Lucien L. Bourque 1924-2008.
NORTH GROSVENORDALE, CT Lucien L. Bourque, 84, of Valley Road, formerly of Riverside Drive A number of cities around the world have a Riverside Drive.
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Mr. Bourque worked as a machinist for Power Equipment Products and for the Maintenance Department at Borden Confectionary. A WWII WWII
World War II
WWII World War Two Army Veteran, he was awarded the Purple Heart Purple Heart
U.S. medal awarded to those wounded in military action. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See : Bravery for his service to his country. Mr. Bourque was a member of the American Legion American Legion, national association of male and female war veterans, founded (1919) in Paris. Membership is open to veterans of World Wars I and II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Oscar Swanson Post for 61 years and a life member of the Valley Springs Sportsmen's Club. He loved to fly fish and was very clever at building and creating things in his workshop.
He is survived by a sister, Rose Bourque of Florida; a brother, Alfred Bourque and his wife Evelyn of Putnam, three sisters in laws, Josephine Duquette and her husband Arthur, Jeanne Kruzel and Barbara Bourque all of North Grosvenordale; a nephew, Ronald Duquette and his wife Susan of North Grosvenordale; a great nephew, Kevin and his wife, Misty of North Grosvenordale and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Eugene Bourque.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Lucien's family from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday, November 24, 2008 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 25, 2008 at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial A Christian burial is the burial of a deceased person with ecclesiastical rites in consecrated ground. History and Antecedents of the Roman Catholic Burial ritual
Early Historical Evidence
Among the Greeks and Romans, both cremation and burial were practiced. at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery St. Joseph Cemetery or St. Joseph's Cemetery may refer to"