Minnie Allain, 89
Was a longtime resident of Gardner
Sentinel & Enterprise
GARDNER -- Minnie (Cormier) Allain, 89, formerly of 19 City Hall Ave., died Friday, Sept. 3, in the Leo F. LaChance Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing, 59 Eastwood Circle, after an illness.
She was born Dec. 18, 1909, in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, the daughter of Tilmon and Marie (Leger) Cormier, and had lived many years in Gardner.
Mrs. Allain was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church and its Ladies of St. Anne Society.
She leaves a daughter, Gloria I. Richard of Gardner; a brother, Arthur Cormier of Clinton; seven sisters, Margaret Cormier, Leona Cormier, Amelia Fontaine and Emma St. John, all of Fitchburg, Bella Butler of Ashburnham, Bernice Gaudet of Leominster and Louise Richards of Gardner; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nephews and nieces.
Her husband, Albert Allain, died in 1978.
A funeral service will be held Wednesday from the Dufault-Boucher Funeral Home, Inc. 110 Nichols St., with a Mass at 9:30 a.m. in Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols St., preceded by a calling hour there from 8 to 9 a.m.
Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Boston Catholic TV Center, 55 Chapel St., Newton, MA 02460.