Louis A. Rousselle; 78
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US ARMY VETERAN
DRACUT -- Mr. Louis A. Rousselle, age 78, of Dracut, formerly of Nashua, died on Thursday January 31, 2013, at the VA Hospital in Manchester following a brief illness. For 55 years, he was the beloved husband of Theresa R. (Paquette) Rousselle.
He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on April 12, 1934, son of the late Theophile & Eulalie (Ockman) Rousselle. He served in the US Army in the 1950's.
Prior to his retirement, he worked as a fork lift operator for Crown Cork & Seal in Lawrence, MA for over 24 years..
He was a communicant of St. Mary Magdalen Church in Tyngsboro. He loved reading, especially westerns, also fishing, hunting, camping, traveling, gardening, telling stories, and fixing bikes in his neighborhood.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his five children and their spouses, Claudette & Donald Duchesne of Lowell, Paul & Catherine Rousselle of Pelham, NH, Jacqueline & Robert Moreau, Elaine & Steven Gaillardetz, Louise & Brian Driscoll, all of Dracut; three brothers, Theophile Rousselle and his wife Ruby of Louisiana, Roger Rousselle and his wife Virginia of Wyoming, Curtis Rousselle of Louisiana; a sister, Patricia Baudoin of Louisiana; 10 Grandchildren, Tasha Batchelder, David and Julie Rousselle, Ryan Slattery, Timothy and Brandon Moreau, Allison and Melissa Driscoll, Felicia and Courtney Gaillardetz; 1 great-grandchild, Skyler Batchelder; also many nieces & nephews.
He was brother of the late Grace Landry and Ralph Rousselle.
ROUSSELLE -- Louis; 78, of Dracut: Relatives & friends are invited to his visitation at the M.R. LAURIN & SON FUNERAL HOME, 295 Pawtucket St., Lowell on Monday Feb. 4 from 4:00 until 8:00 PM. Funeral Tuesday morning with a funeral Mass to be celebrated at 9:00 am at St. Mary Magdalen Church, 93 Lakeview Ave., Tyngsboro. Interment with Military Honors to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, donations in his memory to the Fisher House, PO Box 230, South Walpole, MA 02071. Visit online memorial at www.LaurinFuneralHome.com
M.R. Laurin & Son Funeral Home
295 Pawtucket Street Lowell, MA 01854
Published in Lowell Sun on Feb. 2, 2013