School Department.
Mr. Melanson was a member of St. Joseph's Church. During the 1930s, he was an avid baseball and softball player.
The funeral will be held Monday from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home.



Headline: Fred J. Robichaud, 79
Publication Date: October 06, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts TEMPLETON - Fred J. Robichaud, 79, of 10 Pine Shore Drive, died yesterday at Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after he was stricken ill at home.
He leaves two sons, Gerald F. Robichaud of Norcross, Ga., and Royal J. Robichaud of Baldwinville; a daughter, Doreen M. Adams of Phillipston; two sisters, Mary LeBlanc of Templeton, with whom he made his home for the last 20 years, and Lydia Collette of Shediac, New Brunswick, Canada; seven grandchildren; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born in St. Marie, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Fidele and Jeanne (Cormier) Robichaud, and moved to Gardner in 1947.
Mr. Robichaud was a woodworker at the former Heywood-Wakefield Co. for 21 years, before retiring in 1970. He was a member of Holy Cross Church of Templeton.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Holy Cross Church, Lake Avenue, East Templeton. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery in Gardner. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. Monday. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Holy Cross Church Renovation Fund, Lake Avenue, East Templeton, 01438.



Headline: Gelas Robichaud, 79
Publication Date: May 15, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts MARLBORO - Gelas Robichaud, 79, of 32 Kirby St. died Thursday in Marlboro Hospital.
He leaves his wife, Fernande (DeGrace) Robichaud; a son, Roger Robichaud of Bozeman, Mont.; two daughters, Lucienne Roussel of Tracadie, New Brunswick, Canada, and Gisele Mead of Wayland; two brothers, Lucien and Valmont Robichaud, both of Canada; three sisters, Sister Melanie Robichaud of Sisters of the Assumption, Luce Uline, and Jeanne Mourant, all of Canada; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren. He was born in Shippegan, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Wilfred and Sarah (Savoie) Robichaud, and came to the U.S. in 1954. He lived 30 years in Marlboro.
Mr. Robichaud was a self-employed building contractor for several years, retiring in 1964. He was engaged by the Canadian government during World War II to manufacture gunpowder, and was commended for his contributions. After his retirement, he was known locally for building ship models. He was a member of Marine Modelers Club of New England, and Minuteman Model Yacht Club.
Funeral services will be private. There are no calling hours. Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., is directing arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Assabet Valley Home Health Association, 420 Maple St., Marlboro, 01752.



Headline: George A. Crowley, 82
Publication Date: September 29, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - George A. Crowley, 82, of 16 Nichols St., died yesterday in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after being stricken ill at home.
His wife, Elsie E. (Robichaud) Crowley, died in 1986. He leaves a son, George J. Crowley of Gardner; two daughters, Eugenie E. Crowley and Elaine R. Kirwan, both of Gardner; three sisters, Ruth Powers, Katherine Connors and Dorothy Zorbra, all of Lynn; six grandchildren; nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was born in Proctor, Vt., son of John and Mary (Bowker) Crowley, and lived here most of his life.
Mr. Crowley was an assembler for 33 years at Collier Keyworth Co., formerly of Gardner, retiring in 1972. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 747.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. tomorrow. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one's choice.



Headline: George B. Robichaud
Publication Date: October 25, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - George B. "Bert" Robichaud, 74, of 46 Juniper St. died yesterday in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital, Gardner, after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Lea M. (Blouin) Arceci Robichaud; two sons, Mark Robichaud of Greensboro, N.C., and David Robichaud of Winchendon; a stepson, Dr. Robert J. Arceci of Westwood; a daughter, Dale Richard of Gardner; two brothers, Francis Robichaud of Voluntown, Conn., and Arthur Robichaud of Plainfield, Conn.; two sisters, Dorothy Cruise of Oceanside, Calif., and Claire Laperriere of Baldwinville; seven grandchildren, two step-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. His first wife, Bella T. (LaFortune) Robichaud, died in 1981. He was born in Winchendon, a son of Joseph and Delvina (Dumont) Robichaud.
Mr. Robichaud was a maintenance supervisor for the Winchendon School Department for many years. He was a also a self-employed carpenter. He was a former building inspector in Winchendon. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a life member of Eugene M. Connor American Legion Post and a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and Winchendon Country Club.
A memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce St. Private burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Winchendon Amublance Fund, Winchendon Fire Department, 405 Central St., Winchendon 01475. Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: George D. Hamilton, 72
Publication Date: April 22, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts MILLBURY - George D. Hamilton, 72, of 9 Washington St. died yesterday in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 47 years, Dorothy R. (Army) Hamilton; two sons, William J. Hamilton of Millbury and James H. Hamilton of Douglas; two daughters, Nancy R. Green of West Millbury and Janice M. Robichaud of Webster; a sister, Hazel T. Biron of Vernon Conn.; 10 grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; and nieces. He was born in Millbury, son of Hugh J. and Delma (Devoe) Hamilton.
Mr. Hamilton worked at S & D Spinning Mill for seven years, retiring in 1982. Previously, he worked at Felters Co. many years. He was a World War II Army veteran. He was a member of St. Brigid's Church and a former member of Devoe-Taylor American Legion Post.
The funeral will be Friday from Mulhane Home for Funerals, 45 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Brigid's Church, 59 Main St. Burial will be in St. Brigid's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow..



Headline: Gerald R. Guertin, 78
Publication Date: May 05, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WORCESTER - Gerald R. Guertin, 78, of 23 Mayfair St., died yesterday morning in St. Vincent Hospital, after an illness.
His wife, Dorothy P. (Mitchinson) Guertin, died in 1981. He leaves three sons, Thomas H. and Richard G. Guertin, both of Worcester, and Robert G. Guertin of Preston, Conn.; a brother, Roe Guertin of West Boylston; a sister, Jean Robichaud of East Brookfield; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Worcester, son of Arthur M. and Delvina (Patenaude) Guertin, and lived here most of his life. He graduated from St. John's High School.
Mr. Guertin was a salesman for Cunningham Oil in Paxton for eight years, until his illness. He previously worked for Toohill's Service Station on Park Avenue for 35 years.
He was a member of St. Andrew the Apostle Church, where he served as an usher and was a member of the Men's Club. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from O'Connor Brothers Funeral Home, 592 Park Ave., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Andrew the Apostle Church, 5 Spaulding St. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.



Headline: Gordon services
Publication Date: December 16, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C2
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts The funeral for Theresa R. (Robichaud) Gordon, 62, of 77 Grandview Ave. will be held today from O'Connor Brothers Funeral Home, 592 Park Ave., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Angels Church, 1222 Main St. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton.
Among her relatives, she leaves her father, Peter Robichaud of Fitchburg.



Headline: Grace G. Grant, 96
Publication Date: December 22, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Grace G. (Strang) Grant, 96, of 171 South Royalston Road died yesterday in Applewood Home after a long illness.
Her husband, William J. Grant Sr., died in 1971. She leaves a son, William J. Grant Jr. of Athol; a daughter, Olive S. Long of Palma, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A son, John H. Grant, died earlier this year, and a daughter, Doris E. Robichaud, died in 1987. She was born in Westminster, daughter of Haywood J. and Frances (Tait) Strang, and lived in Athol for the past 76 years, moving here from Everett.
Mrs. Grant was a member of Starrett Memorial Methodist Church and Athol Golden Agers.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. tomorrow in Silver Lake Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Living Memorial Fund of Starrett Memorial Methodist Church, 40 Island St., Athol, 01331. Higgins Funeral Home, 146 Main St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Hector J. Simard, 73
Publication Date: August 09, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Hector J. Simard, 73, of 28 Kensington Lane, formerly of Leominster, Mass., died Aug. 1 at his home after a long illness.
He leaves his wife, Doris (Mercer) Simard; a daughter, Sheila Tutten of Coral Springs, Fla.; two sons, Mitchell Simard of Fort White, Fla., and Rick Simard of Las Vegas; two brothers, J. Arthur Simard and Robert J. Simard, both of Leominster; two sisters, Veronica S. Robichaud and Olive M. Byrne, both of Leominster; and five grandsons. A son, Ronald Simard, died in 1992. He lived in Leominster for more than 30 years and in California for many years before moving to Florida 25 years ago. He was born in Leominster, son of Mitchell A. and Lydia (Simard) Simard. He was a Navy veteran of World War II.
Mr. Simard worked for Motorola Corp. for 19 years, retiring in 1990.
The funeral and burial were held in Florida. Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of Palm Beach County, South Guild, 3452 West Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, Fla., 33436. M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., is directing local arrangements.



Headline: Helena P. Babineau, 81
Publication Date: December 12, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Helena P. (Gagnon) Babineau, 81, of Joseph House, 279 Daniels St. died yesterday in Burbank Hospital after an illness.
She leaves her husband, Edmore J. Babineau; and a sister, Alma Boudreau of Fitchburg. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of Adelard and Aurelie (Robichaud) Gagnon.
Mrs. Babineau was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne Sodality and St. Joseph's School Association and St. Joseph's Parish.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow. A Gregorian Mass will be celebrated later in her memory at the Devine Word Missionaries in Techny, Ill.



Headline: Henry R. Dodier, 72
Publication Date: June 01, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Henry R. Dodier, 72, of 5 Fourth St., a Navy veteran of World War II, died Monday in his home after an illness.
He leaves three sons, Gary H. Dodier of Lexington, Ky., Daniel Dodier of Leominster and Thomas A. Dodier of Ayer; two sisters, Rachel M. Lefebvre of Winchendon and Irene L. Robichaud of Windsor Locks, Conn.; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nieces and nephews. A brother, Leo J. Dodier of Laconia, N.H., died last year. He was born in Claremont, N.H., son of Raoul J. and Roseanna M. (Nolette) Dodier, and had lived here most of his life.
Mr. Dodier was an assembler at the former Winchendon Furniture Co. prior to his retirement.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater. He received the European, African and Middle Eastern Theater Medal, the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Medal with 13 stars, and the Philippine Liberation Medal with two stars.
He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Eugene M. Conner American Legion Post and Lt. Frederick Wilder White VFW Post.
At Mr. Dodier's request there will be no calling hours or services. Cremation will be in Rural Crematory, Worcester. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 95 Mechanic St., Gardner, 01440. Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St., is directing funeral arrangements.



Headline: Herve G. LeBlanc, 68
Publication Date: November 11, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Herve G. LeBlanc, 68, of 59 Abbott St. died Wednesday at Heywood Hospital.
He leaves two daughters, Brenda M. Pecchia of Gardner and Joyce A. Suomalo of Westminster; a brother Leo LeBlanc; and sister, Geneva Hebert, both of Gardner; three grandchildren; a close friend, Virginia Dow of East Templeton; nieces and nephews. He was born in Gardner, the son of Antoine and Madeline (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived here all his life.
He received his high school diploma in 1993 through Mount Wachusett Community College, where he was still enrolled in the liberal arts curriculum.
He was a police patrolman in the City of Gardner where he worked for 32 years, retiring in 1990.
Mr. LeBlanc was a Navy veteran of World War II. He was aboard the USS Missouri at the historic signing of the Japanese surrender at Toyko Bay on Sept. 2, 1945. He participated in the battles of Okinawa and Iwo Jima and the bombardment of Japan.
He was a member of Ovila Case Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, the USS Missouri Association, the International Brotherhood of Police Officers Retired, American Battleship Association, the U.S. Naval Institute and Sampson World War II Navy Veterans Association.
He was a member of Our Lady of Holy Rosary Church.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 6 to 9 tonight. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions made to American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701.



Headline: Honor roll listed at Gardner High
Publication Date: November 26, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary:
JUNIORS: Harmony Bourque, David Dufort, Shelley Gallant, Nicole Jalbert, Catherine Kanozak, Sandra LeBlanc, Richard Miska, Anthony Rachupka, Steve Robichaud and William Tyson. CAPS: Bill Blanchard and Jeremey LeBlanc.


Headline: Ida C. Taylor, 72
Publication Date: March 31, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Ida C. (Lafreniere) Taylor, 72, of 125 Heywood St., a retired hospital secretary, died yesterday in Leominster Hospital.
She leaves her husband of 49 years, Vester Taylor; a son, John H. Taylor of Hubbardston; four daughters, Margaret Taylor of Fitchburg, Betty Jean Smith of Merriville, Ind., Carol Amburgey of Townsend and Pamela Hitchcock of Lunenburg; two sisters, Delvina Hutchinson of Wilton, N.H., and Jeannette Robichaud of Greenville, N.H.; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was born in Greenville, N.H., daughter of Maxime and Alponsine (Pelletier) Lafreniere. She moved here 50 years ago. She graduated from Appleton Academy, New Ipswich, N.H., in 1941.
Mrs. Taylor was a secretary at Burbank Hospital for 12 years, retiring in 1977. She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. She served in the Navy during World War II.
Funeral services will be at noon tomorrow in Aubuchon-Moorcroft Funeral Home, 132 Woodland St. Burial will be in Pleasant Street Cemetery, Greenville, N.H. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.



Headline: Irene A. Robichaud, 90
Publication Date: December 30, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Irene A. (Bond) Robichaud, 90, of 44 Keystone Drive, formerly of 161 Spruce St., a retired sales clerk, died Saturday at The Keystone Center after a long illness.
Her husband, Levi A. Robichaud, died in 1991. She leaves a son, Richard L. Robichaud of Leominster; a daughter, Anne I. Tourigny of Leominster; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. She was born in Holden, daughter of Eli and Regina (Vachon) Bond, and lived here most of her life.
Mrs. Robichaud was a sales clerk at Allen's Department Store for many years, retiring in 1965.
She was a member of St. Cecilia's Church and its Union St. Jean de Baptiste.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association of Massachusetts, 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge 02139.



Headline: Irene D. Marquis, 85
Publication Date: March 15, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Irene D. (Chicoine) Marquis, 85, of 459 Radcliff St. died Saturday in Athol Memorial Hospital.
Her husband, Leo R. Marquis, died in 1956. She leaves four sons, Leo A. Marquis of St. John's, Newfoundland, and Raymond J., Edward H. and Richard D. Marquis, all of Athol; two daughters, Gloria H. Robichaud and Rita J. Cote; a brother, Alfred Chicoine, all of Athol; 16 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Gardner, daughter of Dieudonne and Amelia (Durome) Chicoine, and later lived in Winchendon. She lived here 62 years.
Mrs. Marquis was an assembler at L.S. Starrett Co. for 35 years, retiring in 1976. She was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church and the Catholic Women's league. She was a member of the Starrett 25-Year Club and the Athol Golden Agers.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow from Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady Immaculate Church, Building Fund, 192 School St., Athol 01331.



