Eugene Valcourt of Groton, formerly of Westford; 89, Groton, MA
Eugene Valcourt, 89, husband of Adrienne (Gervais) Valcourt, of Groton, formerly of Westford, died April 20th in Westford. He was born in St. Rose du Degele, Canada September 15, 1919, a son of Baptiste J. Valcourt and Marie L. (Beaulieu) Valcourt.
He served in the United States Army, in the 3606th Ordnance Heavy Automotive Maintenance Company, in ground combat in Iwo Jima and received the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Theater Campaign Ribbon. He was honorably discharged October 31, 1945.
Prior to his retirement, he worked for the Abbot Worsted Company in Westford, the Custance Brothers Painting Company in Lexington and Florian Woitowicz Carpentry in Westford. Mr. Valcourt was a member of the Franco American Club and the VFW Mattawanakee Post 6539, having served as a Past Commander. He enjoyed woodworking, gardening and caning chairs.
Besides his wife Adrienne, with whom he would have celebrated their 65th Wedding Anniversary, he is survived by five children; Dennis Valcourt and his wife Rebecca, Jane Lamy and her husband Leo, George Valcourt and his wife Paula, Suzanne Ricard and her husband Garry, Margaret Collins and her husband Alvin, ten grandchildren; Cynthia Phelps and Brian Lamy, Michael and Matthew Ricard, Jeffrey, Jamie and Ryan Valcourt, Lisa Aho and Heather Picariello, and Andrew Collins, eight grandchildren, Jacob Ricard, Nicholas and Olivia Valcourt, Abigail Phelps, Caleb and Brody Lamy, and Arianna and Anthony Picariello. 2 Step Grandchildren, Alvin Collins and his wife Jennifer, Karen Madden and her husband Thomas, 2 Step Great Grandchildren Kayla and Tyler Duarte. He was pre-deceased by ten brothers and sisters.
VALCOURT visiting hours will be on Thursday, April 23rd from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the HEALY FUNERAL HOME, 57 NORTH MAIN ST., WESTFORD. His funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Catherine's Church, 107 North Main St. Westford., followed by burial in St. Catherine's Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, friends may make memorial contributions in his name to the Alzheimer's Association , 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472. or the Groton Ambulance Fund 173 Main St. Groton MA 01450 FUNERAL DIRECTOR J.A. HEALY SON, WESTFORD. 978.692.6502.
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