Cecile F. Fortier, 88, of Tewksbury, died Sunday, April 21st, (Easter Sunday) 2019,
at D’Youville Senior Care.
She was married to Richard A. Fortier with whom she celebrated their
67th wedding anniversary on January 19, 2019 .
Born in Lowell on September 3, 1930 the daughter of the late Joseph
and Helen Belanger, she was a graduate of St. Joseph High School with
the class of 1948. Graduated from Middlesex Community College with a teaching certificate.
Cecile was active in her faith at Holy Family Parish in S. Lowell. She
was previously a parishioner at Notre Dame de Lourdes in Lowell. She
taught CCD at Christian Family, and volunteered at House of Hope.
She retired from Lowell General Hospital Day Care Center. She
previously worked for Lowell Public Schools, Little Sprouts, Ideal
Tape, and New England Telephone.
Besides her husband, she is survived by nine children. Five sons and daughters in
law’s, Robert and Susan Fortier of Lowell, Paul and Kathleen Fortier of
Portsmouth, RI, Gerald and Debra Fortier of Nottingham, NH, Richard
and Dolores Fortier of Oxford, MA, and Donald and Carolyn Fortier of
N. Granby, CT; four daughters and sons in law’s, Suzanne and Demos
Agiomavritis of Northboro, MA, Denise and Steven Jezak of Lenoxdale,
MA, Celeste and Christopher Santos of Tewksbury, MA and Monique and
Thomas Casey of Newburyport, MA; a brother and sisiter in-law, Paul and Elaine Belanger
of Lowell, MA; a sister and brother in law, Annette and Vincent Dennino
of Bristol, RI; twenty four grandchildren, twenty one great
grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Theresa Denommee, and Marcelle McCormick.
Her Visiting hours will be Friday April 26 from 10:00AM to 12 Noon at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME, 106
MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, her funeral Mass will be held at 12:30pm at Holy
Family Parish, 30 Grafton St, Lowell, MA 01852. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. Memorials
may be made in her name to the St. Vincent de Paul-Holy Family Parish,
PO Box 220, Concord, MA 01742, Alzheimer’s Association 309 Waverley