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Maurice "Moe" Vautour
He was born November 6, 1963, the son of the late Gerard F. Vautour and Rose S. (Aucoin) Vautour. He graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1982, and attended Mount Wachusett Community College of Gardner.
Moe was employed by Caraustar Mills of Fitchburg as a weigh scale attendant for ten years. He previously worked with developmentally delayed clients as a security officer for many years.
Moe was a devoted Catholic who was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council #2536 of Otter River and the Acadien Social Club of Gardner.
He was involved in youth ministry at his local churches, where he taught CCD for St. Edward the Confessor Church of Westminster and Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Parish in Gardner for over 30 years. He served on the SEARCH Team for the Diocese of Worcester. Moe passed the collection basket at Holy Rosary Church weekly and volunteered at both the spring and fall fairs. He served on the security team at the Steubenville Retreats at La Salette Shrine in Attleboro, MA. He was an avid sports fan who loved the New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox. Moe also cherished time spent with his family. Moe will be remembered for his smile, his laugh, his sense of humor, and his generosity of time and service.
He leaves his wife, Ann (Miller) Vautour of Gardner; one son, Jared Gerard Vautour of Hubbardston; one daughter, Mary Rose Vautour of Hubbardston; one brother, Albert Vautour and his wife Mary of Hopedale; six sisters, Francine Pera and her husband Eric of Gardner, Marie Vautour of Falmouth, Helene Vautour of Gardner, Therese Vautour of Groveland, Geraldine Vautour of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Christine Vautour-Burke and her husband Michael of Worcester; his step-mother Jeanine (Bernard) Vautour of Gardner; and several aunts, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and cousins. He also leaves many loyal and committed friends, especially Robert Bettez and Deane Cormier, both of Gardner, who were like brothers to him.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, June 10th from Boucher Funeral Home Inc., 110 Nichols St. Gardner with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St. Gardner. Burial will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner.
Calling hours will be held Friday, June 9th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, CCD Program, 135 Nichols St. Gardner, MA. 01440.
Friday, June 9th, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
Saturday, June 10th, 2017 11:00am, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner
Notre Dame Cemetery, West St., Gardner
A candle was lit in memory of Maurice Vautour
Bob from Pratt Transport lit a memorial candle Jun 11 2017 12:00 AM
It is with heart full of emotions that we extend our sincere condoleances to MOE's family. May you rest in peace dear one. From your extended family from St-Ignace NB, Ma tante Ernestine, Your cousins Raymond,Donald,Jeannine,Fernand & Annette.
Our deepest sympathy! Jun 8 2017 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear of Moe's passing. Maurice and I go way back and I am the better for having known him. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. Father Fran
Rev.Francis A Roberge Jun 8 2017 12:00 AM
I was so sorry to hear of Moe's death. We will miss having him as a catechist here at Annunciation parish where he taught his students so much more than scripture and doctrine. He modeled for them faith, kindness and generosity. With students he had the honesty to acknowledge that our relationship with God doesn't always come easy but that it is one of the relationships most worth our effort of pursuing. As a colleague I will miss his passion for our faith, his reflective questions and willingness to try new methods if they could bring even one student closer to God. Moe, may you enjoy for all eternity the presence of The One who loves you best. Til we meet again at the heavenly banquet my friend. Peace!
Maura Sweeney Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
Dear Ann, so sorry to hear about Moe's passing. He was a long time friend of my family. I was and will be grateful for his friendship and support over the last four and a half+ years dealing with my disability. Moe will be missed by one and all. GOD BLESS YOU AND HIS SIBLINGS. R.I.P. my friend. Jay C.
Jay Carrier Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
Ann and family, I am so sorry to hear of Moe's passing. I worked with him for many years, we shared lots of laughs and some tears. You could always count on him when you needed someone to talk to. He will be greatly missed Hugs, love and strength to your family. R.I.P Moe Lisa
Lisa Jones Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
Had the pleasure of working with Moe at the mill many good times talking and laughing.. He will be missed greatly.
JP Chene Jun 7 2017 12:00 AM
Our heart felt condolences go out to my cousin Maurice's family. My cousin was a great guy. Anyone who talked to him could tell that he had a big heart and cared tremendously for his family and friends. We will all miss him greatly. Sincerely, Dan and Margo Vautour
Daniel Vautour Jun 6 2017 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Maurice Vautour
Boucher Funeral Home lit a memorial candle Jun 6 2017 12:00 AM
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