Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Jerome Mayotte, Cimetière Saint-Joseph, Chelmsford, Massachusetts

Jerome Mayotte was the son of Olympe (Jean-Louis, Eualie Roberge) and Marie Alice Blanche Jodoin (Joseph, Parmelie Dupont). He was born c. 1913 in Lowell, MA, the brother of Louis, Olympe Gerard,  Celine, Therese, Gerard and Robert. He died 17 April 1938 and was buried in Section Q, lot 89 on 20 April, 1938. His obituary appears in the 18 April 1938 edition of the Lowell Sun on page 3.


Jerome Mayotte, husband of Blanche (Bernard) Mayotte of 235 Pleasant street, Dracut died last night at St. Joseph's hospital after a short illnes, aged 24 years. He leaves his wife; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Olympe (Jodoin) Mayotte; two sisters, Mrs. Albert Beaudry and Miss Therese Mayotte and two brothers, Girard and Albert Mayotte of Lowell. The body was removed to the Archambault funeral home at 205 Pawtucket street where relatives and friends may call.

Published 20 April 1938 in The Lowell Sun, pg. 3.


The funeral of Jerome Mayotte of 235 Pleasant street, Dracut who died Sunday at St. Joseph's hospital took place this morning at 8'oclock from the funeral home, 205 Pawtucket street. Many relatives and friends, including many from out-of-town were present. At 9 o'clock at St. Jean Baptiste church a solemn high funeral mass was celebrated by Rev. Arthur O. Mercier of St. Therese church, Dracut, assisted by Rev. Narcisse Cotnoir, O M I, as deacon and Rev. Alphone Breault, O M I, as sub-deacon. Seated on the sanctuary was Rev. Eugene Fournier O M I., of St. Joseph's church. The choir, under the direction of Georges Ayotte, sang the requiem mass by Pietro a Yon. The solos were sustained by Eugene Corbeil, Rodolphe Morirsette, Lionel Turcotte and Lucien Morrisette. As the body was taken from the church, Requiem ? was sung by the choir. Mrs. Georges Ayotte was the organist. The bearers were Gerard ?, Leo Blanchette, Arthur Michelin, Gerard Jodoin, Arthur Paradis and Donald Chaput. Burial was in the family lot in St. Joseph's cemetery were committal prayers were read by Rev. Fr. Mercier. There were many flowers. Funeral Directors Amdee Archambault & Sons were in charge.

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