Headline: J. Emery Goguen, 83
Publication Date: May 28, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts . LEOMINSTER - J. Emery Goguen, 83, of 12 Spring St. died Wednesday in his home.
He leaves his wife of 45 years, Alvilda (L'Homme) Goguen; a son, Dennis E. Goguen of Worcester; a daughter, Susan Gelineau of Williamsburg, Va.; two sisters, Evangeline Doiron of Gardner and Severine Ferguson of Clinton; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Notre Dame, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Francis and Emilienne (Robichaud) Goguen, and lived here most of his life.
Mr. Goguen was a machinist at the former Union Products for many years, retiring in 1978. He was previously a machinist at the former Standard Tool & Die Co. He was a member of St. Cecilia's Church, where he was a Eucharistic minister, its Sacred Heart League and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He was a member of the Societe de St. Jean Baptiste and Leominster Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., with a Mass at noon in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester, 01609; or the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, 01701.



Headline: J. Laurie Cormier, 74
Publication Date: October 23, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - J. Laurie Cormier, 74, of 175 Sunrise Ave., Gardner, formerly of Fitchburg, a long time paper maker, died Oct. 19 at the University of Massachusetts Hospital as a result of injuries suffered in an automobile accident in Princeton.
He was the husband of Melanie (LeBlanc) Cormier who died in 1987. He leaves a brother, Homer O. Cormier of Westfield; four sisters, Rita M. Cormier of Florenceville, New Brunswick, Canada, Loretta A. Roy of Hubbardston, Lorraine Boucher and Marguerite Cormier, both of Fitchburg; nieces and nephews. He was born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Alphee and Marie (Robichaud) Cormier, and lived most of his life in Fitchburg.
He was a paper maker for Crocker Burbank Co., which then became Weyerhaueser Paper Co., for 35 years, retiring in 1984.
He was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church. He was also a member of American Legion Post 429, St. Joseph's Club and the Canadian Club in Gardner.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph's School, 35 Plymouth St., Fitchburg 01420, or may be left at the funeral home.



Headline: J. Robert Gibbs, 87
Publication Date: March 24, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - J. Robert Gibbs, 87, of 23 Pine Court, a longtime machinist, died Wednesday in Quabbin Valley Convalescent Center after an illness.
He leaves a son, Leroy P. Gibbs of Athol; three daughters, Laurina H. Brighenti of Belchertown, Regina E. Canning of Orange and Linda A. Cole of Athol; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was born in Lamecque, New Brunswick, son of Robert and Helen (Robichaud) Gibbs, and later lived in Shippegan, New Brunswick. He lived here 67 years.
Mr. Gibbs was a machinist at Union Twist Drill Co., where he worked for 35 years. He retired in 1973.
He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Church and the Franco-American Club. He was a life member of Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks.
Funeral services will be tomorrow from Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 105 Main St. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. Members of Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks will meet there at 7:30 tonight to conduct a service.



Headline: James F. Lyons Jr., 65
Publication Date: February 21, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WORCESTER - James F. Lyons Jr., 65, of 52 Country Club Blvd., a longtime truck driver and softball coach, died Friday in the Veterans Administration Hospital, West Roxbury, after a short illness.
He leaves three sons, James F. Lyons III of Worcester, Robert J. Lyons of Westminster Station, Vt., and Micheal J. Lyons of Gardner; three daughters, Donna Lyons of Worcester, Sandra Gauthier of Brattleboro, Vt., and Kim Lyons of Gardner; and five grandchildren. He was born in Montreal, Quebec, son of James F. and Albertine (Robichaud) Lyons, and lived here most of his life. Mr. Lyons was a Army veteran of the Korean War.
Mr. Lyons was a truck driver for many years for Denholm & McKay Co. department store, Sears, Roebuck and Co., and Capitol Toy Co. He then worked at the former Lincoln Lanes and was later a security guard at the Harold D. Donohue Federal Building, retiring last year. Mr. Lyons was a softball player and coach for many years and an avid bowler. He was a former member of the Grafton Hill Post, American Legion.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., with a Mass at 1 p.m. in St. Bernard's Church, 228 Lincoln St. Burial will be Thursday in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701.



Headline: Jeannette M. Desmarais
Publication Date: September 04, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Jeannette M. (Blouin) Desmarais, 83, of 62 Webster St., died yesterday in the Leo P. LaChance Center, Gardner, after an illness.
Her husband of 40 years, Emile Desmarais, died in 1975. She leaves a daughter, Shirley M. Ciejka of Ware; a brother, Ernest D. Blouin of Winchendon; a sister, Lea M. Robichaud of Winchendon; two grandchildren, nephews and nieces. She was born in Winchendon, daughter of Edgar J. and Alvina (Caouette) Blouin, and lived here all her life.
She attended Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.
The funeral will be held Saturday from Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St. with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce St. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Winchendon Ambulance Fund, c||o Winchendon Fire Department, 405 Central St., Winchendon 01475.



Headline: Jeannine I. Franklin, 55
Publication Date: March 21, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A11
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Jeannine I. (Charbonneau) Franklin, 55, of 83 Waterford St. died yesterday in her home.
She leaves her husband, Richard E. Franklin; two sons, Timothy J. Robichaud of Gardner, and Air Force Staff Sgt. Richard Robichaud at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland; three daughters, Paula Marie Robichaud and Michelle LeBlanc, both of Gardner, and Suzanne Stark of Chaska, Minn.; two stepsons, John H. and Patrick J. Franklin, both of Gardner; four stepdaughters, Catherine Gemborys and Shannon Ann Franklin, both of Port Hueneme, Calif., Kelly Jane Franklin of New York City, and Erin Colleen Franklin of Gardner; her parents, Paul and Jeannette (Peloquin) Charbonneau of Gardner; a sister, Lucille Palmieri of Chepachet, R.I.; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Mrs. Franklin was born in Lowell, and lived here most of her life. She and her husband celebrated their 15th wedding anniversary last August. She was a senior bookkeeper for the division of continuing education of Mount Wachusett Community College the past eight years. Previously, she was an office worker at the Royal Steam Heater Co. in Gardner 20 years. She graduated from Gardner High School in 1952, and was a member of Holy Spirit Church. She was a den mother for the Cub Scouts many years, a former member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School Board, and was a founder of the Teen Center of Greater Gardner.
The funeral will be held Saturday, with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Holy Spirit Church, 50 Lovewell St. After cremation, burial of ashes will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Gardner Visiting Nurse Associaion Hospice Program, 95 Mechanic St., Gardner, 01440, or to the Community Action Council, Mary Kane Building, 175 Connors St., Gardner, 01440. Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: John B. Armendo, 82
Publication Date: April 30, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WORCESTER - John B. Armendo, 82, of 48 Ingleside Ave., died yesterday at home after an illness.
He leaves hiswife of 33 years, Shirley M. (Cloutier) Armendo; three sons, Bartholomew "Bart" Armendo of Holliston, Matthew S. Armendo of South Grafton and Mark J. Armendo of Worcester; a daughter, Joanne Beatrice of El Paso, Texas; a stepson, Michael F. Robichaud of Brewster; a stepdaughter, Linda M. Beriau of Worcester; a brother, Matthew Armendo of Worcester; two sisters, Mary Zannotti of Worcester and Margaret Amidon of Grafton; 16 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and nephews and nieces. He was born in Worcester, son of Bartholomew and Lena (DeSalvio) Armendo, and lived here all his life.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in European engagements, including the Battle of the Bulge.
Mr. Armendo was a heavy equipment operator for several local construction companies, most recently for Henley-Lungren Co. and Carabetta Construction Companies. He retired in 1976. Later, he worked part time at Green Hill Golf Course until 1995.
He was a member of St. Stephen's Church; Lodge No. 168, Sons of Italy; and Post Harold N. Keith, Veterans of Foreign Wars, West Boylston. He was an avid golfer.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Arthur S. Manzi & Son Funeral Home, 179 Shrewsbury St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Stephen's Church, 357 Grafton St. Burial will be in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Massachusetts, 120 Thomas St., Worcester 01608, or Oncology Department, c||o St. Vincent Hospital, 25 Winthrop St., Worcester 01604.



Headline: Jose R. Carvalho, 81
Publication Date: February 16, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts HUDSON - Jose R. Carvalho, 81, of 12 Mason St., a retired custodian, died yesterday in his home.
He leaves his wife, Maria (Cabral) Carvalho; three sons, Antonio R. Carvalho of Bolton, Jose Carvalho of Hudson and John Sousa in Virginia; five daughters, Maria Ines Montero, Ines Leonardo and Maria Figueiredo, all of Hudson, Maria Carvalho of Bolton and Rosa Robichaud of Newton; a brother, Antonio Carvalho; a sister, Helen Chaves, both of Hudson; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Santa Maria, the Azores, son of Bernadino and Maria (Moreira) Carvalho, and lived here many years.
Mr. Carvalho was a custodian at Entwistle Co. before he retired.
He was a member of St. Michael's Church and the Holy Ghost Society.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Michael's Church, 21 Manning St. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.



Headline: Joseph A. Cormier, 75
Publication Date: November 07, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Joseph A. Cormier, 75, of 38646 Rose Lane, Zephyrhills, Fla., formerly of Fitchburg, a longtime firefighter, died yesterday in East Pasco Medical Center, Zephyrhills, of cancer.
He leaves his wife, Flora D. (Bourgeois) Cormier; two sons, Paul H. Cormier of Sterling and Denis J. Cormier of Kulu, India; a brother, Camille J. Cormier of Arlington; two sisters, Edna Cormier of Fitchburg and Theresa Landry of Zephyrhills; four stepsisters, Noella Gelinas of Zephyrhills, Sister Marie Noella, with the Faithful Companions of Jesus in Providence, R.I., Beatrice Robichaud of Fitchburg and Marguerite Cole of Townsend; two grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Fitchburg, son of Pierre and Christine (Robichaud) Cormier, and lived here most of his life before moving to Florida in 1977. He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Cormier was a firefighter in the Fitchburg Fire Department for 30 years, retiring in 1974.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fitchburg Firefighters' Relief Fund, care of the Fitchburg Fire Department, Central Fire Station, 28 Oliver St., Fitchburg, 01420; or may be left at the funeral home.



Headline: Joseph A. LeBlanc, 82; of accident injuries
Publication Date: January 06, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Joseph A. "Alphie" LeBlanc, 82, of 54 Main St. died yesterday in Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, from injuries suffered in an automobile accident about 10:40 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of Route 63 and Route 10 north in Northfield.
He leaves two brothers, Alban J. LeBlanc of Gardner and August J. LeBlanc of Oceanside, Calif.; two nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces. He was born in Bouctouche, New Brunswick, Canada, son of James O. and Madeleine (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived here more than 50 years.
He was a woodworker for many years at the former Heywood-Wakefield Co. before he retired.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Holy Spirit Church, 50 Lovewell St. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9 to 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.



Headline: Joseph J. Dauphinais, 69; speed skating champion
Publication Date: October 15, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Joseph J. Dauphinais, 69, of 50 Day St., a Senior Olympic Games gold medalist in speed skating, died Sunday at the Mariner Health Care Center after a long illness.
He leaves three sons, Michael J. Dauphinais of Westminster, Timothy Dauphinais of Clinton and Glenn Dauphinais of Fitchburg; three daughters Carol Robichaud of Fitchburg, Pamela Dauphinais of Gardner, and Lois Dauphinais of Palmer; a brother, Arthur Dauphinais of Townsend; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was born in Fitchburg, son of Jennie Dauphinais. He was an Army veteran of the Korean warn, earning two bronze stars and a United Nations medal.
Mr. Dauphinais was a paper maker for the James River Paper Co. for many years. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church.
An avid competitive speed skater since 1940, Mr. Dauphinais won nearly 90 medals in regional competitions as a young man. However, he achieved his greatest success as a senior, winning 10 gold medals in speed skating in Senior Olympic Games between 1980 and 1990. He competed as recently as February in the International World Games in Canada, finishing fourth.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Aubuchon-Moorcroft Funeral Home, 132 Woodland St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.



Headline: Joseph N. Melanson, 67
Publication Date: April 16, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts MARLBORO - Joseph N. Melanson, 67, of 310 Pleasant St. died Wednesday in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after a short illness.
He leaves his wife, Jenette (Thimot) Melanson; four sons, Richard J. Melanson of Warren, Robert L. Melanson of Old Town, Maine, Peter J. Melanson of Bennington, N.H., and David Melanson of Berlin; a daughter, Marie Melanson of Marlboro; five brothers, Adolph, Bernard, Edward, Camille and Hector Melanson; six sisters, Delma Therieault, Loretta and Angelina Robichaud, Josephine Lewis, May Graham and Mary Melanson, all in Canada; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, son of Joseph S. and Rita (Romain) Melanson, and lived here many years.
He once served in the Army.
Mr. Melanson was a self-employed carpenter for many years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of St. Mary's Church and Hudson Lodge of Elks.
The funeral will be tomorrow, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Mary's Church, Broad Street. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery. Calling hours at Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.



Headline: Joseph Ronald Cormier
Publication Date: August 31, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Joseph Ronald Cormier, 68, of 27 Graham St. was pronounced dead on arrival Tuesday at Heywood Hospital after he was stricken ill downtown.
He leaves a brother, Jean-Paul Cormier of Worcester; four sisters, Rachel Bois, Gloria Belliveau and Jeannette LeBlanc, all of Gardner, and Claire Robichaud of Leominster; an aunt; nephews and nieces. He was born in Gardner, son of Joseph Albin and Marguerite (Savoie) Cormier.
Mr. Cormier was formerly a janitor at GEM Industries. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are 8 to 9 a.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society, care of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Joseph W. Calvi, Sr., 66
Publication Date: October 21, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Joseph W. Calvi Sr., 66, of 99 Sanders St., died yesterday in St. Vincent Hospital, Worcester, after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 43 years, Catherine F. (Blanchard) Calvi; three sons Joseph Jr., Andrew and Michael Calvi, all of Athol; four daughters, Cathy Robuccio of East Templeton, Joan McBride of Southwick, and Myra Calvi and Norma Whelpley, both of Athol; six sisters, Lena Natale of Baldwinville, Norma Mattala of Athol, Mamie Marsico of Orange, Mary Robichaud of St. Petersburg, Fla., Edith Porter of Killeen, Tex., and Flora Costanza of Santa Monica, Calif.; and seven grandchildren. He was born in Athol, son of Felix and Aurelia (Baccareza) Calvi and lived here all his life.He was a graduate of Athol High School.
Mr. Calvi owned and operated the Silver Front Cafe from 1967 until his retirement in 1989.
He was a member of the American Legion Edward H. Philips Post, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Roy L. Boyce Post, the Iwo Jima Veterans Association, the Athol Rod and Gun Club, the Quabbin Angler's Club, the National Rifle Association, the Highland Men's Club, the former STEBS organization, and a life member of the Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks. He was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church
Mr. Calvi was a World War II Navy veteran serving in the Asia-Pacific theater.
The funeral will be held Friday from J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St. with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St. Burial will be in Silver Lake Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Athol High School Scholarship Association, P.O. Box 338, Athol, 01331.



