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Gail A. (Pelton)
1931 -- 2015
Gail A. (Pelton) Arsenault, 84 years old of
Leominster, died Sunday, April 5, 2015 in her home after an illness. She
is survived by her 3 daughters Helen Ann Martin of Derry, NH, Ellen G.
Lemons and her husband Larry of Richmond, VA and Jamie R. Filteau and
her husband Daniel of Leominster, 2 sons Gary J. Arsenault of Bethlehem,
NH and Michael P. Arsenault of North Port, FL, a sister Virginia Cardone
of Lunenburg, 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. She was
predeceased by her husband Raymond H. Arsenault in 2006 and by her
sisters Gloria Gravell, Joyce Desilets and Nancy Thibodeau and a
grandson Joseph S. Bilotta.
Gail was born March 11, 1931 in Leominster, daughter of Paul and Doris
(Ringer) Pelton and was a life long resident. She had worked at the
former Tilton & Cook, E.B. Kingman and Foster Grant Co. all in
Leominster. Gail was a member of the Leominster United Methodist Church,
where she was a member of the Prayer Shawl Ministry, Membership
Committee and volunteered in the church office. She was also a member of
the American Legion Auxillary in Leominster.
Tommy D.: Gail was
one of the wonderful mothers in the neighborhood that tolerated us kids
playing with her great sons and daughters in their yards for hours !
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 11 am in
the Leominster United Methodist Church, 77 Hall Street, Leominster.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Leominster. Calling hours will be
held on Tuesday, April 7th from 6-8 pm in the Silas F. Richardson & Son
Funeral Home, 106 West Street, Leominster. In lieu of flowers memorial
contributions may be made to the Leominster United Methodist Church
Building Fund, 77 Hall Street, Leominster, MA 01453
Pasquale L. DelBove
Pasquale L. DelBove
"Pat" died peacefully on October 21, 2014 at Health Alliance surrounded
by his family. Pat was born in Leominster in 1931 and was a lifelong
resident. He was the son of Crescenzo and Giovannina DelBove.
Pat graduated from Leominster High School Class of 1949. He continued
his studies at Worcester State College, while playing drums in a jazz
combo to support his young family, earning a degree in Mechanical
Engineering. He began his career at Foster Grant Co. where he worked for
35 years. He became Plant Engineer overseeing construction, plant
maintenance, and plastic manufacturing. He continued his career in
plastic manufacturing with American Hoechst Co.
Pat was an avid sports fan, a former member of Westminster and Oak Hill
Country Clubs and followed Leominster sports his whole life. One of his
greatest sources of pride was the accomplishments of his children and
He is survived by his wife of 65 years Mildred (Kullmann), daughter
Patricia LaGrassa and husband Joseph of Leominster, son Robert and
husband Frederick J. Doherty M.D. of Milton, MA, grandchildren Emily
Heisig and husband Christopher of Middletown, DE, Adam LaGrassa and wife
Rebecca of Lowell, MA.
Private graveside services will be held at the convience of the family.
Wright-Roy Funeral Home 109 West St. Leominster is directing
arrangements. To light a candle, sign the guestbook or send a message of
condolence please visit www.wrightroyfuneralhome.com
John “Jack” L. Cormier
1931 - 2013
John “Jack” L. Cormier – 81 a life long resident
of Leominster died Sunday, April 28, 2013 in Oakdale Nursing
Rehabilitation, in West Boylston. He was born on October 17, 1931, in
Leominster, MA. He was the son of Lucien and Irma (Collins) Cormier. He
attended Leominster Schools and was a graduate of Leominster High
School. Mr. Cormier entered the National Guard in 1951, and then went
into active duty in the United States Army. He was a Veteran of the
Korean War Era, serving with the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955 and earning
the National Defense Service Medal, and attaining the rank of Specialist
First Class. He also served in the National Guard from 1956-1991. He
worked as an oil burner tech for Leominster Plumbing and Heating. Jack
started with them in 1957 and worked there for 36 years retiring in
1993. He also worked at Do Do’s Phlowers in Leominster for 15 years. He
was a member of St. Cecilia Parish in Leominster, and a member of the
Leominster Senior Center. He is survived by his wife of 59 years L.
Lorraine (Forgues) Cormier of Leominster, two sons John C. Cormier and
his wife Ester of Cooper City, Florida, and James M. Cormier and his
wife Michelle of West Boylston, MA, three daughters Corrine A. Ferzoco
and her husband Pelino “Bill” of Leominster, Susan M. Brown and her
husband Denis of Shrewsbury, MA, and Kathleen M. Monahan and her husband
Joseph of Uxbridge, MA, two sisters Ann Chiumento of Leominster, and
Connie Tucker of Mason, N.H. eleven grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by three brothers Robert
Cormier, Norman Cormier and Charles Cormier, and a sister Gloria
The funeral will be held on Wednesday, May 1, 2013
from the Wright-Roy Funeral Home 109 West St. Leominster, with a Funeral
Mass at 10:00 a.m. in St. Cecilia Church 168 Mechanic St. Leominster,
Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Cecilia Cemetery,
Leominster. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday morning, May 1, 2013
from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
1931 - 2011
Roger J. Cormier, 79 years old, of Leominster, died Thursday, January
20, 2011, in his home, after an illness.
