Edward L. Fournier
of Chelmsford, MA
CHELMSFORD, MA -- Edward L. Fournier, 95, of Chelmsford, MA died January 25, 2013 at the Northwood Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Lowell after a long illness.
He was married to Jeannette Yvonne (Tetreault) Fournier with whom he celebrated their 73rd wedding anniversary on Oct. 12, 2012.
Born in Lowell, MA on Dec. 14, 1917, He was a son of the late Richard P. and Ida (Therrien) Fournier. He was raised in Lowell and graduated from Lowell High School with the Class of 1934.
During WW II, He served with the U.S. Army, Company B 1299th Engineer Combat Battalion. He earned the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon, American Theater Campaign Ribbon, the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and the Army of Occupation Medal of Japan Victory Medal.
Edward was a 62 year resident of Chelmsford, who worked as a Carpenter with the Greater Boston Contractors and retired from DGR Builders of Lowell in 1988. He previously worked in the Carpenters Union Local 1010 in Lowell.
He was a communicant of St. Mary's Church of Chelmsford, MA and member of their Holy Name Society. Edward also was a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 9275 of Chelmsford.
Besides his wife he is survived by two sons, Edward L. and his wife Carol (Doran) Fournier of Westford, and Richard L. Fournier of New Harbor, ME; Four grandchildren, Elaine Fournier of Westford, Cheryl Fournier of Lowell, Craig Fournier and his wife, Denise of Hudson, NH and David Fournier and his wife Joanne of Westford, MA, and seven great-grandchildren.
He was the brother of the late Victor Fournier of N. Chelmsford, George Fournier, Louis Fournier and Leon Fournier all of Lowell.
FOURNIER -- Edward L. of Chelmsford, MA died January 25, 2013 in Lowell. Visiting Hours are Sunday 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral Monday, January 28, 2013 at 10AM from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106 MIDDLESEX ST., CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11AM at St. Mary's. Burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Chelmsford. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. www.dolanfuneralhome.com
Published in Lowell Sun on Jan. 26, 2013