Lionel Cormier

Lionel Cormier, 88 of 125 Connors Street Gardner, went to his final resting place Saturday March 19, 2011.

Lionel, was a a valued and active member of the Acadien Social club for 57 years. His years of service to the Club as a Director and as an active member has left a void that will not be easily replaced.

His friendly Smiling face will be sadly missed by those who knew him.

 We offer our condolence to his wife Lena. 


                                                                Joseph H.F. “Phil” Richard
Phil_Joseph_Richard_small Phil, 86 of 213 South Main Street, Templeton, died Thursday, March 24, 2011 in  the Heywood Hospital, Gardner
He was born in Gardner, on April 27, 1924, the son of the late Henry and the late Rose (Pitre) Richard.

Mr. Richard was a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He served on the USS Champlain which helped recover astronaut Alan Shepard in 1961.

A member of the Acadien Social Club for 62 years and a lifetime member of the Gardner V.F.W. Post 905.

                                                Normand Arseneault

Norman, 72, of Gardner, died peacefully April 18,2011 in St. Vincent Hospital Worcester after a lengthy illness. Norman was a member of the Acadien Social Club for 51 years. He was born in Saint Paul, New Brunswick, Canada, November 23, 1938 a son of the late Maxime and Jeanne (Caissie) Arsenault. 
He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Colleen, son Michael and eight brothers, Alcide, Leo, Clarence, Omer, Denis, John, Romeo, Paul and sister Stella Kalhok.


                               Theodule Cormier                                      

                                     July 23, 1925 -   October 09, 2011

theodulecormier_small_small_small_small_small_smallTheodule J. “Ted” Cormier, 86, of 114 Baker St., Gardner died peacefully Sunday, October 9th in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home surrounded by his family.
Born in St. Paul, NB, Canada on July 23, 1925, he was the son of Albanie and Rose (Cormier) Cormier.

                                                         Desire Poirier

DesireDesire J. “Sam” Poirier, 90, of 414 State Road, Templeton, died peacefully Thursday, December 1, 2011 in Heywood Hospital, Gardner surrounded by his family following a brief illness.
Born in Notre Dame, N.B. Canada on November 8, 1921, he was the son of the late Emile and Agnes (Cormier) Poirier. He was a woodworker employed by Nichols and Stone Company of Gardner for 34 years, retiring in 1986.
Desire was a member of St. Martins Church in Otter River, He was a Third Degree member of the Knights of Columbus Council #396 of Gardner, member and past Director of the Acadien Social Club of Gardner, former Chairman of the Nichols and Stone Co. Union, former President of the In Shop Credit Union of Nichols and Stone Co. and was President of the Otter River Recreation Association during the 1970’s.


   Henry A. Jaillet

Henry A. Jaillet, 88, of Gardner, died peacefully Sunday evening July 15, 2012 at his home after being stricken ill.

Henry was born in Grafton, MA a son of the later William and Rebecca (LeBlanc) Jaillet, and moved to Canada when he was 5. His beloved wife Lucille M. (Aucoin) Jaillet died in 2005.

Henry proudly served in the Canadian Army. After being discharged from the Army he moved to Gardner in 1946. Henry worked for Harrington Richardson for many years. Hen was a long time member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, a life time member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, the Acadian Club of Gardner, and the Gardner Golden Age Club. In his spare time Henry enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing pool and golf. Henry was a past Commander of the Former Canadian Legion of Gardner

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