OBITUARY

Leo E. Cormier, Sr.

February 2, 1927April 23, 2013
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Leo E. Cormier Sr., 86, of Acushnet, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the beloved husband of the late Hilda (Stephens) Cormier, married 60 years.

Born in New Bedford, a son of the late Donat and Laura Cormier, he was a life-long resident of the area.

Mr. Cormier was an US Army Veteran of WWII. He worked for Comm. Gas & Electric for 42 years retiring as a Foreman in 1989. In his leisure time he enjoyed woodworking, gardening, reading, but most of all he was devoted to his family and grandchildren.

Survivors include: six daughters, Laura Rosa and her husband, Manuel of North Dartmouth, Janice Selley and her husband, Peter, Patricia Szyndlar and Christine Conway and her husband, Robert all of New Bedford, Elizabeth Cormier of Fairhaven, and Michelle Cordeiro of Acushnet; two sons, David Cormier of Acushnet and Leo E. Cormier Jr. and his wife Pamela of New Bedford; 19 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; one great great grandchild; his son-in-law, Joseph Almeida of Heath; a sister, Pauline Smith and several nieces and nephews.

He was also the father of the late Judith Almeida, grandfather of the late Jonathon Cormier and brother of the late Aurele Cormier, Florence Tetreault, Jeannette Burr and Bertha Gauthier.

Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10 AM in St. Francis Xavier Parish, 125 Main St., Acushnet. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visiting hours, Friday 5-8 PM in the ROCK Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visiting Hours Friday, April 26, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, April 27, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Burial
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Joni Wall

May 8, 2013

To Janice, Courtney and all your family, My prayers and heart are with you all during this time of loss. Please know you are in my thoughts, Joni Wall

April 27, 2013

Our sincerest sympathies to the Cormier Family. I know he will be greatly missed by all of you. He was the most generous and sweetest man. I'm sure his greatest joy was the love all of you have shown and given him throughout his life. May God bless him and all of you in this time of sorrow. Love, Brian, Charlene and Ben.

Anabela Shaughnessy

April 26, 2013

Our deepest sympathies to the entire family. Beautiful photos that capture only a glimpse of the blessings. May God give you comfort and peace in the days ahead. May he rest in peace.
God bless,
the Shaughnessy family

April 25, 2013

So many memories of such a wonderful man.
He loved you all so very much!
He will be missed.
With love and prayers,
Nancy Charbonneau

MARLENE LAMB

April 25, 2013

SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS, I KNOW HE HAS BEEN SICK FOR AWHILE NOW, MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AT THIS TIME

MARLENE LAMB

Rosemarie Machado

April 25, 2013

Christine,
I have to work, I wish I could be there for you at this time.
Although I never got to meet him, I know that he was a wonderful man, because he has a wonderful daughter in you. Love to you and my deepest sympathy to you and your family.
Rosemarie Machado

Shelley Mello

April 24, 2013

I would like to send my deepest sympathy to the Cormier family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Karen Jones

April 24, 2013

May you rest in peace. God bless yr family. You will be missed. It was such a pleasure to take care of you.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY