Normand J. Fortier
PAWTUCKET - Normand J. Fortier, 90, passed away Monday, September 12, 2011. He was the husband of the late Lillian (Fournier), Alice (Gagnon) and Edna(Butler) Fortier. Born in Central Falls, he was the son of the late Odais and Virginia Fortier.
Mr. Fortier was an Army Veteran serving during WWII and was a Master Plumber for many years before retiring. He was a member of the Central Falls V.F.W. and an avid golf and card player. He was also a member of pool and bowling leagues.
He is survived by his children, Normand Fortier, Elaine Murphy and Robert Fortier all of Florida, Susan Kelly of Pawtucket, Michael Fortier of Texas and Suzanne Berard of South Attleboro; sixteen grandchildren and seventeen great grandchildren; a brother, Leo Fortier and two sisters, Rita SanSouci and Peggy St. Pierre. He was also the brother of the late Doris, Joseph Fortier and Bertrand Fortier.
The funeral will be held Friday, September 16, 2011 at 8:30 AM from the COSTIGAN-O'NEILL Funeral Home, 220 Cottage Street, Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Blessed Pope John Paul II Church, (Formerly Saint Leo the Great) 697 Central Avenue, Pawtucket. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Visiting hours, Friday 8:30-9:30 AM prior to the Mass. For online condolences www.rifuneral.com