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Loretta M. Poirier 02/10/2017

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Loretta M. (Gagnon) Poirier, 94, of North Attleboro passed away Friday evening, February 10, 2017 at Madonna Manor Nursing Home.

  She was the beloved wife of the late Gerard J. Poirier who passed away in 1995.

Born June 24, 1922 in North Attleboro, she was the daughter of Eustache J. Gagnon, Jr. and Cedelie (Poirier) Gagnon. She was lifelong resident of North Attleboro until moving to Florida in 1979 with her husband and returning in 2002         to live in the family home on Grant Street.

Loretta attended Sacred Heart Grammar School and graduated from North Attleboro High School in 1940. Loretta worked for many years as a secretary at Prudential Insurance and Mandeville Chevrolet.  She retired as secretary to the assistant superintendent of the North Attleboro Public Schools.

Loretta enjoyed her time with Jerry in Florida, especially going to Disney World almost weekly for day trips. 

She enjoyed a good cup of coffee at Dunkin Donuts, a lobster roll at Panera, and ice cream at Bliss Dairy. She enjoyed travelling to Maine, Cape Cod, Pennsylvania, and Bermuda with her children. She greatly enjoyed family parties and holidays with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.  She also enjoyed going to all of their school activities.

She is survived by her loving children: Marie A. and husband Robert K. Girling of Plainville and Robert G. Poirier of North Attleboro; five cherished grandchildren: Michelle and husband Mike Wagner, Eric Perry, Kerri and husband John Cronin, Stephen and wife Rhonda Girling and Susan and husband Patrick MacPherson;

Adored 13 great-grandchildren: Faith, Allyson, Michael and Marc Lemieux, Nathan MacPherson, Evan and Sara Perry, Owen and Kayla Girling, Anna Wagner, Ciara, Maeve and Aidan Cronin.

She was the dear sister of the late Eloise and Rita Gagnon.

A funeral will be held from the Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro on Thursday, February 16 at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m.in Sacred Heart Church, 58 Church Street, North Attleboro.  Burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Attleboro Falls.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to St. Vincent DePaul Society at Sacred Heart Church would be greatly appreciated.




#8 Nancy/Joel Tatelbaum 2017-02-17 02:47
Marie and Bob
Joel and I wish to send our deepest sympathy to you and all your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers .
Love Nancy
#7 Jim & Michelle 2017-02-16 19:24
Marie & Bob,
So sorry we couldn't make it to the funeral but you know that our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
#6 Doug & Elaine Balmer 2017-02-15 23:11
Marie & Bob and family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of your family. Sorry for your loss.
#5 Jeanne Warchal 2017-02-15 12:14
Our sincere sympathy to Marie, Robert and your families from the Vacher family.
Aime, Jr., Rachel{Dee}, Theresa, Bob, Janet and Jeanne.
#4 Dick Brassard 2017-02-14 13:55
Nice picture - Loretta was hard working and efficient secretary. She was very loyal to her boss.
#3 rosemary toole 2017-02-14 13:12
So sorry for your loss. With sincere sympathy, Rosemary
#2 Nancy Bushee 2017-02-13 19:32
Michelle and family, We are sorry to hear of your grandmothers passing. She was a nice neighbor to us. May she Rest In Peace. Love Nancy and Kevin
#1 Trish Pellegrin9 2017-02-12 21:04
Bob, I am so,so sorry about your Mom. I know you answer she were close...keeping you in my prayers.

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