Corinne A. (McDonald) Dufault, 94, of Gardner, died peacefully Saturday, October 2, 2021, in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Gardner, after a period of declining health.
Born in Gardner on October 9, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Alvina (Maillet) McDonald. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1944. Corinne was a Customer Service Clerk employed by Mass Electric and New England Power for 37-years until her retirement in 1982.
Corinne was a parishioner of Annunciation Parish of Gardner. She was a collector of antiques and loved going to flea markets and shopping. Corinne also enjoyed knitting, crocheting and cross stitching. But the time that she loved and treasured the most was spent with her family and friends.
Corinne is survived by a sister, Viola M. Packard of Gardner; a brother, Donald R. McDonald of Gainesville, FL; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her husband of 28-years, George G. Dufault, who died in 1999; a sister, Muriel L. Vondra; and a brother, Leo J. McDonald.
The family would like to personally thank the nurses and staff at Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center for their exceptional and compassionate care.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 8, 2021, from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA, with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA. Burial will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery, West Street, Gardner, MA.
A Calling Hour will be held Friday, October 8, 2021, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Holy Family Academy, 99 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA 01440 or to Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 59 Eastwood Circle, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Corinne A. Dufault.