Headline: Jules D. Bourgeois, 62; life-long Gardner resident
Publication Date: June 25, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Jules D. Bourgeois, 62, of 61 West St. died Monday in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after an illness.
He leaves two sons, Joseph P. Bourgeois of Gardner and Michael D. Bourgeois of South Ashburnham; four daughters, Donna L. Jenkins of Billerica, Julie Ann Von Luven of Las Vegas, Nev., Cindy R. Bourgeois of Huntington Beach, Calif., and Lynette A. Bourgeois of Waltham; a sister, Patricia Trembley of Fitchburg; six grandchildren; an aunt; an uncle; nephews, nieces and cousins. He was born in Gardner, son of Pamphile and Marie Anne (Robichaud) Bourgeois, and lived here all his life.
Mr. Bourgeois was a maintenance worker at Naukeag Hospital in Ashburnham for several years, retiring in 1988.
He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 747 of Gardner.
Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Julie Leger, 103
Publication Date: August 27, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Julie (Robichaud) Leger, 103, of 19 England Ave. died last night in Keystone Nursing Home.
Her husband, Andrew P. Leger, died in 1969. She leaves a daughter, Winifred Hachey of Fitchburg; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nephews and nieces. She was born in Robichaud Office, New Brunswick, daughter of Charles and Emilie (Le Blanc) Robichaud, and lived here most of her life.
She was a reeler for many years at the former Watatic Spinning Mills and 20 years at the former Fitchburg Yarn Co., retiring in 1953. Mrs. Leger was a member of St. Joseph's Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Sodality.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow. The family requests that flowers be omitted.



Headline: Julienne M. Maillet, 78
Publication Date: May 12, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Julienne M. (Vautour) Maillet, 78, of 315 Parker St. died yesterday in her home.
Her husband, Telesphore J. Maillet, died in 1988. She leaves three sons, Vincent J. Maillet of Gardner, Aurele J. Maillet of Nashua, N.H., and Francis J. Maillet of Baldwinville; two daughters, Anita M. Boudreau of Gardner and Rose Marie Johnson of Westminster; two brothers, Teley Vautour of Minto, New Brunswick, Canada and Clorice Vautour of St. Antoine, New Brunswick, Canada; two sisters, Marguerite Pellerin and Eleonise Robichaud, both of Gardner; 11 grandchildren; and nephews, nieces and cousins. A son, Leo Maillet of Gardner, died in 1986. She was born in St. Norbert, New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of William and Julie (Richard) Vautour, and lived in Gardner many years.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Society, Gardner Golden Agers and the Friendly Neighbors in Gardner.
The funeral will be Thursday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 1109 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Flowers may be sent, or memorial donations made to the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 95 Mechanic St., or to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, both Gardner 01440.



Headline: Laudia Caissie, 83
Publication Date: November 23, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Obituary: Massachusetts ST. PAUL de KENT, New Brunswick - Laudia (LeBlanc) Caissie, 83, of St. Paul de Kent, formerly of Fitchburg, Mass., died Sunday in Dr. G.L. Dumont Hospital after a long illness.
She leaves her husband of 63 years, Alfred Caissie; a son, Edmond Caissie of St. Paul, New Brunswick; 10 daughters, Laura Holmes, Yvonne Siart, Elsie McDermott and Florida LeBlanc, all of Fitchburg, Mass., Annie Lozeau and Rosella Curtis, both of Leominster, Marguerite Pitre and Dianna Pellerin, both of St. Paul, Venolia Dube in California and Anise Caissie of Philadelphia; two sisters, Eva Leger of Notre Dame de Kent and Theresa Richard of Ste. Marie de Kent; 50 grandchildren; and 43 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Ste. Marie de Kent, daughter of Albert and Annie (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived all her life in Canada except for 20 years in Fitchburg, Mass.
The funeral was held Nov. 9 in St. Paul de Kent Catholic Church here. Burial was in Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Cemetery in Ste. Marie de Kent. M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., Leominster, Mass. directed local arrangements.



Headline: Laurise M. Savoie, 63
Publication Date: April 23, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Laurise M. (Nowlan) Savoie, 63, of 275 Lake Ellis Road, formerly of 61 Robillard St., Gardner, died yesterday in Athol Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She leaves her husband, Ernest J. Savoie; a daughter, Denise M. Creighton of Rindge, N.H.; a stepdaughter, Rose-Mai Saurino of Gardner; her mother, Ida (Cormier) Nowlan of Bouctouche, New Brunswick, Canada; five brothers, Ulric Nowlan of St. Marie, New Brunswick, Sylvio Nowlan of Moncton, New Brunswick, and Philip, Jacques and Leo Paul Nowlan, all of Bouctouche; six sisters, Hubert Kelley of New Britain, Conn., Marguerite Richard of Buzzards Bay, Lola Robichaud of Marlboro, Noella Topham of Lakeville, Geneva Bowler of Gardner and Stella Belliveau of Shediac, New Brunsick; a granddaughter; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. She was born in Bouctouche, and lived in Gardner most of her life before moving to Athol in 1985. Her father was the late Damase Nowlan. Mr. and Mrs. Savoie were married July 5, 1951.
Mrs. Savoie was a designer and striper at the former Albert Lock Co. in Gardner where she worked several years before retiring.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church in Gardner.
The funeral will be held Monday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., Gardner, with a Mass at 10 a.m. Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions made to Lupus Foundation, in care of L.P.A., Massachusetts Chapter, 215 California St., Newton 02158.



Headline: Lawrence G. Forand, 59
Publication Date: July 14, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts BROOKFIELD - Lawrence G. Forand, 59, of 8 Hobbs Ave., formerly of Athol, a carpenter and craftsman, died yesterday morning at his home after a brief illness.
He leaves four sons, Peter Forand of Manchester, N.H., Larry Forand of Hanover, Pa., and James and Timothy Forand, both of Athol; two daughters, Theresa Robichaud and Marie Porter, both of Athol; two brothers, Robert M. Forand Sr. of Athol and Philip Forand of Jacksonville, Fla.; two sisters, Beatrice Goulet of Athol and Cornilia MacFazen of Agawam; seven grandchildren; nieces and nephews. His companion of 20 years, Theresa G. King, died in February. He was born in Keene, N.H., son of Maurice S. and Gladys (Domingue) Forand, and lived in Athol for many years before moving to Brookfield 10 years ago.
Mr. Forand was a self-employed carpenter for the past several years. He previously was a carpenter for the Parker Brothers, Landry, Souci Brothers and Loverro construction companies, all in Athol.
He enjoyed woodworking and making wooden crafts.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Mary's Church, Lincoln Street. A second memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 198 School St., Athol, followed by burial in Gethsemane Cemetery, Athol. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Hampshire County, in care of Mary Lane Hospital, 85 South St., Ware, 01082. Pillsbury Funeral Home, Old West Brookfield Road, is directing arrangements.



Headline: Lea M. Arsenault, 68
Publication Date: March 10, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts Lea M. (Robichaud) Arsenault, 68, of 39-D First St., died Sunday in Hermitage Nursing Home after an illness.
Her husband, Sylvaire G. Arsenault, died in 1980. She leaves three sons, Bernard Arsenault of South Pasadena, Calif., Michael D. Arsenault of Worcester and Peter D. Arsenault of Clinton; a daughter, Catherine M. Berube of Whitinsville; two brothers, Joseph Robichaud of Bathurst, New Brunswick, Canada, and Ernest Robichaud of Shippegan, New Brunswick, Canada; five sisters, Julie Paquette, Marie Robichaud, Emilia Robichaud and Jeanne Galien, all of Shippegan, New Brunswick, Canada, and Lillian Richards of St. John, New Brunswick, Canada; nine grandchildren, several nephews and nieces. She was born in Shippegan, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Augustin and Alexandine Robichaud.
She was a member of Holy Name of Jesus Church.
The funeral will be held Thursday from Fay Brothers Funeral Home, 9 Hammond St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Holy Name of Jesus Church, 53 Illinois St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.



Headline: Leo A. Richard, 64
Publication Date: October 19, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Leo A. Richard, 64, formerly of 246 Pratt Road, died yesterday in Mariner Health of North Central Massachusetts, after an illness.
He leaves a son, David L. Richard of Fitchburg; two daughters, Diane M. Sicard of Fitchburg and Debra A. Richard of Ashburnham; two brothers, Gerard Richard of Sudbury, Ontario, Candada, and Norman Richard of Westford; four sisters, Rita Gallant, Jeannette Robichaud and Rosemarie Lizotte, all of Fitchburg, and Alice Cormier of Cocagne, New Brunswick, Canada; three grandchildren; 30 nieces and nephews. He was born in St. Anne DeKent, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Ernest and Elise (Richard) Richard, and lived in Fitchburg for many years.
Mr. Richard was the lead set-up man for the Seaboard Folding Box Co. the past 20 years. He previously owned and operated the former Public Oil Service. He was a member of St. Joseph's Church, the St. Joseph's Club and American Legion Post 429, and enjoyed playing cards.
The funeral will be held Monday from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester 01609; or may be left at the funeral home.



Headline: Leo E. LeBlanc, 73
Publication Date: April 28, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Leo E. LeBlanc, 73, of 116 Church St., died yesterday at home.
He leaves his sister, Geneva Hebert of Gardner; nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born in New Brunswick, son of Antoine and Madeline (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived here many years.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Asian-Pacific theater.
Mr. LeBlanc worked for the town's Highway Department for many years.
He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and Post 905, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The funeral Mass will be at 9:30 a.m. tomorrow in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity. Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Leo F. Carle, 82
Publication Date: March 12, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Leo F. Carle, 82, of 206 Reingold Ave., a plastering mason for many years, died Saturday in the Edith N. Rogers Veterans Administration Hospital, Bedford, after a long illness.
He leaves his wife of 49 years, Dora M. (Robichaud) Carle; two daughters, Gail Pizzola of Wichita, Kan., and Deborah Carle Fnine of Fitchburg; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A son, Bruce Carle of Fitchburg, died in 1980. He was born in Fitchburg, son of Napoleon and Justine (Dauphinais) Carle.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Carle was a plastering mason for Leominster Engineering Co. for many years, retiring in 1977.
He was a member of St. Joseph's Church and a life member of Local 1, Bricklayers Union.
A funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. today in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. After cremation, burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of Eastern Massachusetts, 1 Kendall Square, Building 200, Cambridge, 02139. Aubuchon-Moorcroft Funeral Home, 132 Woodland St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Leo J. Robichaud, 88
Publication Date: September 06, 1998
Source: Sunday Telegram Worcester, MA
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Obituary: Mr. Robichaud worked for the Metropolitan District Commission at the Quabbin Reservoir for many years before he retired. He was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
The funeral will be held Tuesday from J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 105 School St. Burial will be in Silver Lake Cemetery.
Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner, MA 01440; or the American Cancer Society, 19 Midstate Drive, Auburn, MA 01501.
(Copyright 1998)


Headline: Leo J. Robichaud, 88
Publication Date: September 06, 1998
Source: Sunday Telegram Worcester, MA
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ATHOL - Leo J. Robichaud, 88, of 109 Oak Ave., a reservoir worker for many years, died Friday night in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Gardner.
His wife of 51 years, Marie A. (Brideau) Robichaud, died in 1986.
He leaves four brothers, Norman and Raynold Robichaud, both of Athol, Girard Robichaud of Orange and Edward Robichaud of Seattle; three sisters, Marion Bois of Winchendon, Stella Roy of Gardner and Loza Chartier of Phillipston; nephews and nieces; grandnephews and grandnieces. He was born in Athol, son of Silver and Theotise
(Mallet) Robichaud. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific.


Headline: Leona M. Robichaud, 93
Publication Date: April 19, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Leona M. Robichaud, 93, of Eastwood Circle, formerly of 116 Church St., died Wednesday in the Eastwood Pines Nursing Home after an illness.
She leaves a sister, Lillian Robichaud of Tabusintac, New Brunswick; several nieces and nephews. She was born in Neguac, New Brunswick, daughter of Hubert and Catherine (Brideau) Robichaud, and lived in Gardner most of her life.
Miss Robichaud was a head housekeeper for several families in Newton, prior to her retirement several years ago.
She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and the Friendly Neighbors of Gardner.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, 180 Rustcraft Road, Dedham, 02026.



Headline: Levi Robichaud, 89
Publication Date: July 03, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Levi Robichaud, 89, formerly of 161 Spruce St., died Monday in the Keystone Nursing Home after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Irene A. (Bond) Robichaud; a son, Richard Robichaud; a daughter, Ann Tourigny, both of Leominster; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Robichaud had been married 67 years.
He was born in St. Anthony, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Philip and Margaret (Cormier) Robichaud, and lived in Leominster many years.
Mr. Robichaud was formerly an engineer at Leominster Hospital. He was a member of St. Cecilia's Church.
Cremation will be tomorrow in Rural Cemetery & Crematory, 180 Grove St., Worcester. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday in St. Cecilia's Church, 170 Mechanic St. Burial of the ashes in St. Cecilia's Cemetery will follow the Mass on Friday. There are no calling hours. Wright-Roy Funeral Home, 109 West St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Lillian I. Green, 71
Publication Date: October 20, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WESTMINSTER - Lillian I. (Niemi) Green, 71, of 214 Worcester Road, an industrial assembler for many years, died yesterday in Health Alliance-Leominster Hospital after a long illness.
Her husband of 45 years, George W. Green, died in 1990. She leaves two sons, Gary G. and Donald P. Green; two brothers, Arvo and Waino Niemi; a sister, Elsie Robichaud, all of Westminster; nephews and nieces. She was born in Westminster, daughter of Kasper and Hilma (Koski) Niemi. She graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1944.
During World War II, Mrs. Green was an aluminum welder of radar screens in Gardner. She was later an eyeglass assembler at Foster Grant Co. in Leominster and Renauld Limited Inc. in Fitchburg for many years, retiring in 1975. he was a member of William S. Miller Post 0174, American Legion Auxiliary.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Woodside Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to William S. Miller Post 0174, American Legion Auxiliary, PO Box 537, Westminster 01473. The Westminster Chapel of Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 123 Main St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Lionel J. Richard, 75
Publication Date: November 23, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 22
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Lionel J. Richard, 75, of 260 Chester St. died last night in Burbank Hospital after a long struggle with cancer.
He leaves his wife, Irene (LeBlanc) Richard; two sons, Roland R. Richard of Westminster and George C. Richard of Lunenburg; three daughters, Joan Y. Foresman of Belchertown, Ann A. Carolan of Sterling and Linda C. Donnelly of Fitchburg; a brother, Reginald "Red" Richard of Fitchburg; five sisters, Margaret Girouard of Fitchburg, Adeline Cormier and Marie LeBlanc, both of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, Yvonne Robichaud of Lakeside, Calif., and Lorraine Robichaud of Westminster; 12 grandchildren; three great-grandsons; nine stepchildren, and 24 step-grandchildren. His first wife, Josephine (LeBlanc) Richard, died in 1980. He was born in Lakeburn, New Brunswick, son of Thaddee and Agnes (LeBlanc) Richard, and lived here most of his life.
He was a supervisor at the former Simonds Saw & Steel Co., where he worked for 35 years. He retired in 1978.
Mr. Richard was a member of St. Joseph's Church, where he sang in its choir. He was a member of American Friendship Association and Daniel Simonds Recreation Club. He was a scoutmaster for many years and was an ardent fisherman.
The funeral will be held Monday from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours are 7-9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oncology Department of Burbank Hospital, 50 Nichols Road, Fitchburg 01420, or may be left at the funeral home.



