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Camilla M. Cormier

December 7, 1947 — January 29, 2021

Camilla M. (Leger) Cormier, 73, of Gardner, died peacefully, Friday, January 29, 2021, in Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, after an illness.

Born in Saint-Antoine, New Brunswick, Canada, on December 7, 1947, she was the daughter of the late Elzear and Estelle (Leger) Leger. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1965. Camilla was employed by Lil Peach of Gardner and Parents Lunch for several years. She also worked at the Guild of St. Agnes in Gardner as a daycare aide. She also dedicated countless hours as a volunteer at Forward in Health of Gardner. 

Camilla was a parishioner of Annunciation Parish/ Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. She loved taking trips to Montana and Maine; and, spending time at the ocean. But the time that she loved deeply was spent with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed doing puzzles, crosswords, and rooting for New England sports teams.

Camilla is survived by her husband of 55-years, Rheal J. Cormier of Gardner; three daughters, Jacqueline Enright and her husband Michael of Hubbardston, Angela Cormier of Leominster, and Anise Jaffe of Montana; a son, Maurice Cormier and his wife Mary of Illinois; five grandchildren, Justin and Joshua Enright, Stella Jaffe, and William and Adam Cormier; two brothers Marcel Leger and his wife Cathy of Gardner, and George Leger and his wife Yolande of Canada; a sister-in-law Anita Leger; a brother-in-law Norman Melanson; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her sister, Denise Melanson; and a brother Euclide Leger.

Funeral Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Burial at Notre Dame Cemetery, West Street, Gardner, MA, will be held at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or on their website ( or to Forward in Health on their website at ( Please reference in memory of Camilla M. Cormier.

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