UXBRIDGE/LINWOOD, Mass. - Marcel E. Turgeon, 95, of 40 Cassie Lane, previously of Prunier Street, Linwood died peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family after a long illness.
He is survived by his niece with whom he lived, Helen Guertin and her husband Tom, three sisters Geanne Boulanger of Burwick, ME, Monique Desmarias of Summersworth, NH, and Lucie Middleton of San Jose, CA and several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews.
His wife of 60 years, Palma T. (Couture) Turgeon, died on Oct. 3, 2008. He is also predeceased by a brother Gean Paul Turgeon and two sisters Rita Turgeon and Berthild Michaud.
Born in Dover, NH on March 29, 1917 he was the son of Alfred and Azilda (Corriveau) Turgeon and lived in Linwood for 63 years.
Marcel was a graduate of the Dover School System and the Machantos Business College in Dover, NH. He was a member of the Mumford Council 365 Knights of Columbus, the Meadow View Rod & Gun Club and served on the Bereavement Committee at both Good Shepherd Church and St. Patrick’s Church. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a corporal during WWII. He was a French interpreter and was decorated by the French Air Force as an honorary member of the French Curtorce.
His funeral Mass will be held on Friday, Aug. 31 at 11 a.m. from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge in Good Shepherd Church, 121 Linwood St. Calling hours at the funeral home are Thursday, Aug. 30 from 4-8 p.m. and Friday, Aug. 31 from 9–10:30 a.m.
Donations in Marcel’s memory may be made to your favorite charity.