Headline: Louis Egan, 48
Publication Date: January 13, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts HARDWICK - Louis Egan, 48, of Main Street, Gilbertville, died Monday in his home.
He leaves two sons, Thomas Egan of Ludlow and Louis Egan of Silverdale, Wash.; a daughter, Elizabeth Egan of Charlestown, S.C.; a brother, William Egan of Springfield; four sisters, Carmel Robichaud of Gilbertville, Ellen Wallace in California, Mary Harrigan of Springfield, and Christine Egan of Chicopee; nephews and nieces. He was born in Springfield, son of Rosario and Elmira (Martel) Robichaud, and had lived in Gilbertville for many years.
Mr. Egan was a civilian employee at Hanscom Air Force base.
He had also served in the Air Force for 23 years, and was a Senior Master Sgt. during the Vietnam War. He received numerous medals for his service, including the Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Humanitarian Service Medal, three Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross.
He was a graduate of Hardwick High School.
He was a comunicant of St. Aloysius Church, and a member of the Gilbertville American Legion, Gilbertville VFW, and Vietnam Veterans of Gilbertville.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., Ware, with a Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Aloysius Church, Church Street, Gilbertville. Burial will be in Massachsuetts National Cemetery, Bourne. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.



Headline: Loza M. Chartier, 82
Publication Date: October 08, 1998
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
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PHILLIPSTON - Loza M. (Robichaud) Chartier, 82, of 125 Baldwinville Road, died yesterday in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Gardner, after a brief illness.
She leaves her husband of 62 years, Alphonse W. Chartier Sr.; a son, Alphonse W. Chartier Jr. of Port Orange, Fla.; a daughter, Annette Neuvonen of Athol; four brothers, Norman and Raynold Robichaud, both of Athol, Girard Robichaud of Orange and Edward Robichaud of Seattle; two sisters, Marion Bois of Winchendon and Stella Roy of Gardner; nine grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A brother, Leo J. Robichaud of Athol, died last month. She was born in Athol, daughter of Silver and Theotise
(Mallet) Robichaud, and lived here most of her life.


Headline: Lucille M. Tata, 74; was plastics executive
Publication Date: June 29, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts BOCA RATON, Fla. - Lucille M. (Robichaud) Tata, 74, of 293 N.W. 20th St., formerly of 1100 Main St., Leominster, Mass., a plastics-business executive for 23 years, died Thursday in Boca Raton Community Hospital after an illness.
Her husband, Domenic P. Tata, died in an automobile accident in 1959. She leaves two sons, Michael Tata in New Hampshire and Larry Tata of Leominster; a daughter, Barbara Tata of Boca Raton, with whom she lived; and five grandchildren. She was born in Fitchburg, Mass., daughter of Patrick J. and Melinda E. (Goguen) Robichaud, and lived most of her life in Leominster before moving to Boca Raton in 1982. She graduated from Fitchburg High School.
When her husband died in 1959, Mrs. Tata became president and treasurer of Victory Button Co., Tamor Plastics Corp. and Carter Industries Inc., all in Leominster. She retired in 1982.
She was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Church in Boca Raton.
The funeral will be held Monday from M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., Leominster, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St., Leominster. Burial will be in St. Leo's Cemetery, Leominster. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orlando Christian Center, PO Box 90, Orlando, 32802.



Headline: Luke Richard Jr., was St. Paul's music director
Publication Date: September 15, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WEST BOYLSTON - Luke H. Richard Jr., 70, of 275 Worcester St., formerly of Worcester, was stricken ill and died yesterday in his home.
He leaves his wife, Anne M. (Foley) Richard; a son, Jeffrey Luke Richard of Portsmouth, R.I.; two daughters, Judith L. Lyden of Oakham and Jeanne M. Mahoney of Rutland; two stepsons, James A. and Thomas J. Robichaud; three stepdaughters, Kathleen A. Barnard, Mary Ellen Pingitore and Margaret M. Robidoux, all of Worcester; a sister, Lucille H. Horton of North Kingstown, R.I.; and 13 grandchildren. He was born in Haverhill, son of Luke H. Richard Sr. and Pauline A. (St. Jean) Richard, and lived many years in Worcester before moving here in 1982.
Mr. Richard was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Asian-Pacific theater, including Iwo Jima and Okinawa.
Mr. Richard attended Boston University and studied the organ at the New England Conservatory of Music, Boston. He also studied at Clark University and Assumption College, both in Worcester, and earned a bachelor's degree from Framingham State College in 1973.
From 1957 to 1979, Mr. Richard was organist, choirmaster and director of music at St. Paul's Cathedral in Worcester. From 1944 to 1957, he was organist and choir director at St. Bernard's Church in Worcester. He had also been organist at Congregation Beth Israel in Worcester, St. Leo's Church in Leominster, Trinity Episcopal Church in Whitinsville and St. Mary of the Hills Church, Boylston.
For many years, Mr. Richard was a music critic for the Worcester Telegram & Gazette and a sales consultant for M. Steinert & Sons, Inc. in Worcester. He was former director of music at St. Peter's High School, then in Worcester, and Becker Junior College, in Worcester. He was also a former choral director and teacher of music appreciation at Auburn High School.
Mr. Richard was a founder and past dean of Worcester Chapter, American Guild of Organists. He was a founder and past president of the Diocesan St. Pius X Music Guild of Church Musicians. He was past president of the Worcester Community Concert Association and the National Association of Catholic Cathedral Organists and Choirmasters. He was a member of the American Federation of Musicians.
Mr. Richard also served on the board of the Worcester chapter of the National Council on Alcoholism.
The funeral will be held Thursday from Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Paul's Cathedral, 15 Chatham St., Worcester. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West Boylston Fire Department Ambulance Fund, 39 Worcester St., West Boylston, 01583.



Headline: Mallett J. Robichaud
Publication Date: January 11, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Mallett J. Robichaud, 72, of St. Petersburg, Fla., formerly of Athol and Gardner, died Thursday in St. Petersburg.
He leaves his wife of 46 years, Mary B. (Calvi) Robichaud; two sons, Gary and Vincent Robichaud, both in Florida; two brothers, Walter J. Robichaud in Louisiana and Raymond M. Robichaud Sr. of Athol; two sisters, Marie (Gussie) Cloutman Walker of Fort Myers, Fla., and Helen Labombard of Yalesville, Conn.; a grandchild; nephews and nieces. He was born in Lamecque, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Augustin and Eliza (Hebert) Robichaud, and lived many years in Athol and Gardner before moving to Florida.
Mr. Robichaud was an Army veteran of World War II, serving with the 145th Infantry, 37th Ohio "Buckeye" Division, and also the Service Co., 145th Infantry in the Asian-Pacific theater, including the Northern Solomons. He saw action in Bougainville, Luzon and Tarawa, and was wounded twice in action. He received two Bronze Stars, two Purple Hearts. He served in the 181th Infantry, Army National Guard, in Orange.
Mr. Robichaud was a partner in the former G&R Tile in Gardner, retiring in 1980. He previously worked for many years at the former Bianchi Tile Co. in Worcester. He once worked at the former Union Twist Drill Co. in Athol before entering the Army in 1941.
Mr. Robichaud was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Gardner Chapter, Disabled American Veterans.
After cremation, memorial services will be held at a later date in St. Petersburg.



Headline: Margaret M. Kenney, 88
Publication Date: October 21, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Margaret M. (Duguay) Kenney, 88, of 109 Intervale Ave., a restaurant waitress for 20 years, died Saturday in Athol Memorial Hospital after an illness.
Her husband, J. Albert Kenney died in 1963. She leaves a son, Ernest Kenney of Springfield, Va.; a daughter, Mary Doris Laffond of Orange; a brother, Docithe Duguay of Shippegan, New Brunswick, Canada; five sisters, Winnie Robichaud, Anita Duguay and Agnes Hache, all of Shippegan, Mabel Doucet of Bathurst, New Brunswick, and Hortense Philibert of Montreal; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Shippegan, daughter of Peter and Venerande (Mallet) Duguay, and lived here 67 years.
Mrs. Kenney was a waitress at several area restaurants for 20 years, retiring in 1983.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. A calling time is 9 to 10:30 a.m. tomorrow in the funeral home.



Headline: Marguerite Pellerin, 82
Publication Date: April 18, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Marguerite M. (Vautour) Pellerin, 82, of 94 Sand St. died Saturday night at home after a long illness.
Her husband, Claude Pellerin, died in 1966. She leaves a son, Leonard D. Pellerin of Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada; three daughters, Claudette M. LeBlanc and Jeannita P. Ouellet, both of Gardner, and Ella J. Cormier of Templeton; two brothers, Telex J. Vautour of Minto, New Brunswick, Canada, and Clorice Vautour of St. Antoine, New Brunswick; a sister, Eleonise Robichaud of Gardner; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in St. Norbert, New Brunswick, daughter of William and Julie (Richard) Vautour, and lived many years in Waltham and 17 years here.
Mrs. Pellerin was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Society. She was a member of the Gardner Golden Agers and the Friendly Neighbors of Gardner and the Society of the Assumption.
The funeral will be held Wednesday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, 01701; or the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 95 Mechanic St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Marie E. Cote, 84
Publication Date: February 19, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Marie E. (Couture) Cote, 84, of 316 Parker St. died yesterday in Park Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Worcester.
Her husband, Leo Cote, died in 1963. She leaves three sons, Ronald E. Cote of Fitchburg, Maurice Y. Cote of Cape Coral, Fla., and Guy P. Cote of Shirley; a daughter, Germaine Halohan of Las Vegas, Nev.; a sister, Lucille Brodeur of Gardner; 12 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. She was born in Gardner, daughter of Alfred and Marie (Oullette) Couture, and had lived here all her life.
Mrs. Cote worked at Fontaine Brothers, and had also been a bookkeeper with the Brown, Howe, and Robichaud Insurance Agency before retiring 15 years ago. She was a communicant of Holy Rosary Church, and a member of the Friendly Neighbors of Holy Rosary Church, the Gardner Emblem Glub, and the Franco American Society of Gardner.
The funeral will be held Saturday from Lamoureux Funeral Home, 142 Nichols St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimers Division of the Park Terrace Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 39 Queen St., Worcester, 01610.



Headline: Marie Robichaud, 101
Publication Date: April 02, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Marie Eugenie (Sivret) Robichaud, 101, formerly of 118 Oak St., died yesterday in Eastwood Pines Nursing Home, Eastwood Circle, after an illness.
Her husband, Otho Robichaud, died in 1957. She leaves three sons, Louis A. Robichaud of Leominster, Charles J. and Ludger A. Robichaud, both of Gardner; two daughters, Albina T. Martin and Rita A. Lahikainen, both of Gardner; 19 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Caraquet, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Alexandre and Marie E. (Thibodeau) Sivret, and lived here most of her life.
She was a dressmaker and seamstress at several local clothing stores for many years before she retired.
Mrs. Robichaud was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Society.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 11:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in the spring in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Rosary School Fund, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Marie-Zelica Chiasson
Publication Date: May 27, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 10
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Marie-Zelica (Robichaud) Chiasson, 95, formerly of 105 Wallingford Ave., died Saturday in the Quabbin Valley Convalescent Center where she resided for the last four years.
Her husband, Joseph D. Chiasson, died in 1976. She leaves a son, Joseph G. Chiasson of Elk Rapids, Mich.; two daughters, Sylvia Flematti of Athol and Sylvine McNamara of Orange; a sister, Lina Losier of Tracady, New Brunswick, Canada; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. She was born in Shippegan, New Brunswick, daughter of Thomas and Emily (Blanchard) Robichaud. She lived in Athol 60 years.
Mrs. Chiasson worked at the L.S. Starrett Co. for 20 years, retiring in 1965.
Memorial services will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family. Following cremation, burial will be in Silver Lake Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. The J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Marlboro high lists honor students
Publication Date: July 17, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary:
FRESHMEN: Katherine Barry, Timothy A. Bauks, Jaimie Bell, David Bonner, Andrea C. Campenella, Richard Cincotta, Harold M. Coffin III, Merredith Collins, Jeffrey L. Cotton, Carole L. Dutchka, Christen L. Dutchka, Steven Eyssallenne, Jason N. Farreh, Daniella Freitas, Aimee Gauthier, Laura Jaworek, Brenda I. Kahler, Jill L. Keyes, Wendy M. Kline, John LeBreton, John J. Lehane, Jaimee L. Leroux, Kenneth Marchesseault, Charlene Mei, Elizabeth Mikolajek, Frankie Monteiro Jr., Caitlin M. Morrisroe, Chantelle L. Nagle, Jamie S. Nichols, Jeffrey Nichols, Javier Orellando, Patrick Orlando, Amari Parker, Roberta O. Pucillo, Russell E. Roberto, Janice A. Robichaud, Amy Schmitz, Gregory M. Stein, Jeffrey R. Sturges, Jason R. Sullivan, Julie K. Tremmel, Richard Urato, Keith Vellante, Katherine A. Yurkus and Emily J. Zebal.



Headline: Marlboro high lists honor students
Publication Date: July 17, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary:
SOPHOMORES: Lisa Belauskas, Beth Fenstermacher, Eric George, William Grandy, Lisa Grasso, Kerry Jansen, Michael Javid, Sasha Javid, Jennifer Lane, Jeffrey McGee, Alicia Murtoff, Leah Okimoto, Lynda Rispoli, Jennifer Robichaud, Jonathan Ruggiero.