He is survived by his wife of Virginia A. (Nickerson) Cormier, sons,
Douglas Cormier and David Cormier and his wife, Judy; daughters, Debbie
Tocci, Donna Cardone, Dianna Brothers, Dale; sister, Sheila Dutton;
grandchildren, Jason, Tanya, Kristine, Scott, PJ, Sarah, Kevin, Kelly,
Emily, Michael, Megan, Madison, Connor, Carly, and Karen;
great-grandchildren, Isabella, Kayla, Jaxon, Ryan, Tyler, Gianna,
Giovanni, Ava, and Paislee; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brothers, Kenneth Cormier and Donald Cormier.
Roger was born in Worcester on May 4, 1931, son of Louis and Rose
(Mullen) Cormier, and had lived in Leominster most of his life.
He met his wife in high
school, where they were the first king and queen of the Winter
Carnival and have been married for 61 years.
He had owned his own business with his father for several years, and
then was a food and beverage manager for the Sheraton in Newport, RI for
Roger was a member of St. Leo's Church in Leominster, and a former
member of the Leominster Eagles, and the Leominster Lodge of Elks.
"Ernie" Hachey, 79, of Leominster, died Thursday,
December 4, 2008 in the Leominster Hospital. He was born in Fitchburg,
on October 3, 1929, the son of the late Marcel and the late Alma
(Bernard) Hachey. Mr. Hachey attended Leominster High School, graduating
with the Class of 1949. He served during Korean War in the Air Force
from 1950 to 1954. He was a truck driver for the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, later becoming a time keeper in the office. He worked for
the Commonwealth for 22 years retiring in 1992. He was a communicant of
St. Cecilia's Church. He loved is 1965 Corvette. He leaves one sister,
Eva Jerszyk of Hubbardston; one brother, Henry Hachey of Fitchburg; and
many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Eric Hachey,
and his sister, Alice Nadeau, both of Fitchburg.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday,
December 9, 2008 at 11:00 am in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic
Street, Leominster. Burial will private. Calling hours will be held
Tuesday, December 9 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. in the Simard Funeral Home,
14 Walker St., Leominster. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made
in his memory to St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St., Leominster, MA
01453. For more information or to sign our online guest book please
www.simardfuneralhome.com. Simard Funeral Home 14 Walker St.,
Leominster is directing arrangements.
Arlene M. Scorzelli of Leominster; 74 Leominster
Arlene M. (Serafino) Scorzelli, 74 years old, of Leominster died
unexpectedly October 19, 2008 in her home. Mrs. Scorzelli was born in
Philadelphia, PA on October 1, 1934, daughter of Charles and Anne (Reppili)
Serafino and had lived in Leominster most of her life. She graduated
from Leominster High School in 1949 and had a very successful career as
an executive secretary and business woman. She was a member of St.
Anna's Church in Leominster. Arlene loved taking care of her flower
garden, shopping and spending time with her sister. She was happiest
when she was gardening or when she was with her children, grandchildren
and great-grandchild. She is survived by her daughter Diane Flanagan of
Leominster, her son Pat Scorzelli of Leominster, her sister Joanna
Marcoux of Leominster, three grandchildren, State Representative
Jennifer L. Flanagan of Leominster, Erin L. Rivera of Leominster and
Timothy J. Flanagan of Lincoln, RI, her great-granddaughter Isabella M.
Rivera of Leominster, her former husband Pasquale L. Scorzelli of
Leominster, several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by
her sister Jacqueline B. Richard in 1987. SCORZELLI The funeral will be
held on Wednesday, October 22, 2008 from the Silas F. Richardson & Son
Funeral Home, 106 West St, Leominster, with a Mass at 10 am in St.
Anna's Church, 194 Lancaster St, Leominster. Burial will be private.
Calling hours will be Tuesday, October 21, 2008 from 5-8 pm in the
funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to
either the Leominster Education Foundation, 24 Church Street,
Leominster, MA 01453 or the
American Heart Association, 20 Speen St, Framingham, MA 01701.
Can anyone confirm the birth year? Was she really
15 when she graduated?
Richard F. Bourque Sr.
March 14, 1930 - June 15, 2007
Richard F. Bourque Sr., 77 of 42 DuPont Circle in Leominster died Friday June 15, 2007 in his
home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on March 14, 1930 in
Fitchburg, Massachusetts was the son of Ferdinand and Lillian ( Richard
) Bourque. He served in the United States Navy aboard the U.S.S. Wisconsin,
was a veteran of the Korean War, he was awarded the National Defense
Service Medal, United Nations Medal, Korean Service Medal with 1 star,
and the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Bourque was the original founder with
his brothers of Bourque Bros. Carpet in Leominster. He was a member of
the Carpenters Union, Franco American War Veterans, Knights of Columbus
Council 406 in Leominster and U.S.S. Wisconsin Reunion.
He was a Beloved father to 2 sons Richard F. Bourque Jr. and his wife
Margaret “ Peggy” of Leominster, James P. Bourque of Lunenburg, 2
daughters Shirley “Sussie” Bourque-Fruguglietti and husband Stephen, of
Fitchburg, Linda M. Bourque of Greenfield, Massachusetts. 1 brother
Donald Bourque and wife Shirley of Leominster, 2 sisters Leatrice Caisse
of Leominster, and Doris Ducheneau and husband Ray of Leominster.
Sister-in-laws Arlene Bourque and Priscilla Dufresne. 4 Grandchildren
Ashley Fruguglietti, Lily Fruguglietti, Jonathan Bourque and Alice
Bourque. He was predeceased by his wife Alice “Auddie” H. (Porter)
Bourque in September 23, 1991 and a brother Robert Bourque who died
February 6, 1991.
Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery.
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