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Florence (Dubuc) Tourigny, 102, of Templeton, formerly of Gardner, died peacefully Wednesday, August 22, 2018 in Alliance Health at Baldwinville, surrounded by her family.
Florence was born in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada on December 4, 1915, the daughter of the late Philias and Rosina (Ares) Dubuc.
She was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner, and its Ladies of St. Anne Society.
A devoted wife and mother, Florence spent her life as a homemaker caring for her family. Florence enjoyed playing cards, walking, and watching the news on television. She also liked spending time at the Hinsdale Greyhound Park in Hinsdale, NH watching the greyhound races.
Florence was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Herve H. Tourigny, who died in 2003.
She leaves two sons, Clement G. Tourigny and his wife Evelyn of Gardner, and Claude P. Tourigny and his wife Rosemarie of Estero, FL; one daughter, Diane T. Brideau and her husband Donald of Gardner; seven grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Florence was predeceased by two brothers, Florent Dubuc and Barney Dubuc; and two sisters, Virginia Oldham and Therese Miller.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 25th from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 11:00 a.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.
A calling hour will be held Saturday, August 25th from 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alliance Health at Baldwinville, Activity Fund, 51 Hospital Road, Baldwinville, MA 01436. Please reference in memory of Florence Tourigny.
My family and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences. May you find comfort in warm memories and coming promises. (Revelation 21:3,4)
Kristina Sep 1 2018 12:00 AM
Diane,we were sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers are flowing your way.
Ed & Jeanne Savaria Aug 26 2018 12:00 AM
We are thinking and praying for Memere, my Dad, my Auntie Diane and Uncle Claude today. Memere lived a beautiful life and we will miss her. I'm sorry I cannot attend but we send our love from Australia.
Michelle (Tourigny), Brian, Ethan, Declan and Patrick Turner
I have been wearing the Paris Eiffel Tower pin that you gave me when I was a teenager. I hope to make it there someday.
Michelle Tourigny Aug 25 2018 12:00 AM
It has been my pleasure to have known her all these years!
I was glad to be there for her at the end.
Father Fran Roberge and the Community of St. Vincent de Paul
Father Fran Roberge and St. Vincent de Paul Parish Aug 23 2018 12:00 AM