Headline: Marlboro High lists honors
Publication Date: December 28, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts MARLBORO - Marlboro High School has announced the honor roll for the first quarter. The students are: HIGH HONORS
Seniors: Joanna M. Bilancieri, Andrea R. Colaianni, David P. DeBeaucourt, Todd D. Donahue, Kathleen Duffin, Linda M. Fenstermacher, Danielle A. Gaucher, Shishir C. Gundavaram, Ryan M. Jorgensen, Kathleen M. Lehane, Matthew D. Levine, Moe Lim, John P. McEnaney, Aimee M. Paul, Jeffrey M. Shea, Stefan K. Siwko, Laura A. St. Pierre, Ritalynne M. Terry, Ann C. Toohey, Dianne M. Weldon, D. Jason White.
Juniors: Kimberly Boyle, David Fenstermacher, Patrick G. Giglio, Kimberly A. Leone, Khine Lim, Matthew McCulley, Todd R. Okimoto, Kristin A. Ravenscroft, Alexander J. Rossi, Laura A. Scott, Aaron D. Smathers, Jeffrey S. Trent.
Sophomores: James C. Angelica, Christine L. Arruda, Jill A. Benson, Nicole Duplessis, Neal A. Etre, David P. Gamache, David P. Gardner, Mark M. Harrahy, Holly Medeiros, Julie Nicholls, Ronald Rezac, Jeffrey Ryan, Sabrina A. Sequeira, Charles Souza, Joseph Toohey, Marcelle Tyldesley, Kevin J. Vonasek, Myles Walton, Yung Wong.
Freshmen: Lisa M. Belauskas, Susan K. Boches, Andrea Callahan, Carolin H. Collins, Christopher D. Cusson, Olga L. Fuentes, Martinique Gaither, Eric George, William J. Grandy, Michael N. Javid, Sasha R. Javid, Jennifer Lane, Michael Leighs, Holly Montgomery, Alicia Murtoff, Cynthia Newell, Leah Okimoto, Bernize Orengo, Jennifer L. Robichaud, Aaron R. Rose, Jonathan Ruggiero, Daniel J. Toppin, Jason C. Zolty. HONORS
Seniors: Greg Barsamian, David M. Beaudet, Jason D. Benway, Lisa Berardinelli, Olli N. Chanoff, Brian J. Chatalian, Amy M. Colaianni, Dana Colecchi, Robert P.J. Dansereau, Danese L. Day, Alexandra DeSousa, Diana Demeritt, Patrick S. Dignan, Amy M. Domings, Sara M. Farragher, Bruce K. Fay, Julie A. Ferro, Maura A. Galvin, Todd C. Gardner, Danielle H. Gilliatt, Jennifer L. Giombetti, Heather Y. Gorman, Rebecca Greenwood, Kristen M. Hopkins, Brett J. Jackson, Rebecca M. Keddy, Jeffrey C. LeDuc, Alexander Lerner, Kim J. Lynch, Christopher Mahoney, Kirsten E. Maier, Lisa A. Marchesseault, John R. Martel, Jennifer L. Mona, Scott D. Newell, Kelly H. O'Leary, Tracey J. Pedersen, John F. Pucillo, Kristina E. Reitz, Kimberly H. Richard, Stacey Ronayne, Lisa A. Santiago, Luis A. Santiago, Jr., Alyssa J. Scott, Jonathan R. Seymour, Kevin M. Sharkey, Jr., Eric M. Sharon, Melanie J. Skulley, James E. Stott, Mary E. Trodella, Christopher Vellante, Elizabeth M. Weaver, Lynda G. Wolynski, Colleen M. Zilembo.
Juniors: Sara A. Baer, John R. Barter, Brian Berube, Ryan S. Braswell, Christina Camf, Julie Carbone, Jeffrey L. Cavaco, Melissa A. Cooper, Susan A. Cordeiro, Jennifer E. Dragstedt, Jennifer Dubois, Jason Farias, Davi A. Feinstein, Peter R. Giorgi, Ian M. Greenlaw, Tammy Hanley, Mark N. Hassapes, Adam Heward, Barbara J. Howe, Thomas M. Janeczek, Nichol M. LaCroix, Donald J. LeBlanc, Patrick W. Leonard, Michael C. May, Steven May, Melissa McCabe, Jenni (Waeger) Melvin, Carrie D. Midura, Melony A. Ostertag, Rupal Patel, Farrah M. Phillipo, Willow M. Rinne, Monty Rodrigues, Michael G. Russo, Hilary Sardella, Jessica E. Scott, Daniel M. Shear, Stephanie M. Tibbets, Alexander Tsianatelis, Emily A. Tvrdik, Tanya L. Wright, Kerry A. Zucker.
Sophomores: Adam D. Bakr, Jennifer L. Berry, Aimee H. Blair, James E. Blum, Holly A. Conrad, Carla Daher, Dana R. Dallis, Erica DiLuzio, Jennifer Dolan, Alissa B. Dreyfus, Patricia M. Dunn, Katie L. Hogan, Rebekah S. Honer, Glen A. Hurley, Chrisjtopher Kavanagh, Kathryn Kelly, Jonathan D. Marrero, Erica L. McCabe, Patricia L. McClard, Jaimie A. McKean, Kristina M. Mitchell, Rebecca Mitchell, Roberta J. Mooers, Bizunesh Mulu, Peter Nannery, Danielle Navarro, Rachel L. Partington, Jeffrey J. Patruno, Cynthia R. Pucillo, Adam J. Reitz, Jr., Michael W. Richards, Karen M. Sibilio, Charles N. Strickland, Sarah F. Sturges, James W. Sullivan, Jr., Matthew Urban, Sally V. Vo, Amanda Young.
Freshmen: Susan Bengiovanni, Faith Bernal, Regan Blackett, Nancie J. Bouffard, Michael P. Carroll, Jr., Kerry Ciummei, Angela Doucette, Beth A. Fenstermacher, Regina A. Gandolfo, Lisa M. Grasso, John Hutchinson, Kerry Jansen, Jill Jorgensen, Kathleen M. Kiley, Scott Kogos, Kimberly Kolak, Jill K. Lachapelle, Erica Markey, Jeffrey McGee, Jennifer A. McGrath, Tara McNamara, Tammy M. Merrill, Melissa A. O'Loughlin, Erin C. O'Neill, Barbara Palmgren, Robert Phaneuf, James Plante, David R. Ray, Emily Ray, Lynda Rispoli, Michelle Roberts, Andre Serpa, Joanne Sharon, Christopher A. Spear, Matthew Stier, Aimee R. Thurber, Gregory Turchan, Helen J. Walker, Rebecca A. Wilcox, Matthew D. Williams, Mark A. Wilson, Yi Wu.



Headline: Marlboro high posts honor roll
Publication Date: March 05, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A11
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary:
FRESHMEN: Lisa M. Belauskas, Faith Bernal, Regan Blackett, Susan K. Boches, Andrea Callahan, Beth A. Fenstermacher, Martinique Gaither, Eric George, William J. Grandy, Michael N. Javid, Sasha R. Javid, Michael Leighs, Alicia Murtoff, Erin C. O'Neill, Leah Okimoto, Lynda Rispoli, Jennifer L. Robichaud, Aaron R. Rose and Jonathan Ruggiero. HONORS


Headline: Mary A. Girard, 57
Publication Date: December 20, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Mary A. (Greenwood) Girard, 57, of 230 Maple St. died Wednesday night in her son's home after a long illness.
She leaves a son, Randal E. Girard of Winchendon; a brother, E. Paul Greenwood of Dusseldorf, Germany; a nephew and two nieces. She was born in Winchendon, daughter of Edmund F. and Lillian (Robichaud) Greenwood. She graduated from Murdock High School in 1957.
Mrs. Girard was an assembler at C.R. Baird in Billerica for many years.
She was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and a member of the National Rifle Association. She enjoyed softball and played on the Baird softball team. An avid golfer, she was a member of the Women's League at Keene Country Club in Keene, N.H.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday in the Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association Hospice Program, 34 Pearly Lane, Gardner 01440.



Headline: Mary B. Ostrowski, 81
Publication Date: August 14, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts Mary B. (Pieczarka) Ostrowski, 81, of Hermitage Nursing Home, formerly of Wayside Road, died Monday in the home.
Her husband, John J. Ostrowski, died in 1981. She leaves two sons, Jospeh J. Ostrowski of Auburn and Matthew Ostrowski of West Barnstable; two daughters, Janet M. Messier of Maynard, and Josephine M. Robichaud of Worcester; three brothers, Matthew Pieczarka of Chicopee Falls and Peter and Raymond Pieczarka, both of Poland; a sister, Julia Powroznik of Poland; 22 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and nieces and nephews in Poland. She was born in Windsor Locks, Conn., daughter of Peter and Blanche (Kret) Pieczarka, and had lived in Worcester most of her life.
Mrs. Ostrowski was a hairdresser in Worcester for many years, retiring many years ago. She was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church.
The funeral will be held Friday from Nordgren, Carrigan, Mangsen Memorial Chapel, 300 Lincoln St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Joan of Arc Church, 570 Lincoln St. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery, Auburn. Calling hours at the funeral home will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 1 Kendall Square, Cambridge, 02139.



Headline: Mary C. Berry, 75
Publication Date: September 12, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WORCESTER - Mary C. (Bourdeau) Berry, 75, of 140 Main St., formerly of Gates Street, a retired shoe stitcher, died Thursday in The Medical Center of Central Massachusetts - Memorial after an illness.
She leaves a brother, Marcel Bourdeau of Worcester; two sisters, Cecile Villeneuve and Yvonne Robichaud, both of Berlin, N.H.; nephews and nieces. She was born in Berlin, N.H., daughter of Gaudias and Eva (Brovencher) Bourdeau, and lived here most of her life.
She graduated from Berlin High School.
Mrs. Berry was a stitcher at Comfort Products Co. for 10 years before she retired. She was previously a stitcher for 10 years at C.A. Grosvenor Shoe Co.
Funeral services and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. O'Connor Brothers Funeral Home, 592 Park Ave., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Mary J. Faxon, 81
Publication Date: December 18, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Mary J. (Robichaud) Faxon, 81, of 200 Nichols St. died yesterday at Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after a long illness.
She leaves a son, Richard J. Faxon; a daughter, Barbara A. Coiteux, both of Gardner; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was born in New Brunswick, Canada, a daughter of Albert A. and Mary E. (Finnegan) Robichaud.
Until her retirement, Mrs. Faxon was a licensed practical nurse at the former Gardner State Hospital.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday in Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery, Fitchburg. There are no calling hours. Donations may be sent to Gardner Visiting Nurse Association Inc. 95 Mechanic St., Gardner, 01440. Lamoureux Funeral Home, 142 Nichols St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Melite Bourgeois, 96
Publication Date: April 12, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Melite Bourgeois, 96, of 12 Grant St. died Wednesday night in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home after an illness.
His wife, Edna (Cormier) Bourgeois, died in 1986. He leaves a son, Leonard N. Bourgeois of Gardner; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild; nephews, nieces and cousins. He was born in St. Paul, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Maxime and Celina (Robichaud) Bourgeois, and lived here most of his life.
Mr. Bourgeois was an Army veteran of World War I, serving with the 112th Field Artillery.
He was a woodworker for many years at C.H. Hartshorn Co., retiring in 1960.
Mr. Bourgeois was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and the Acadien Social Club.
The funeral will be held today, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame
Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Renovation Fund of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440. Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Monty Tech lists honor students
Publication Date: December 06, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary:
HONORS
Barre: Amber R. Facteau.
Fitchburg: Ernest D. Camerer, Craig B. Caron, Robert Dunn, Mathew P. Espie, John L. Fowler, Huan Le, Desiree M. Nadeau, Laurie P. O'Ferrell, Ann-Marie E. Oja, Greg L. Robichaud, Julia K. Stanton, Adam Sweatland, and Brian J. Walker.
Gardner: Kristy S. Hennemann, Larry L. Landry, Cathleen A. LeHoux and Gary W. Maki.
Holden: Eric J. Olson.
Hubbardston: Steven Fowler.
Jefferson: Krishnan J. D'Errico.
Lunenburg: Brian N. Roy.
Phillipston: Daniel S. Pecoy.
Shirley: Jason J. Jalbert.
Sterling: Stacey L. Baldwin, Aleta L. Fage, Heather L. Gray.
Templeton: Jonathan M. Fair.
Winchendon: Susan M. Tuominen and Adam D. Zampino.


Headline: Nelson Bateman Sr.; owned plumbing firm
Publication Date: October 10, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
Subjects:  
Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Nelson T. Bateman Sr., 91, of 2080 South Old Mill Drive, Deltona, Fla., formerly of Winchendon, a longtime plumbing and heating contractor, died Sunday in Mariner Health Care, De Bary, Fla., after an illness.
His wife, Florence (Jones) Bateman, died in 1990. His first wife, Elna E. (Skon) Bateman, died in 1974. He leaves a son, Nelson T. Bateman Jr. of Deltona, Fla., with whom he lived; a brother, Harry O. Bateman of Gardner; three sisters, Mary M. Ford of Wallingford, Conn., Barbara H. Robichaud of Voluntown, Conn., and Jane A. Young of Galesville, Wis.; nephews and nieces. He was born in Winchendon, son of H. Osgood and Florence M. (Turner) Bateman, and lived seven years in Rindge and 13 years in West Swanzey, N.H., before moving to Florida in 1989.
He was a plumbing and heating contractor, and owned and operated A.P. Bateman & Son Co. here for many years. He retired in 1969. He was a member of the Community Church in West Swanzey, N.H., and a former member of the Winchendon Rod & Gun Club. He was past president of the board of Winchendon Cooperative Bank and former trustee of Winchendon Savings Bank. He was longtime volunteer member of the Winchendon Fire Department.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday in Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Calling hours are 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.



Headline: Normand J. Richard, 66
Publication Date: October 16, 1998
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
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FITCHBURG - Normand J. Richard, 66, of 40 1/2 Nashua St., died yesterday at home after a long illness.
His wife, Dorine (Cormier) Richard, died in 1995. He leaves three sons, Leonce and Bernard Richard, both of Fitchburg, and Maurice Richard of Portsmouth, N.H.; a daughter, Majella Keating of Fitchburg; three brothers, Ontaine, Edgar and Ulysse Richard, all of Notre Dame, New Brunswick, Canada; 10 sisters, Rita Thompsons of Blacks Harbour, New Brunswick, Lorraine Goguen of Fitchburg, Therese Gould, and Cecile, Corrine and Flora LeBlanc, all of Moncton, New Brunswick, Rose Marie LeBlanc of Kingston, Ontario, Canada, Juliette Robichaud of Fitchburg, Jeaninne LeBlanc of Leominster and Stella McGrath of Cocagne, New Brunswick; five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Notre Dame, New Brunswick, son of Jean and Marie (Babineau) Richard, and came to the United States in 1960. He lived here 38 years.


