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Florence A"Flo" Duteau

Florence A. "Flo" (Goguen) Duteau, 93, of Gardner and Port Orange, FL, died peacefully Monday, June 26, 2017 in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home of Gardner.
Born in Gardner on July 20, 1923, she was the daughter of the late Albert and Annie (Cormier) Goguen.
Prior to retiring, Florence was employed by the former JC Penney store of Gardner as a clerk for several years. Many years ago, she owned and operated Flo's Yarn Shoppe on West Street in Gardner.
Florence was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner.
Florence enjoyed playing Bingo, golfing and bowling. She also enjoyed counted cross stitching and won several ribbons for her entries at both the Big E and the Spencer Fair. She and her husband were members of 'Two Hearts as One' square dancing club for 29 years. During their time spent in Florida, Florence and her husband organized and were members of 'Gardner Day', which was a day of gathering and sharing a potluck dinner for all residents of Gardner, MA who either retired or spent time in Florida.
Florence was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Romeo N. Duteau, who died August 20, 2006.
She leaves three sons, Ernest R. Duteau and his wife Kathy of Gardner and Daytona Beach, FL, Robert K. Duteau and his wife Carin of Townsend and Norman R. Duteau and his wife Lisa of Sedona, AZ; one brother, Roger Goguen of Phoenix, AZ; one sister, Jeannette Artymovich of Port Orange, FL; four grandchildren, Lisa Comeau and her husband Randy, Becky McCaffrey and her husband Mike, Amy Gamble and her husband Chris, and Brienna Duteau; seven great-grandchildren, Christian and Alyson Comeau, Noah and Abby Johnson, Sean Patrick McCaffrey and Patrick and Benjamin Rolfe; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by one brother, Alphonse Goguen.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, July 7, 2017 from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 12:00 p.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, West Street, Gardner.
Calling hours will be held Friday, July 7th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul Society or to Holy Family Academy, both at 135 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Florence A. Duteau.
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Visitation Details

Friday, July 7th, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner

Service Details

Friday, July 7th, 2017 12:00pm, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner

Interment Details

Notre Dame Cemetery, West St., Gardner


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Sorry to hear about the passing of Florence. She was a great person.

Yvonne & John McKenne Jul 7 2017 12:00 AM

Flo was a gracious, sweet woman. She will be greatly missed. My deepest condolences to the whole family.

Andrea Damour, MD Jun 29 2017 12:00 AM

Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your dear one. We are thinking of you daily as you grieve this loss. Peace and comfort to all of you.

Angee & Rick McKee Jun 29 2017 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May the soul of your Mother be at peace with our Heavenly Father. May care and love of those around you provide comfort and peace to get you through the days ahead. My sincere condolences. Love Denise

Denise Sarao Jun 29 2017 12:00 AM

Ernie & Kathy, Lisa & Becky, So sorry to hear of Flo's passing. May she rest in peace with Romeo and all the angels who went before her. Our thoughts and hearts are with all of you. Rhonda & Gary

Rhonda and Gary Parenteau Jun 29 2017 12:00 AM

Ernie, Kathy & family So sorry to read of your mom's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. RIP Flo.

Anita & CJ Jacques Jun 28 2017 12:00 AM

A wonderful person

Rita and Herb Jun 28 2017 12:00 AM

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