Yvonne M. Melanson
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Loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister; 78
AYER -- Yvonne Marie (Cormier) Melanson, 78, of Ayer, died Thursday, September 19, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Melanson was born in Bouctouche, NB, Canada, August 20, 1935, one of eight children born to Jacques and Virginie (Leger) Cormier, and moved to Ayer in 1967 from Waltham.
Mrs. Melanson leaves her husband of 54 years, Gerald J. Melanson; her son and daughter-in-law, Gerard A. and Kim Melanson of Lunenburg; three daughters and sons-in-law, Janice A. and Lindsay Graham of Shirley, Joanne M. and Jay Migrants of Leominster, Linda M. and Matthew Kauppi of Townsend; a brother, Antoine Cormier of Canada; and seven grandchildren, Matthew Graham, David Migrants, Daniel Migrants, Nathaniel Kauppi, Justin Kauppi, Nichole Melanson, and Kristin Melanson.
She was the sister of the late Cleophas Cormier, Geraldine Maillet, Rita LeBlanc, Alfreda LeBlanc, Lina Hebert, and Alice McDonald, all of Canada.
She was a communicant of St. Mary's Church in Ayer, and enjoyed sewing, crocheting, and rug hooking.
For 11 years, Mrs. Melanson worked at the Foster Grant Company in Leominster.
MELANSON -- A funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 A.M., Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at St. Mary's Church, 31 Shirley St., Ayer. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. As per Mrs. Melanson's wishes, there are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to Cerebral Palsy Organization of Massachusetts, 43 Old Colony Ave., Quincy, MA 02170. The T.J. Anderson & Son Funeral Home,
25 Fitchburg Rd., Ayer, is assisting the family with arrangements. Please see www.andersonfuneral.com for additional information.
T J Anderson & Son Funeral Home
25 Fitchburg Rd
Ayer, MA 01432
Published in Nashoba Publishing on Sept. 27, 2013