Headline: Olive T. Robichaud, 69
Publication Date: March 20, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C8
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Olive T. (Manseau) Robichaud, 69, of 42 Oriole St. died Wednesday night in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after an illness.
She leaves her husband, Charles J. Robichaud; a son, Robert C. Robichaud of Gardner; three daughters, Annette M. Robichaud of Cambridge, Charlene A. Robichaud of Somerville and Theresa L. Miller of Del Valley, Texas; a brother, Henry L. Manseau of Framingham; a sister, Jeannette Beauregard of Gardner; two grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. Robichaud were married Aug. 8, 1942. She was born in Gardner, daughter of Henry and Anna (Malo) Manseau, and lived here all her life.
She graduated from Gardner High School in 1941. Mrs. Robichaud was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, its Ladies of St. Anne Sodality, the Gardner Golden Agers and the Two Hearts as One Square-Dance Club.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Renovation Fund of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Paul E. Hebert
Publication Date: March 15, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts NEWINGTON, Conn. - Paul E. Hebert, formerly of Leominster, Mass., died Saturday in New Britian General Hospital after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Lorraine M. (Drisdelle) Hebert; two sons, Paul R. Hebert of Wallingford, and John D. Hebert of Newington; a brother, Robert Hebert of Leominster; three sisters, Lorraine Querico of Neveda, Theresa Woodard of Leominster, and Cecile Robichaud of New Brunswick, Canada; a granddaughter; nephews and nieces. He was born in Leominster, son of George and Lena (Arsenault) Hebert, and lived in Newington for the past 26 years. He graduated from Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif., where he specialized in photography. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Mr. Hebert worked in the forensic photography laboratory for the Connecticut State Police for 20 years, retiring several years ago. He was a commmunicant of St. Mary's Church.
The funeral will be from Sheehan-Hilborn-Breen Funeral Home, 1084 New Britain Ave., West Hartford, with a Mass at 10 a.m. today in St. Mary's Church, Willard Avenue. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, New Britain. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 670 Prospect Ave., Hartford 06105.



Headline: Paul H. Woodward, 82
Publication Date: September 20, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ORANGE - Paul H. Woodward, 82, of 75 West River St., a longtime postal worker, call firefighter and historian, died yesterday at home after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 32 years, Beverly (Phelps) Burnham Woodward; two stepdaughters, Jean Robichaud of Royalston and Judith Lovell of Orange; a brother, Philip Woodward of Shelburne; two step-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. His first wife, Helen M. (Walker) Woodward, died in 1956. He was born in Orange, son of Ernest H. and Belle (Horton) Woodward. He graduated from Orange High School in 1933. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in England and France. He was a 50-year member of the 17th Base Post Office Association.
Mr. Woodward worked at Erving Paper Mills for several years until he was appointed to the U.S. Post Office Department in 1940, a position that his father held previously. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service for 41 years, retiring as a rural carrier in 1981. He was a call fireman in the Orange Fire Department for 40 years, retiring in 1980.
Mr. Woodward was a 41-year member of the International Fire Buffs Association, and a 25-year member and past vice president of the Tapper Club of Boston. He was a life member of the Orange Firefighters Relief Association, and its treasurer for 30 years. He was a member and former director of the Orange Historical Society. He was an enthusiast of local history, especially of fire history, and was currently researching and writing a history of the Orange Fire Department. He was an ardent photographer, especially of fires and fire apparatus.
Mr. Woodward was an active member of Orange United Methodist Church, and a member of the Orange Postal Employees Retirement Association. He was a longtime member and past president of the Western Massachusetts Forest Wardens Association, and a life member and past president of the Worcester West Forest Wardens Association.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in Orange United Methodist Church, 104 South Main St. Burial will be in South Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Witty's Funeral Home, 158 South Main St. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Orange Historical Society, 41 North Main St., or to Orange United Methodist Church, 104 South Main St., both Orange 01364.



Headline: Pauline H. Robichaud
Publication Date: December 29, 1990
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: 23
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Navy Cmdr. Pauline H. Robichaud, 63, of 1275 Homer St., Carlsbad, Calif., formerly of Winchendon, died Dec. 23 in Tri City Hospital, Oceanside, after an illness.
She leaves three brothers, Francis Robichaud of Voluntown, Conn., Arthur Robichaud of Plainfield, Conn., and George B. Robichaud of Winchendon; two sisters, Dorothy Cruise of Oceanside and Claire Laperrier of Baldwinville; nephews and nieces. She was born in Winchendon, daughter of Joseph and Delvina (Dumont) Robichaud, and lived in the San Diego area since 1967. She lived many years in Oceanside and later Carlsbad with Adele and Sylvia Coxan.
She graduated from Murdock High School and the former Henry Heywood Hospital School of Nursing in Gardner.
Miss Robichaud was a registered nurse in the Navy for 20 years, retiring as a commander in 1973. She served in Spain, Guam and Camp Pendleton in Southern California.
At her request, no funeral services were held. After cremation, her ashes were scattered at sea. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Jimmy Fund, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, 02115. Eternal Hills Mortuary, 1999 El Camino Real, Oceanside, is directing arrangements.



Headline: Philip A. Laperriere Jr.
Publication Date: June 21, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ORANGE - Philip A. Laperriere Jr., 46, of 855 North Main St. was stricken ill and died Saturday in his home.
He leaves his wife, Irene F. (Thibeault) Laperriere; a son, Scott Laperriere of Gardner; two daughters, Darlene Nutter of Orange and Danielle Laperriere of Boston; his parents, Philip A. Laperriere Sr. and Claire M. (Robichaud) Laperriere of Athol; two brothers, Peter Laperriere of Winchendon and Francis Laperriere of Norwich, Conn.; two sisters, Jacqueline Bradshaw and Yvonne Michaud, both of Athol; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Winchendon, and lived several years in Erving before moving here in 1986. He attended Murdock High School in Winchendon. He was a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War.
Mr. Laperriere was a welder for seven years at C&W Fabricators Inc. in Gardner.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday from Witty's Funeral Home, 158 South Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St., Athol. Burial will be in Center Cemetery, Erving. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.



Headline: Philip F. Robichaud Jr.
Publication Date: October 08, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Philip F. Robichaud Jr., 72, of 84 Champagne Road, formerly of Lunenburg and Fitchburg, an Army veteran of World War II who fought in Italy, died yesterday in University of Masachusetts Hospital, Worcester, after a short illness.
He leaves his wife, Rita M. (LeBlanc) Robichaud; three brothers, Guy Robichaud of Gardner, Thomas Robichaud of Fitchburg and Herbert Robichaud of Worcester; six sisters, Jennie Bourgeois, Elsie Collette, Lena Fortin, Phyllis Tarbell and Terry Heaney, all of Fitchburg, and Nora Lussier of Providence, R.I.; nephews and nieces. He was born in Portland, Maine, son of Philip F. Sr. and Alvina (Richard) Robichaud, and lived most of his life in Lunenburg before moving here several years ago.
He was a papermaker for 32 years at the former James River Paper Co. in Fitchburg, retiring in 1984.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the European-African-Middle Eastern theater. He participated in the battle of the Po Valley in Italy.
Mr. Robichaud was a member of Amvets Post 29 in Fitchburg, and a former member of St. Boniface Church in Lunenburg.
After cremation in Rural Crematory, Worcester, funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., Fitchburg, is directing arrangements.



Headline: Philip Piemontese, 78
Publication Date: October 31, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C6
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Philip Piemontese, 78, of 161 Spruce St. was stricken ill and died Tuesday in Leominster Hospital.
He leaves a son, Philip V. Piemontese of Marblehead; two daughters, Barbara A. Yoerger of North Weymouth and Dianne R. Piemontese of Braintree; two brothers, Charles R. Piemontese of Leominster, and Mario Piemontese of Bellmawr, N.J.; three sisters, Carmen Consalvo of West Roxbury and Josephine Robichaud and Theresa Matthews, both of Leominster; two grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. A sister, Thomasina Robinson, died in 1988. He was born in Quincy, son of Vincenzo and Michelina (Colletta) Piemontese, and had lived in Leominster most of his life.
Mr. Piemontese was a sales representative for Stride Rite Corp. many years, retiring in 1978. He was a member of St. Leo's parish and the Leominster Senior Citizens Center.
The funeral will be held Saturday from the David H. Curley Funeral Home, 89 West St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Leo's Church, 128 Main St. Burial will be in St. Leo's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.



Headline: Phyllis A. Tarbell, 58
Publication Date: August 29, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Phyllis A. (Robichaud) Tarbell, 58, of 160 Pleasant St., a longtime hospital executive secretary, died yesterday in Burbank Hospital after a long illness.
She leaves her husband of 22 years, Walter E. "Buddy" Tarbell; three brothers, Guy Robichaud of Gardner, Thomas Robichaud of Fitchburg and Herbert J. Robichaud of Worcester; five sisters, Jennie Bourgeois of Fitchburg, Evelyn Lucia of Woonsocket, R.I., Elsie Collette and Lena Frontin, both of Fitchburg, and Theresa Heaney of Westminster; nephews and nieces. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of Philippe and Alvina (Richard) Robichaud. She graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1954.
Mrs. Tarbell was an executive secretary in the personnel department at Burbank Hospital for 20 years, retiring in 1990 because of illness.
Funeral services will be private. Burial in St. Bernard's Cemetery will be private. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, 44 Binney St., Boston, 02115. Smith-Mallahy Funeral Home, 243 Water St., Fitchburg is directing arrangements.



Headline: Pierre Robichaud
Publication Date: April 28, 1993
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Pierre "Peter" Robichaud, 89, of 5 Wallace Ave. died yesterday in Burbank Hospital.
His wife was the late Emma (Boudreau) Robichaud. He leaves two sons, Henry H. Robichaud of Fitchburg, and Todd J. Robichaud of Dallas; six brothers, Brother Leo Robichaud of the Sacred Heart Brothers, Montreal; Felix, Henry and Gerard Robichaud, all of St. Mary, New Brunswick; Emery Robichaud of Moncton, New Brunswick, and Josephat Robichaud of Fitchburg; three sisters, Edmire Gaudet of St. Paul, New Brunswick; Theresa Richard of St. Antoine, New Brunswick, and Irene Arsenault of Fitchburg; four grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. A daughter, Theresa Gordon of Worcester, died in 1991. He was born in St. Mary, New Brunswick, son of Joseph and Evengeline (LeBlanc) Robichaud, and lived in Fitchburg most of his life.
Mr. Robichaud was a paper maker for the former Decotone products division of Litton Industries in Westminster for over 20 years, retiring in 1969. He was a member of St. Joseph's Club, and St. Joseph's parish.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from the Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight, and 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Spaulding Rehabilitation Facility, care of Burbank Hospital, Nichols Road, Fitchburg, 01420, or may be left at the funeral home.



Headline: Raymond F. Greenwood
Publication Date: December 24, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Raymond F. "Red" Greenwood, 64, of 55 Woodlawn St. died Tuesday evening in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital, Gardner, after being stricken ill at home.
He leaves his wife of 22 years, Carol E. (Tatro) Greenwood; a son, Edmund E. Greenwood of Winchendon; two daughters, Patricia A. Sawyer of Orange and Rae-Lynn C. Greenwood of Winchendon; two brothers, Roland T. Greenwood of Boothbay Harbor, Maine, and E. Paul Greenwood of Dusseldorf, Germany; a sister, Mary A. Girard of Winchendon; two grandchildren; nieces and nephews. He was born in Jaffrey, N.H., son of Edmund F. and Lillian (Robichaud) Greenwood, and lived here all his life.
Mr. Greenwood served in the Navy for 24 years, retiring in 1969. He then was a working foreman for the Massachusetts Department of Public Works, retiring in 1988. He was also a partner in Chick's Tavern for many years until the time of his death.
He was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church; a life member of the Eugene M. Connor American Legion Post; and a member of the Lt. Frederick Wilder White VFW Post, the Fleet Reserve Association and the Winchendon Country Club. He was an avid golfer.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Snow-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central St. Following cremation, burial will be in Riverside Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Winchendon Ambulance Fund, in care of Winchendon Fire Department, 405 Central St., Winchendon, 01475.



Headline: Raymond Robichaud, 43
Publication Date: May 04, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Raymond A. Robichaud, 43, of 54 Wallace Ave., died yesterday in Burbank Hospital.
He leaves his wife, Joyce A. (Murray) Robichaud of Ancram, N.Y.; two sons, Joshua P. and Jeremy M. Robichaud, both of Ancram; three daughters, Andrea M. and Katrina M. Robichaud, both of Ancram, and Tracie A. Robichaud in Indonesia; his mother, Rena M. (Royer) Robichaud of Fitchburg; a brother, Robert Robichaud of Westland, Mich.; three sisters, Betty Gaudet in New Brunswick, Debra Presnell of Orlando, Fla. and Linda Bishop of Carver; nephews and nieces. He was born in Fitchburg, son of Alderic Robichaud, and lived here many years. He attended a Bible school in Castle Island, N.Y.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. today in West Baptist Church, West Townsend. Burial at a later date will be in Village Cemetery, Shirley. There are no calling hours. Moorcroft Funeral Home, 31 Myrtle Ave., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Rheal E. Cormier, 76
Publication Date: June 04, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Rheal E. Cormier, 76, of 5 Daniels Heights died Sunday night in Burbank Hospital after he was stricken ill earlier that day in his home.
He leaves his wife, Yolande (Landry) Cormier; three sons, Claude and Victor Cormier, both of Fitchburg, and Al Cormier of Holliston; five daughters, Marie Lystila of Fitchburg, Jan Pelote of Hudson, Rhea Dantini of Leominster, Rhona Fournier of Westminster and Gloria Harper of Stoddard, N.H.; four brothers, Alias Cormier of Port Elgin, New Brunswick, Canada, Alban and Rene Cormier, both of Cape Pele, New Brunswick, and Joseph Cormier of Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia, Canada; two sisters, Marie Le Blanc of Shediac, New Brunswick, and Stella Robichaud of Robichaud Office, New Brunswick; 17 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. Mr. and Mrs. Cormier observed their 53rd wedding anniversary last October. He was born in Cape Pele, son of Marc and Philonese (Cormier) Cormier, and lived here most of his life.
He was a heating mechanic for many years at Fitchburg Heating Co. He was then a heating mechanic at Seppela & Aho Construction Co., retiring in 1978.
Mr. Cormier was a member of St. Joseph's Church.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.



