Tuesday, April 20, 2010

The Obituary of Edouard Savard of Lowell, Massachusetts

Published in The Lowell Sun, Monday September 24th, 1928, pg. 5.
SAVARD -- Edouard Savard, a life long resident of this city died last night at his home, 243 White street, aged 44 years. He was well and favorably known in this city among a large number of friends. He is survived by his widow, Malvina (Otis) Savard; two sons, Raymond of Lowell, and Maurice in the U. S. cavalry at Burlington, Vt.; two brothers, Arthur and Olivier, both of Lowell, and two sisters, Mrs. Joseph Tremblay of Chelmsford and Mrs. Abraham Grondin of Lowell.

SAVARD -- The funeral of Edouard Savard will take place Wednesday morning from his late home, 243 White street. Solemn high funeral mass will be celebrated at 9 o'clock at Ste. Jeanne d'Arc church. Arrangements are in charge of Funeral Director Joseph E. Tremblay.
Published in The Lowell Sun, September 26, 1928, pg. 3.
SAVARD -- The funeral of Edouard Savard took place this morning at 8 o'clock from his late home, 243 White street. Solemn high funeral mass was celebrated at 9 o'clock at Ste. Jeanne d'Arc church by Rev. Victor Choquette as deacon and Rev. Leon Lamothe as sub-deacon. The choir under he direction of organist Miss Antoinette Dion, sang Abbe Pereault's funeral mass, the solos being sustained by Mr. Ed. P Gregoire, Mr. George Hebert, Mr. Napoleon Milot, Mrs. Antoinette Boudreau, Miss Stella Latour and Mrs. Wilfred Payette. At the offertory Mr. George Hebert sang Leybach's "Pie Jesu"; at the communion Miss Stella Latour sang "O Meritum Passionis"; at the end of mass the choir sang "De Profundis" and as the body was being borne out of the church Mrs. Antoinette Boudreau and Miss Stella Latour sang "Faure's Crucifix." The bearers were Messrs. Arthur Germain, Alphonse Bolduc, Ernest Bergeron, Abraham Grondin, Ernest LaBourdais and Arthur H. R. Giroux. Burial was in the family lot in St. Joseph's cemetery. Among those from out of town were Mrs. J. Shea from Boston, Mr and Mrs. Pierre Picard and Miss Lorraine Picard, all from Fall River, Mrs. Edward Brown of Lynn, Mr and Mrs. Arsene Deneault of Manchester, N. H., Miss Claire Deneault, Mrs. Joseph Deneault, Mr and Mrs. Ramsey, all of Pelham, N. H.; Mr and Mrs. Joseph Plourde and Miss Plourde all of Salem, Mass. Arrangements were in charge of Funeral Director Joseph E. Tremblay.

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