Wednesday, March 19, 2008

The Obituary of Flavien Maille, 1931 Lowell, Massachusetts

Published 18 July 1931 in The Lowell Sun, pg. 15

MAILLE--Flavien Maille, a well known citizen of this city died this morning at his home, 19 Lilly avenue, at the age of 67 years, 5 months and 9 days. The deceased was a resident of this city for the past 54 years and counted many friends. He leaves his wife, Mrs Adela (Gagnon) Maille, one daughter, Mrs Onesime Saucier; five sons, Pierre Maille of Dracut, Mass., Edmond, Herve, George and Arthur Maille all of this city; three brothers Adam Maille of Dracut Mass., Edmond Maille of this city and Henri Maille of North Chelmsford, Mass. He also leaves 27 grandchildren. Funeral notice later. Funeral Director M. R. Laurin in charge.

MAILLE-- The funeral of Flavien Maille took place this morning at 8:30 o'clock from his home of 19 Lilly avenue, and was largely attended by relatives and friends. At 9 o'clock at St. Louis church a solemn high funeral mass was celebrated by Rev. Roland Daudelin, assisted by Rev. Arthur Mercier as deacon and Rev. Remi Maynard as sub-deacon. The church choir, under the direction of Edouard Coutu, sang Perreault's mass. The soloists were Mrs Idola Campbell, Miss Ruth Desrosiers, Messrs. Julie Morrissette and Eugene Guilbeault. At the offertory Mr. Coutu sang Yon's "Domlni Jesu Christi." At the Communion Mres Campbell and Mr Coutu sand Stocklin's "Misereremini Mei." After the libera Mr Edouard F. Gregoire sang " Les Dernieres Paroles d'Un Pere." Miss Ida Mongrain was the organist. The bearers were Messrs. Pierre Maille, Edmond Maille, Herve Maille, George Maille, Arthur Maille and Onesime Saucier. There were may spiritual bouquets and floral tributes. Burial took place in the family lot at St. Joseph's Cemetery, were Rev. Roland Daudelin read the committal prayers. Funeral arrangements were in charge of Funeral Director M. R. Laurin.

Published in The Lowell Sun 21 July 1931, pg. 15

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