Headline: Richard L. Buskey Sr.
Publication Date: July 29, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts BLACKSTONE - Richard L. Buskey Sr., 51, of 30 Cotter Ave., formerly of Winchendon, died Tuesday in Miriam Hospital, Providence, R.I., after a long illness.
He leaves his wife, Priscilla E. (Dilloyen) Buskey; three sons, Richard L. Buskey Jr. and Paul Buskey, both of Blackstone, and Neil Buskey of Fairbanks, Alaska; a daughter, Katrina LaMarre of Martinsburg, W.Va.; his mother, Yvonne (Breton) Buskey of Gardner; three brothers, Robert Buskey of Glen Burnie, Md., John Buskey of Gardner and William Buskey Jr. of Boynton Beach, Fla.; three sisters, Sheila Marien of North Dighton, Judy Robichaud of Gardner and Carol Sundblom of Leominster; six grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Winchendon, son of William Buskey Sr., and lived here about 29 years.
He graduated from Oakmont Regional High School in Westminster.
He was an Army veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in Vietnam.
Mr. Buskey was a parts clerk at General Motors Corp. in Westwood, where he worked for 29 years.
The funeral will be tomorrow from L&D Memorial Funeral Home, 85 Rathbun St., Woonsocket, R.I., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Louis Church, 323 Rathbun St., Woonsocket. Burial will be in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Bellingham. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today.



Headline: Richard R. Robichaud, 34; car accident victim
Publication Date: November 04, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Richard R. Robichaud, 34, of 81 Allen St., a longtime school maintenance worker, died Wednesday in the University of Massachusetts Hospital, Worcester, from injuries suffered when the car he was driving went out of control, left the roadway and struck a utility pole on Betty Spring Road.
He leaves his parents, Henry L. and Marian P. (Petitti) Robichaud, with whom he lived; two brothers, Gerald R. and Roger L. Robichaud, all of Gardner; uncles and aunts; two nephews. A brother, Michael H. Robichaud of Gardner, died in 1975. He was born in Gardner and lived here all his life. He graduated from Gardner High School in 1978.
Mr. Robichaud was a grounds keeper and maintenance worker for many years at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church. He was an avid boweler.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church or Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School, both 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Richard Robichaud, 71
Publication Date: July 11, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Richard F. Robichaud, 71, of 118 Highland St., a longtime package store manager, died Saturday in Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, N.H., after he was stricken ill while visiting friends in Laconia, N.H.
He leaves his wife of 42 years, Joan T. (Richer) Robichaud; four sons, Mark A., James F. and John R. Robichaud, all of Winchendon, and Stephen G. Robichaud of Mansfield, Conn.; a daughter, Anne M. Robichaud of Winchendon; two brothers, Arthur Robichaud of Atlantic Highlands, N.J., and William E. Robichaud of Winchendon; two grandchildren; and five nieces. He was born in Winchendon, son of Arthur and Antoinette (Foisey) Robichaud, and lived here most of his life.
He graduated from Murdock High School in 1941.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in the Asian-Pacific theater.
Mr. Robichaud was manager of Brousseau's Package Store for 24 years, retiring in 1984. He then worked part-time at the Beverage Barn until the time of his death.
Mr. Robichaud was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, where he was a lector and Eucharistic minister, and the St. Vincent de Paul Society. He was a member of the Societe St. Jean Baptiste; Eugene M. Connor Post, American Legion; and Lt. Frederick W. White Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a board director of Winchendon Cooperative Bank and its successor, Colonial Cooperative Bank, for 37 years. He was a board director and past president of Marquette Credit Union.
The funeral will be tomorrow from Fletcher Funeral Home, 70 Pleasant St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce St. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, care of Curt J. Fitzmaurice, 10 Oakland St.; or the Murdock High School Sports Boosters, care of Betty Blodgett, 64 North St., both Winchendon, 01475.



Headline: Richard S. Greene, 75
Publication Date: February 10, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Richard S. Greene, 75, of 42 Harvard St., a decorated Navy veteran, died yesterday in St. Vincent Hospital in Worcester after an illness.
His wife, Cecelia (Robichaud) Greene, died in 1985. He leaves three sons, David E. Greene of Winchendon, Robert S. Greene of Wasola, Mo., and Vernon R. Greene of Orange; a sister, Phyllis Whall of Bradford, N.H.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a nephew; and three nieces. He was born in Athol, son of Alfred S. and Mary E. (Farmer) Greene, and lived here all his life. He attended Athol High School.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the Pacific theater. He received a Purple Heart and two Bronze Stars.
Mr. Greene was a machinist for many years at L.S. Starrett Co. He also worked for the town Water Department and Athol Table Manufacturing Co.
He was a former member of the Athol-Orange Lodge of Elks. He attended Our Lady Immaculate Church in Athol. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow in Higgins-O'Connor Funeral Home, 16 Main St. Private burial will be at a later date in Silver Lake Cemetery. Calling hours are 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. tomorrow. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester, 01609.



Headline: Rita M. LeBlanc, 79
Publication Date: November 07, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Rita M. LeBlanc, 79, of 29 Graham St., a retired hospital ward aide, was stricken ill and died yesterday in her home.
She leaves a brother, Philias LeBlanc; three sisters, Ida Robichaud, Anita Goguen and Helena Albert, all of Gardner; nephews and nieces. She was born in St. Marie, New Brunswick, Canada, daughter of Maxime and Elizabeth (Roy) LeBlanc.
She was a ward aide at Worcester County Hospital in Boylston for 16 years, retiring in 1978. She was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, the Catholic Friends of Templeton and the Gardner Golden Agers.
The funeral will be held Wednesday from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 8 to 9 a.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Roberge funeral
Publication Date: May 17, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - The funeral for Edith (LeBlanc) Roberge, 93, of 139 Fourth St., a retired quality-control inspector, will be tomorrow from M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., with a Mass at 8 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Mrs. Roberge died Wednesday in Leominster Hospital after an illness.
Her husband of 69 years, Leo A. Roberge, died in 1992. She leaves a son, Raymond H. Roberge of Lunenberg; a daughter, Pauline E. Arsenault of Rochester, N.Y.; four sisters, Dora Franciosi, Evangeline Saucier, Irene Connors and Jeanne Saucier, all of Leominster; six grandchildren; a great-grandchild; three great-great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Waltham, daughter of John H. and Delphine (Robichaud) LeBlanc.
Mrs. Roberge was a quality-control inspector at Foster Grant Co. for many years, retiring in 1965. She was a member of St. Cecilia's Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Society, the Leominster Senior Citizens, the Leominster Golden Ages and Foster Grant 25-Year Club.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Central Massachusetts, 120 Thomas St, Worcester, 01608.



Headline: Robert E. Goodale, 67
Publication Date: June 19, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts Robert E. Goodale, 67, of 19 Mason St. died Wednesday in St. Vincent Hospital after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Alma K. (Swenson) Goodale; a son, Larry R. Goodale; three daughters, Donna M. Quill, Roberta C. Tulloch and Mary L. Chauncey, all of Worcester; two brothers, Donald Goodale of Levant, Maine, and Frank Barker of Oxford; five sisters, Genevieve West of Levant, Maine, Gayle Robichaud of Carmel, Maine, Carline Pelletier of Bangor, Maine, Gerry Witik of Terryville, Conn., and Madeline Gordon of Enfield, Conn.; 12 grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A daughter, Diane A. MacRae of Worcester, died in 1989. He was born in Bangor, son of Harry and Madeline (Barker) Goodale, and lived here since 1965.
Mr. Goodale served in the Maine National Guard. He worked part time at Worcester Plaza Garage, retiring recently. He was previously a machinist for more than 20 years at Whitin Machine Works in Whitinsville.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday in Morin Funeral Home, 298 Grafton St. Burial will be in Hope Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow.



Headline: Robert H. Bates, 44
Publication Date: September 06, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Robert H. Bates, 44, of 1263 Silver Lake St. died Monday at home, of carcinoma of the esophagus.
He leaves his father, Charles H. Bates of Athol; three brothers, Glenn D. Bates and Carl Robichaud, both of Athol, and Victor E. Bates of Greenfield; a sister, Donna Rotepel of Jersey City, N.J.; a close friend, Joseph B. Paiva of Athol; nephews and nieces. He was born in Athol, son of Geraldine M. (Fuller) Bates, and lived in Athol for 24 years. He graduated from Athol High School in 1968 and attended Wachusett Community College in Gardner and the University of Hawaii.
Mr. Bates had been a laboratory technician at the Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston. He previously worked at the Faulkner Hospital in Jamaica Plain, Boston. He worked in Boston for 20 years. He served in the United States Army from 1969-1972 in the Pacific Area Command in Hawaii.
Following cremation, graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in Silver Lake Cemetery. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Athol Community Health Service, 423 Main Street, Athol 01331. Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main Street, is directing arrangements.



Headline: Robert H. Dodge, 97
Publication Date: April 01, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LANCASTER - Robert H. Dodge, 97, of 53 High St. Ext., a printer for many years, died Friday at home after a short illness.
He leaves his wife, Rozel (Wright) Dodge; a son, Paul W. Dodge of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; two stepdaughters, Lorna J. Robichaud of Charlton and Carol Ann Hammer of Franklin, N.H.; a brother, Ernest R. Dodge of Springfield, Vt.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. A son, Robert H. Dodge Jr. of Lancaster, was killed in action during World War II. He was born in Montpelier, Vt., son of Don H. and Nellie (Haran) Dodge, and came to Lancaster in 1915. He lived briefly in Worcester before returning here many years ago. He graduated from South Lancaster Academy
Mr. Dodge was a printer at E.E. Miles Bindery in South Lancaster for many years, retiring in 1962. He then worked part time at the business until 1982. He was once a printer in Worcester.
He was a member of Village Seventh-day Adventist Church and the Lancaster Golden Age Club.
A private funeral service will be held in Montpelier, Vt. Burial will be in Montpelier. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701. Queen Chapel, 658 Main St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Robert H. Heins, 75
Publication Date: September 19, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LE ROY, N.Y. - Robert H. Heins, 75, of Ocala, Fla., formerly of Le Roy, and Fitchburg, Mass., a noted concert singer, died Saturday in Heywood Hospital, Gardner, Mass., after a short illness.
He leaves two daughters, Paula Heins of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Robin Upson of Le Roy; three sisters, Helen Reilly and Emma Lord, both of Fitchburg, and Doris Robichaud of Orange; four grandchildren; nephews and nieces; his former wife, Barbara T. Heins of Le Roy; and a close friend, Nelda Hammers of Ocala, with whom he lived. He was born in Fitchburg, son of Willie and Emma (Berndt) Heins, and lived here 31 years before moving to Florida in 1989. He had a summer home in Ashburnham for some years. He graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1936 and New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
He was an Army veteran of World War II. He was a plant superintendent at Federal Mogul Corp. in Le Roy for many years before he retired. Mr. Heins was a noted concert and operatic baritone. He was a longtime leading baritone of the Rochester Opera Theatre, and appeared in many concerts and recitals in New York State, New England and Virginia. He also sang leading roles in two musicals with the Batavia Rotary Club. He appeared in concert at the Wallace Planetarium in Fitchburg and the Fitchburg Public Library, and was recently the guest soloist with the Bel Canto Singers of Fitchburg. He was a longtime soloist at many churches in the Fitchburg area. He recently sang in concerts at the Appleton Museum in Ocala, the Chamber Music Society of Ocala and the Central Florida Symphony. He was a member of Aurora Lodge of Masons in Fitchburg.
Memorial services will be held at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Ashburnham Memorial Chapel, 33R Main St., Ashburnham. After cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours.



Headline: Robert P. Gaillardet, 70
Publication Date: October 02, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Robert P. "Bob" Gaillardet, 70, of 17 South St., a veteran of three wars, a career Navy man for 30 years, and a retired hospital worker, died yesterday at home after a long battle with cancer.
He leaves his wife of 49 years, Gloria O. (Robichaud) Gaillardet; a son, William Gaillardet of Fitchburg; four daughters, Barbara Wright of Indianapolis, Jean Gaillardet-Capeless of Bolton, Joan Dantini of Bedford, N.H., and Sheryl Gaillardet of Templeton; a brother, Paul Gaillardet of Midland, Texas; a sister, Charlene Davis of Leominster; and five grandchildren. He was born in Leominster, son of Emile and Marion (Davis) Gaillardet, and lived here many years. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the European-African-Middle Eastern theater and the Asian-Pacific theater; the Korean War, serving off Korea; and the Vietnam War, serving off Vietnam. He served on nine ships, including the USS Boston.
Mr. Gaillardet served in the Navy for 30 years, retiring as a senior chief boatswain's mate in 1972. He was a central supply worker at Leominster Hospital for 13 years, retiring in 1986. He was a member of Holy Family of Nazareth Church and Leominster Lodge of Elks. He was a charter member of the USS Boston Shipmates and coordinator of its "Welcome Aboard" program. He was a member of the Franco-American War Veterans, the Fleet Reserve Association and Leominster Post, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
The funeral will be held Wednesday from M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Holy Family of Nazareth Church, 800 Union St. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Fleet Reserve Association, 125 Northwest St., Alexandria, Va. 22314.



Headline: Robichaud memorial
Publication Date: May 15, 1997
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - A memorial Mass for Irene A. (Bond) Robichaud, 90, formerly of 161 Spruce St., who died Dec. 28, 1996, will be 10 a.m. Monday in St. Cecilia's Church, 170 Mechanic St. Burial will follow in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. David H. Curley Funeral Home, 89 West St., is directing arrangements.



Headline: Roland A. Robichaud
Publication Date: October 21, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Roland A. Robichaud, 78, of 502 Mechanic St. died Wednesday night in Leominster Hospital after a short illness.
He leaves his wife of 56 years, Exilda M. (Tatro) Robichaud; a son, Richard A. Robichaud of Leominster; three daughters, Carole Desmarais of Fitchburg, Barbara Doss of Westminster and Sandra "Sandy" Robichaud of Leominster; a sister, Pearl Rainville of Leominster; nine grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Leominster, son of Arthur and Albertina (Proulx) Robichaud, and lived here all his life.
Mr. Robichaud was a machinist at Leominster Tool Co. for 28 years, retiring in 1980. He previously worked at Standard Tool Co. He was a member of St. Cecilia's Church, the Society de St. Jean Baptiste, the Leominster Senior Citizens and Leominster Aerie, Fraternal Order of Eagles. He was a member of the Quechee Deer Club in Vermont and a life member of the Leominster Sportsmen's Club.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St. Burial will be in the Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham 01701.



Headline: Rosa C. Robichaud, 41
Publication Date: July 15, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts HUDSON - Rosa C. (Sousa) Robichaud, 41, of 180 River St., Waltham, formerly of Mason Street, died Saturday in Waltham-Deaconess Hospital.
She leaves her husband of 17 years, Emerie Robichaud; her mother, Angelina (Cabral) Sousa Carvalho of Hudson; a brother, Joseph C. Sousa of Fredericksburg, Va.; three sisters, Maria S. Carvalho of Bolton, Ines C. Leonardo and Helen C. Chaves, both of Hudson; nephews and nieces; a grandnephew; and three grandnieces. She was born in Santa Maria, the Azores, daughter of Antonio Sousa, and lived here 34 years before moving to Waltham in 1993. She attended Hudson High School.
Mrs. Robichaud was a technician at GTE Corp. in Westboro.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., with a Mass at 9 a.m. in St. Michael's Church, 21 Manning St. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery. Calling hours are 5 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.



