Jeanne Marie Porrazzo Tousignant, 53.
Jeanne was born on November 28, 1954 in Concord, MA. She graduated from Tantasqua Regional High School, Sturbridge, MA, in 1972, from Assumption College, Worcester, MA, magna cum laude in 1976 with a bachelors degree and from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, in 1997 with a masters degree in international education. She studied French and Norwegian at the Foreign Service Institute of the U.S. Department of State. Jeanne accompanied her family on Foreign Service assignments in Brussels, Belgium; Cotonou, Benin; Oslo, Norway; Pretoria, South Africa; and Hanoi, Vietnam. A committed Catholic, she became involved in church activities, community aid and school organizations in the various countries where they lived.
Her funeral will be held on Saturday, May 3rd, from the Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., Southbridge, with a Mass at 11:00am in St. Annes Church, 16 Church St., Fiskdale. Burial in St. Annes Cemetery will be held at the convenience of the family. Calling hours in the funeral home will be held on Friday, May 2nd, from 6:00 to 8:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Director of Development, Cancer Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, 165 Cambridge Street, Suite 600, Boston, MA 02114-2792.
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|Publication:||Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)|
|Date:||Apr 29, 2008|
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