WHITINSVILLE/SUTTON, Mass. - Alice R. (Gadbois) Boisvert, 83, formerly of Sutton, died on Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 after a long illness. Her husband of 49 years, Raymond L. Boisvert died on May 25, 2002.
She is survived by two sons, Richard J. "Rick" Boisvert of Whitinsville and Robert J. Boisvert of Shickshinny, PA; two daughters, Michelle J. "Shelly" Mombourquette and her husband Roger of Whitinsville and Debra L. Courtemanche of Spencer; nine grandchildren, Liz, Annie, Sarah, Ricky, Becky, Lizz, Matt, James, and Ray; 10 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Vincent Gadbois of Uxbridge and Earl Gadbois of Winooski, VT; a sister, Claire Mastrianni of Punta Gorda, FL; and many nephews and nieces. She was sister of the late Francis Gadbois, Robert Gadbois and Eleanor Rabitor.
Born in Uxbridge on March 24, 1929 she was the daughter of Homer and Ida (Gosselin) Gadbois and grew up in Uxbridge until moving to Sutton in 1965 where she lived for 44 years. Mrs. Boisvert was educated in the Uxbridge Public school system and worked as a data entry professional at the former Whitin Machine Works, Thom McCann, Table Talk Pies, and the Joseph Levett Co. She also owned and operated her own data entry business for several years.
Alice enjoyed board games, cards,volunteer work at St. Patrick's Church and was an avid Red Sox fan. She especially loved her family. She could quiet an entire room by telling her family stories. A former member of St. Anne's Church in Manchaug, she currently belonged to St. Patrick's Church in Whitinsville. She had a great passion for proclaiming The Passion on Good Friday, and sharing her faith with family and friends. She had a most wonderful sense of humor, loved to laugh and enjoyed good natured teasing. "Momotts" aka "Tater Motts" will be deeply missed.
Her funeral will be held Monday, Aug. 13 from Jackman Funeral Home, 12 Spring Street, Whitinsville, with a Mass at 10 a.m. in St. Patrick's Church, 1 Cross Street. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Uxbridge. Calling hours at the funeral home in Whitinsville will be Sunday, Aug. 12 from 4-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Alice's memory may be made to the St. Patrick's Renovation Fund, PO Box 60, Whitinsville, MA 01588.