Headline: Rosario J. Trepanier, 93
Publication Date: September 17, 1998
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
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WORCESTER - Rosario J. Trepanier, 93, formerly of 94 Whitmarsh Ave., a longtime salesman, died Tuesday in the Life Care Center of Auburn after an illness.
His wife, Evangeline (Robichaud) Trepanier, died in 1983. He leaves a son, William H. Trepanier of Thompson; a daughter, Barbara B. Trepanier of Auburn; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. His first wife, Elsie (Wooldridge) Trepanier, died in 1967. He was born in New Bedford, son of Octave and Hermine
(Lemare) Trepanier, and lived in Worcester for more than 50 years.


Headline: Rose M. Richer, 99
Publication Date: May 08, 1995
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts WINCHENDON - Rose M. (Brousseau) Richer, 99, of 118 Highland St., longtime co-owner of Brousseau's Package Store, died yesterday at Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Gardner.
Her husband, Honore Richer, died in 1956. She leaves a daughter, Joan T. Robichaud of Winchendon; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. She was born in Winchendon, daughter of Severe and Rosanne (Robarge) Brousseau, and lived here all her life. She graduated from Murdock High School in 1916.
She co-owned Brousseau's Package Store for many years until it closed in 1984.
Mrs. Richer was a communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, and a member of its choir for more than 50 years. She was a member of St. Anne's Sodality. She was a former treasurer of the St. Catherine Society, and a charter member of the Daughters of Isabella.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Fletcher Funeral Home, 70 Pleasant St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce St. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church Memorial Fund, 52 Spruce St., Winchendon, 01475; or to the Gardner Visiting Nursing Association, 95 Mechanic St., Gardner, 01440.



Headline: Rose Marie Remal, 83
Publication Date: February 26, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts LEOMINSTER - Rose Marie (LeBlanc) Remal, 83, of 214 Tisdale St., died yesterday in Burbank Hospital, Fitchburg, after an illness.
Her husband, Rey C. Remal, died in 1971. She leaves a son, Ronald Remal of Lunenburg; three daughters, Barbara Lawrence of Leominster, Kathleen Edmond of Fitchburg and Sandra Rocheleau of Rindge, N.H.; five sisters, Edith Roberge, Dora Franciosi, Evangeline Saucier, Irene Connors and Jeanne Saucier, all of Leominster; 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of Jean and Delphine (Robichaud) LeBlanc, and lived here most of her life.
Mrs. Remal was a member of St. Cecilia's Church and the Leominster Senior Citizens.
The funeral will be today from M.A. Simard & Son Funeral Home, 14 Walker St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St. Burial will be in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. Calling hours were held last night. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Diabetes Research, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Development Office, 55 Lake Ave., North, Worcester, 01655.



Headline: Rose Pagnotta, 90
Publication Date: December 23, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: C4
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Rose (Ruberti) Pagnotta, 90, of Hillcrest Nursing Home, 94 Summer St., formerly of 37 Walnut St., died Saturday night in Burbank Hospital after an illness.
Her husband, Dominico Pagnotta, died in 1978. She leaves two sons, Alphonse Pagnotta of Fitchburg and Leonard D. Pagnotta of Medfield; a daughter, Mary Robichaud of Fitchburg; a brother, Lawrence Ferrarelli of Sunrise, Fla.; a sister, Lena Autorino of Montclair, N.J.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Lacidonia, Avellino, Italy, daughter of Leonardo and Santina (Comagnia) Ruberti, and lived here more than 70 years.
Mrs. Pagnotta was an assembler for many years at the former Foster Grant Co., Leominster, before she retired. She was a member of St. Anthony de Padua Church and its Our Lady of Mount Carmel Society.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Lavery-Chartrand Funeral Home, 99 Summer St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony de Padua Church, 84 Salem St. Burial will be in St. Bernard's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight.



Headline: Scott M. Babineau, 26
Publication Date: January 07, 1992
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Scott M. Babineau, 26, of 86 Coburn Ave. was dead on arrival Friday at the University of Massachusetts Hospital, Worcester, from injuries suffered in a one-car accident on Route 68 in Otter River.
He leaves his wife, Tina M. (Miettinen) Babineau; three daughters, Tia M., Tara M. and Sky M. Babineau, all at home; his father, Arnold J. Babineau of Baldwinville; his mother, Shirley (Melton) Jacobs of Madisonville, Ky.; two brothers, Stephen M. and Stanley M. Babineau, both of Winchendon; his paternal grandmother, Maria (Robichaud) Babineau of Gardner; his maternal grandmother, Elizabeth (Finn) Melton of Madisonville, Ky.; aunts and uncles; nephews and nieces. His sister, Deborah M. Fisher, died in 1983. Mr. and Mrs. Babineau were married March 3, 1984. He was born in Gardner, and lived here all his life.
Mr. Babineau was a maintenance worker at Eastwood Pines Nursing Home. He was a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Dufault-Boucher
Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St. The Rev. Alston R. Chace will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 1 to 2 p.m. tomorrow. Flowers may be sent, or memorial contributions made to the Templeton Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 4, Templeton, 01436; or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 49 Walpole St., Norwood, 02062.



Headline: Services for Landry
Publication Date: March 30, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Committal services for Anita M. (Robichaud) Landry, 71, of Robichaud, New Brunswick, Canada, formerly of Bel Air Drive, will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow in the chapel of St. Joseph's Cemetery. Burial will be in the cemetery.
Mrs. Landry died March 24 in Dr. George L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton, New Brunswick, after a short illness. Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., is directing local arrangements.



Headline: Wacy F. Sokolowski, 70
Publication Date: November 19, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A8
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Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Wacy F. Sokolowski, 70, of 105 Sand St. died yesterday in Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital after an illness.
He leaves his wife, Marjorie A. (Fucile) Sokolowski; four sons, John W. Sokolowski of York, Pa., Kurt S. Sokolowski of Wayland, Alan J. Poirier and Gerald J. Poirier, both of Gardner; three daughters, Kristina M. Geis of Turnersville, N.J., Sharon F. Leger of Leominster, and Rosemary Southwick, of Hubbardston; a brother, Anthony A. Sokolowksi of Gardner; three sisters, Victoria J. Hadmack and Jennie M. Bessette, both of Gardner, and Irene Robichaud of Orange; 16 grandchildren; nephews and nieces. He was born in Gardner, son of Wladyslaw and Josephine (Modeska) Sokolowski, and lived here all his life.
He graduated from Gardner High School in 1939. At Gardner High, he set a record in the 100-yard butterfly swimming record, which held until several years ago.
Mr. Sokolowski was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving in the European-African-Middle Eastern theater. He saw action in in the invasions of Sicily, Cape Bon, Tunisia, Salerno, Anzio, and the Pentelleria landing in North Sicily. He received five Battle Stars.
Mr. Sokolowski worked for the City of Gardner for 30 years, most recently in the Gardner Fire Department. He retired in 1976.
Mr. Sokolowski was a communicant of Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, and a member of Gardner Lodge of Elks and the AARP. He was a former member of the Jackson Eagles and a founding member the South Gardner Golf Association. Mr. Sokolowski was a member of Post 905, Veterans of Foreign Wars; Chapter 70, Disabled American Veterans; the Polish American Veterans of Greater Gardner; and the P.T. Boats Association in Memphis, Tenn.
Military funeral services will be held Thursday from John H. Mack Funeral Home, 91 Vernon St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 166 Cross St. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. tomorrow. Members of Gardner Lodge of Elks will meet there at 7 p.m. tomorrow to conduct a ritual. Members of Post 905, Veterans of Foreign Wars; and Gardner Chapter 70, Disabled American Veterans, will meet there at 7:10 p.m. tomorrow to conduct a ritual. Members of the Polish Veterans of Greater Gardner will meet there at 7:15 p.m. tomorrow to conduct a ritual.
Memorial donations may be made to the Sacred Heart School Fund, 166 Cross St., Gardner, 01440; or the Professional Golf Association Scholarship Fund, 1 Audubon St., Wakefield, 01880.



Headline: Wilfred C. Mallet, 93
Publication Date: September 12, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Wilfred C. Mallet, 93, of 20 Lakeview Ave. died Tuesday in the Wachusett Manor Nursing Home in Gardner.
His first wife, Leonie (Chiasson) Mallet, died in 1967. His second wife, Claudia H. (Ohlson) Mallet, died in 1994. He leaves two sons, Gerard J. Mallet of Barefoot Bay, Fla., and Clifford J. Mallet of Gardner; a daughter, Theresa M. Arsenault of East Templeton; two brothers, Docithe Mallet and Livain Mallet, both of Shippegan, New Brunswick, Canada; three sisters, Marie-Anne Quinn of Athol, Sister Olive Mallet of Reliqieuse St-Coeur de Jesus et Marie in Joliette, Provience of Quebec, Canada, and Leonie Robichaud of Shippegan, New Brunswick; five grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren; several nephews and nieces. He was born in Shippegan, New Brunswick, son of Cleophas and Agnes (Duguay) Mallet. He was educated in Shippegan and came to Athol 76 years ago.
Mr. Mallet was a truck driver and office worker at the Athol Manufacturing Co. for 39 years. After that, he worked at the L. S. Starrett Co. for 16 years, retiring in 1975.
He was a member of the Church of Our Lady Immaculate and the Franco-American Club. He was an enthusiastic cribbage player, participating in many tournaments.
The funeral will be held Saturday from the Fiske Funeral Home, 1356 Main St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in the Church of Our Lady Immaculate, 192 School St. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. Calling hours are 8 to 10:15 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Athol Community Health Service, 423 Main Street, Athol 01331 or to Our Lady Immaculate Church Building Fund, 192 School Street, Athol 01331.



Headline: Wilfred Robichaud, 86
Publication Date: February 16, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
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Obituary: Massachusetts ATHOL - Wilfred J. Robichaud, 86, formerly of 87 South Athol Road, died yesterday in the Veterans Administration Hospital, Northampton, after a long illness.
His wife, Alfreda (Ambrose) Robichaud, died in 1986. He leaves a sister, Flora Kendall of Athol. He was born in New Brunswick, Canada, son of Nicholas and Minnie (Roy) Robichaud, and lived here most of his life before moving to Northampton 1 1/2 years ago.
He was an Army veteran of World War II.
Mr. Robichaud was a manager and supervisor of meat departments at the former First National Stores in Maine and Connecticut, where he worked for many years. He retired in 1967.
Mr. Robichaud was a member of Our Lady Immaculate Church.
The funeral will be held Tuesday from J. Edward Murphy Funeral Home, 137 Main St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St. Burial will be in Gethsemane Cemetery. There are no calling hours. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to the Building Fund of Our Lady Immaculate Church, 192 School St., Athol 01331.



Headline: Yolande M. Mooneyham
Publication Date: July 19, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - The funeral for Yolande M. "Yel" (Robichaud) Mooneyham, 49, of 160 Exeter St., who died Wednesday in Leominster Hospital after a long illness, will be tomorrow from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are 6 to 9 tonight and 9 to 10 a.m. tomorrow at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester 01609.
Among her survivors are her stepfather, Edward Lambert, and mother, Marie (Leger) Robichaud Lambert of Fitchburg.



Headline: Yolande Mooneyham, 49
Publication Date: July 18, 1996
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B5
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Yolande M. "Yel" (Robichaud) Mooneyham, 49, of 160 Exeter St., a customer service manager, died yesterday in Leominster Hospital after a long illness.
She leaves a son, Jason Mooneyham of Springfield, Mo.; her mother, Marie (Leger) Robichaud Lambert of Fitchburg; two brothers, J. Fred Robichaud of Fitchburg and Euclid J. Robichaud of Lunenburg; two sisters, Gloria M. Hachey of Windham, N.H., and Denise M. Schultz of Fitchburg; nieces and nephews. She was born in St. Antoine, New Brunswick, daughter of Zenon J. Robichaud, and lived in Fitchburg most of her life. She was a 1965 graduate of St. Bernard's High School.
Mrs. Mooneyham was a customer service manager at W.S. Beauty Supply Co., where she worked for 14 years. She attended St. Joseph's Church. She enjoyed singing, dancing and traveling.
The funeral will be held Saturday from Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon St., with a Mass at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church, 46 Woodland St. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Calling hours are 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow and 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 7 Oak St., Worcester 01609.



Headline: Yvonne F. Robichaud
Publication Date: March 09, 1994
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: B7
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts FITCHBURG - Yvonne F. (Richard) Robichaud, 70, of Lakeside, Calif., formerly of Fitchburg, died Feb. 20 in Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, Calif., after a long illness.
She leaves her husband, Edgar A. Robichaud; a brother, Reginald Richard of Fitchburg; four sisters, Adeline Cormier and Mary LeBlanc, both of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, Margaret Girouard of Fitchburg, and Lorraine Robichaud of Westminster; and many nephews and nieces. She was born in Fitchburg, daughter of Thaddy and Agnes (LeBlanc) Richard, and had lived in Fitchburg before moving to California 42 years ago.
Mrs. Robichaud worked at the former Dejonge Paper Mill in Fitchburg.
She had a been a member of St. Joseph's Church in Fitchburg, and was an active member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Lakeside.
Funeral services were held Feb. 24 in Lakeside. Burial was Monday in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Fitchburg.



Headline: Zoel Cormier, 84
Publication Date: June 27, 1991
Source: Telegram & Gazette Worcester, MA
Page: A9
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Region: Massachusetts
Obituary: Massachusetts GARDNER - Zoel Cormier, 84, of 116 Church St. died yesterday in Gardner Manor Nursing Home.
He leaves two brothers, Melem and Tranquile Cormier; three sisters, Amanda LeBlanc, Delima Robichaud and Yvonne LeBlanc, all of New Brunswick, Canada; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was born in St. Damien, New Brunswick, Canada, son of Guillaume and Apolline (Leger) Cormier, and lived here most of his life.
Mr. Cormier was a sprayer at the former Wiley Manufacturing Co., retiring several years ago. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, the Acadien Social Club and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Aerie 747 of Gardner.
He was a Army veteran of World War II. He received the Good Conduct Medal and the European, African, Middle East Theater Campaign Ribbon with three service stars.
The funeral will be held tomorrow from Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours at the funeral home are 7 to 9 tonight. The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorial contributions may be made instead to a charity of the donor's choice.


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