Genealogy of My Acadian Family / Généalogie de ma famille acadienne - Document

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Sentinel & Enterprise Fitchburg, MA
Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Freda T. (Fournier) Leger
of Fitchburg; 72

FITCHBURG -- Freda T. (Fournier) Leger, 72, died unexpectedly Monday, November 29, 2010 at her home.

She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Roger J. Leger; her daughter and son in law, Nicole and Peter Ghilardi of Westminster and two grandchildren, Macy Ghilardi and Lucas Ghilardi who she loved very much.

Mrs. Leger was born in Fitchburg, March 28, 1938, the daughter of Edward and Lucille (Brouillard) Fournier and was a lifelong Fitchburg resident. She was a 1956 graduate of St. Bernard's Central Catholic High School.

She worked for several years in the transit department at Safety Fund National Bank in Fitchburg, retiring in 1998. Prior to that she worked at Fitchburg City Hall, Hunter Sportswear in Fitchburg and also at Fitchburg Gas & Electric Company.

She was an active communicant of St. Joseph's Church in Fitchburg and a member of its Ladies of Fatima. She was instrumental in the formation of several women's retreats to Calvary Center in Shrewsbury. For 15 years she served as a chairperson to the Sunday night Bingo program at St. Joseph's Church. Her most favorite times were those spent with her grandchildren, Lucas and Macy. She was the greatest memere in the world and will be greatly missed.

LEGER -- A Funeral Mass will be celebrated 10 am Saturday, December 4th at St. Joseph's Church, 49 Woodland Street, Fitchburg.

Burial will be in the parish cemetery.

Calling hours are 5-8 Friday at the Louis M. Isabelle Funeral Home, 316 Clarendon Street, Fitchburg. Please see for additional information.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105