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Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Friday May 17th, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Saturday May 18th, 2019

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Marie Maillet

Marie (Richard) Maillet, 102, of Gardner, died peacefully Monday, May 13, 2019 in her home with her family by her side. She was born in St. Paul, N.B. Canada on June 15, 1916, daughter of the late Edmond and Mathilde (Boucher) Richard.  Marie was educated in Canada.  She was employed for many years by the former Collier-Keyworth Company of Gardner as a stitcher, retiring in 1981.

Marie was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner and its Ladies of St. Anne Society. She was also a former member of the Gardner Golden Agers.

Marie lived her life to the fullest. She volunteered for many years at the annual Holy Rosary Bazaar, spending most of her time in the “Poutine Factory”.  She was a devout Catholic who watched Mass on television and prayed the Rosary daily. She loved traveling with her husband, her favorite trip was to Rome where she saw Pope Paul II. She loved crafts, knitting, crocheting and quilting. Over the years she had made more than 200 quilts for her family and friends. Marie loved spending quality time with her family, especially playing cards with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

            Marie was predeceased by her husband of 52 years, Eric J. Maillet who died August 19, 1987. She was also predeceased by her sons, Herve R.J. and Jean Paul J. Maillet; grandchildren, Randall, Matthew and Laura Lee Maillet, sisters, Eva Boucher and Madeleine Cormier; and brothers, Aime, Antoine, Anselme, Francois, Gerard and Jean-Baptiste Richard.

            She leaves her sons, Normand J. Maillet and his wife Marion of Athol; Ulysse J. Maillet of Winchendon; daughters, Aline M. Cosentino and her husband Donald of Gardner, and Cecile M. Danielson and her husband Chester of Clearwater, FL; foster daughter, Helen Butler of Gardner; daughter-in-law, Barbara Maillet of Gardner; 24 grandchildren, 43 great-grandchildren, 16 great-great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

            Funeral Services will be held Saturday, May 18th from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 10:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery of Gardner.

            Calling hours will be held Friday, May 17th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

            Memorial contributions may be made to CatholicTV, PO Box 9196, 34 Chestnut Street, Watertown, MA 02471. Please reference in memory of Marie Maillet.


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Thank you for sharing this beautiful tribute to your mother who bears my same maiden name.
Ellen Marie Richard Tannehill

Ellen Marie Richard Tannehill May 17 2019 12:00 AM

A Blooming Basket was sent on May 17, 2019

For a very special aunt - Love, Jean-Guy & Gisele, Anne & Terry, Alcida & Johnny, Marie & Jon, Marie-Louise (Family of Aime & Rita Richard)

Expression of Sympathy May 17 2019 12:00 AM

Ill miss our visits Aunt Marie. Your endless stories, hugs, and that beautiful smile. You gave so much to so many. Youre an angel... then & now. Wishing I could have been a fly on those golden gates when you entered. Everyone waiting, smiling, hugging, and loving you. Such a beautiful site. Please hug dad and tell him I miss him. . My sincere condolence to the family.

Jeannine Perreault May 17 2019 12:00 AM

Aunt Marie was the best aunt anyone could ask for. She is now in a better place. Always remember, you have a special guardian angel in Heaven looking out for all of you. We have many wonderful memories that we will carry with us forever. Aunt Marie will be remembered by all the ones she has touched and may her memory live on forever. God bless you all.
With love and hugs,
Vinnie and Doris

Vincent and Doris Maillet May 17 2019 12:00 AM

A Medium Dish Garden was ordered on May 17, 2019

Expression of Sympathy May 17 2019 12:00 AM

A Mauve Memories was sent on May 16, 2019

Heaven has a new angel. With loving remembrance, Kim, Herve, Erica, and Jean Paul along with our partners, children, and grand children

Expression of Sympathy May 16 2019 12:00 AM

In remeberance of the most caring and loving person I have ever known, my dearest meme! Love always, Rick, Lucy, Christine and Cassandra!

Richard Joseph Maillet and Family May 16 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Marie Maillet

Lucy & Cassandra Maillet May 16 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss Herve !!
Donna Landry

Donna Landry May 16 2019 12:00 AM

A Spring's Bounty Basket was sent on May 16, 2019

You will never be forgotten and will always be in our hearts. Love, Rick, Lucy, Christine and Cassandra

Expression of Sympathy May 16 2019 12:00 AM

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