of Nashua; 80
NASHUA -- Kenneth Courchaine, 80, of Nashua, died Saturday, December 14th at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Born in Westford, Massachusetts, July 20, 1933, a son of the late Fred F.L. and the late Diana (Labbe) Courchaine, he received his education in the Pepperell school system.
A veteran of the Korean Conflict, Ken proudly served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Before retiring, he was employed as a driver with Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Nashua for many years. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 25 in Boston.
Among his many activities, Ken enjoyed playing cards, fishing, camping and traveling in his motor home. He was also an avid New England sports fan.
Ken is survived by ten children Deborah Mortin, Howard Courchaine, Lynn D. Ouellette, Maureen LeClaire, Doreen Gill, Tracy L. Courchaine, Philip Courchaine, Kenneth Courchaine, Pearl Courchaine and Donna Trembley; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; five sisters Olive Brown, Dolores Verloove, Katherine Boule, Valerie Shea and Marlene Beauchesne; two brothers Leo Courchaine and Raymond Courchaine; and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
He was also father of the late Darlene Courchaine and brother of the late Robert Courchaine, Arthur Courchaine, Gerald Courchaine, Ronald Courchaine and Roland Courchaine.
COURCHAINE -- In Boston, December 14, 2013, at Mass General, Kenneth Courchaine, 80, of Nashua. Friends may call at the O'DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 9 to 11 A.M. Friday with his Funeral Service Immediately following in the Funeral Home at 11 o'clock. Committal Services will be held privately. E-condolences/directions at www.odonnellfuneralhome.com. In lieu of flowers, his family has requested that contributions be made in his memory to the D.A.V. National Service Foundation, JFK Federal Bldg., Rm. 1575B, Boston, MA 02203. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O'Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane
(978 or 866) 458-8768.
Published in Lowell Sun from Dec. 18 to Dec. 19, 2013