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Marguerite H. Ducat


1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences Gallery
Marguerite H. Ducat Obituary
Marguerite H Ducat Aug. 2, 1921 - Apr 15, 2014 DAYVILLE - Marguerite Helen Ducat, 92, of 150 Ware Road died on April 15, at Westview Healthcare surrounded by her family. She was the wife of the late Albert G Ducat who died on March 25, 2004. They were married at St James Church in Danielson on July 11, 1942. Mrs. Ducat was born in Killingly, daughter of the late Luc and Clara (Boulais) Poitras. She attended St James School, graduating from Killingly High School in 1939. She worked at Majestic in Moosup during wartime. She was a member of the Danielson Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary for 49 years. She was a communicant of St James Church. She worked at the first of the St James Bazaars in the chowder and clamcake booth, and at the Rectory cooking, cleaning, and sewing Baptismal bibs. She was a member of the Daughters of Isabella. Her strong faith was an asset to her longevity. Marguerite enjoyed family gatherings and special visits from all of her grandchildren. Mrs Ducat's fourteen children were her pride and joy. She leaves behind eight sons: James F (Laurel), Paul E (Donna), Bernard E (Maureen), David A (Lori), Joseph N (Pamela), Marc R (Mary), Peter S (Laurie), Timothy A (Colleen) and six daughters: Olive M (Jack) Arters, Jane A Plante, Denise M (Angelo) DeGray, Michele E Cyr (Fiance John Masse), Valerie J (Dennis) Bowen and Phyllis C (Glenn) Juber. She also leaves behind two sisters, Henriette Monahan of Nevada and Estelle (Joseph) LaPlante of Maine; thirty five grandchildren, forty-nine great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She also leaves behind her brother and sister in-laws with whom she shared a special bond. She was predeceased by three brothers, Camille, Armand and Bernard Poitras and two sisters, Lorraine Sugalski and Claire Veilleux. Funeral will be from the Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday followed by a mass of Christian burial at 10:30 at St James Church in Danielson. Burial following at Holy Cross Cemetery. Calling hours will be on Monday from 5:00-8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Danielson Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, c/o Sandy Hicks,28 Seagrave Street, Danielson, CT 06239 or "Save Our St James School", 120 Water Street, Danielson, CT 06239. To share a memory with her family, "Light a Candle" at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com
Published in Norwich Bulletin on Apr. 17, 2014
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