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Rita Marie McCaie
Born in Rogersville, N.B. Canada on March 29, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Philias and Roseanne (Caissie) Cormier.
Rita was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner.
She spent her life as a homemaker, devoted to raising her nine children. Rita's greatest joy in life was spending time with her children and grandchildren.
She enjoyed knitting socks, mittens and slippers, which she donated each year to the Holy Rosary Parish Bazaar. She also enjoyed playing cards and watching game shows on television. Rita was a loyal fan of the Montreal Canadiens, and enjoyed her yearly trips 'home' to Rogersville.
Rita was predeceased by her husband of 66 years, Jean-Baptiste McCaie, who died May 5, 2008.
She leaves four sons, Lionel J. McCaie and his wife Donna of Gardner, Yvon J. McCaie and his wife Jeannette of Gardner, Rheal McCaie and his wife Lucille of Gardner and Emery J. McCaie and his wife Linda of Gardner; four daughters, Geraldine M. Johnson and her husband Gilles of St. Louis, N.B. Canada, Fernand Collette and her husband Joseph of Gardner, Anne-Marie Belliveau and her husband Everard of Templeton and Sylvia LeBlanc and her husband Charles of Gardner; one brother, Alderic Cormer of Rogersville, N.B. Canada; one sister, Dorina Martin of Moncton, N.B. Canada; twenty grandchildren, twenty-seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Rita was predeceased by her son, Gerard J. McCaie who died in 2009; eight brothers, Gerard, Joseph, Lionel, Wilfred, Emile, Regis, Marcel and Fidele Cormier; and by one sister, Alida Babineau.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, August 20th 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, Gardner.
Calling hours will be held Saturday, August 20th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Academy, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA 01440.
Saturday, August 20th, 2016 8:30am - 10:30am, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
Saturday, August 20th, 2016 11:00am, Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., Gardner
Notre Dame Cemetery, West St., Gardner
Nos meuileurs sympaties en l'occasion du déces de votre mère. Nos pensées et prieres sont avec vous tous. Avec amour Lorraine (Cormier) & Alcide Gagnon
Alcide & Lorraine Gagnon Aug 18 2016 12:00 AM
Our deepest sympathy to the family.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.God bless you all .
Fernand Clarisse& Michel McCaie Aug 17 2016 12:00 AM
Our sincere sympathy, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Your mother was very special, caring, beautiful, mother who cared a lot for her family. She was also a very special ma tante.When we visited the family in Gardner we have beautiful memories of her.She was very excited to see us and ask about the family.We will cherish her memories forever,She will go to heaven to be with mon oncle and Gerard. Love, Gerald and Marcella
Gerald and Marcella McCaie Aug 17 2016 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Rita McCaie
Boucher Funeral Home lit a memorial candle Aug 17 2016 12:00 AM