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Celebration of Life

Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Saturday February 2nd, 2019
2:00pm - 7:00pm

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Kathleen A Fortier

Kathleen A. “Kathy” (Williams) Fortier, 60, of Gardner, died peacefully Tuesday, January 15, 2019 in her residence following an illness.

            Born in Gardner on March 6, 1958, she was the daughter of the late Joseph H. and Barbara (Sargant) Williams.

            Kathy graduated form Montachusett Vocational Technical High School of Fitchburg with the Class of 1977.  She graduated from Henri’s School of Hair Design of Fitchburg in 1986, and was a Cosmetologist employed by Martha’s Hair Design of Gardner for 30 years.

            Kathy was a member of Crossroads Community Church of Fitchburg. She was previously a member of Excel Church Inc. of Leominster and Higher Ground Ministries of Gardner. Kathy was devoted to her faith and prayer. She treasured spending time with her family, and she also enjoyed swimming.

            She leaves her husband of 28 years, Robert M. Fortier of Gardner; daughter, Adrienne Watson and her husband James of Baldwinville; brother, Richard Williams and his wife Joann of Gardner; sisters, Carol Goguen of Athol, and Donna Fletcher and her husband Louis of Gardner; grandchildren, Arieana, Mya and Emma Watson; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

            A “Celebration of Life” will be held Saturday, February 2nd at 2:00 p.m. in Crossroads Community Church, 839 Ashby State Road, Fitchburg. Private graveside services will be held at a later date.

            There are no calling hours.

            At the family’s request, memorial contributions be made payable to the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., PO Box 455, Gardner, MA 01440 to help assist with the funeral expenses.

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Sorry for your loss, what a beautiful person she was and how she loved the Lord, Bob and family we will keep you in our prayers and our thoughts.

Michelle King and Janet Girouard Jan 27 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences to the family for your loss of Mrs. Fortier. May God strengthen and comfort you with his promise of the resurrection. Acts 24:15

Amber Micka Jan 24 2019 12:00 AM

I am sorry for the loss of Kathy for her husband and Adrienne and the rest of the family . But we will see her again in Heaven one day . I want to say I have know Kathy for many ,many years and she was one of the Christians I knew who lived her life serving God and living her life for him. She always had a smile on her face and she always made sure she made you feel loved and cared for. I know she is in Heaven with her wings and is flying around and smiling . Until we meet again .Love and will miss your smiling face.

Donna Jalbert Jan 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen Fortier

Joyce Morneault Langelier Jan 22 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen Fortier

Joyce (Morneault) Langelier Jan 21 2019 12:00 AM

I met Kathy through my sister. Always a lovely person inside and out! Will miss your beautiful smile! RIP!

Joanne Jan 21 2019 12:00 AM

Thank you.

Adrienne Watson Jan 20 2019 12:00 AM

With heartfelt sorrow over your great loss.

Judy Gallant Jan 20 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Kathleen Fortier

cheryl tenney Jan 19 2019 12:00 AM

An Autumn Morning was sent on January 19, 2019

Sorry for your families loss. Love your neighbors Robyn & John

Expression of Sympathy Jan 19 2019 12:00 AM

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