Thursday, August 05, 2010

The Obituary of Joseph Ferron, Lowell, Massachusetts

catching up on some obituaries today..

Published in the Lowell Sun, 9 Oct, 1956, pg. 3

Joseph Ferron, a resident of Lowell for the past 60 years, making his home with his sister, Mrs. Victoria Simoneau, at 33 Cosgrove stret, died last night following a long illness. He had been an employee of the Boston & Maine railroad for many years, retiring several years ago. He is survived by four sisters, Mrs. Joseph gagnon of Chelmsford, Mrs. Blanche Guillmette, Mrs. Victoria Simoneau and Mrs. Yvonne Moran of Lowell; also several nieces and nephews. Mr. Ferron held membership in the Holy Name society of St. Jean-Baptiste church, the CCA club and the Passe-Temps club.

Published in the Lowell Sun, 11 Oct, 1956, pg. 3.

The funeral of Joseph Ferron took place this morning from the funeral home, 311 Pawtucket street. Preceded by a flower car, the cortege arrived at Notre Dame de Lourdes church at 9 o'clock where a solemn high mass of requiem was celebrated by Rev. Lionel Labrie, OMI, assisted by rev. Josephp Guaire, OMI, as deacon and rev. George Lessard, OMI, as sub deacon. Seated in the sanctuary was Rev. Adelard Gagnon of Brockton, a nephew of the deceased. The choir, under the direction of Victor Genereaux, organist and choir master, sand Pietro Yon's requien mass with solos by Frank Filiatreault, Emile Boisvert, Adelard Chouinard and Mr. Genereux. Representing the Holy Name society at the mass were Arthur Chateauneuf, Phillippe Lemay, Vialeur Croisetierre and Henry Bergeron. The CCA club sent Amdee Belanger, Joseph Comtois, Pierre Michaud and Joseph Lafortune.Bearers were John Ferron, Arthur ferron, Paul Maille, Robert Moran, Roland Simoneau and Raymond Ferron.

Burial took place in St. Joseph's cemetery where Rev. Lucien Brassard, OMI, recited the committal prayers, assisted by Rev. Fr. Gagnon.Funeral Director Amedee Archambault and Son was in charge.

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