George D. Bourque – Woonsocket

George D. Bourque – Woonsocket

George D. Bourque, 93, of Mendon Road, died Jan. 6, 2017. He was the husband of the late Grace L. (Dubois) Bourque. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late George and Dolores (Desjarlais) Bourque. George was an automobile salesman for Marcoux and Normandin Chevrolet for 22 years before retiring in 1986. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the LST 375 during WWII. He was a lifetime member of the Woonsocket Lodge of Elks, a member of the St. Joseph Veteran Association, the DAV #12, Precious Blood Senior Citizens, St. Joseph Sr. Citizens, and Woonsocket Senior Citizens Center.

George is survived by two granddaughters Stacey Pettella of Saunderstown, and Kelly Morris of Lincoln; two great-grandchildren Nicholas and Jennifer; two sisters Frances Benetti of Cumberland and Grace Gould of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his two daughters, Elaine Bourque Vanasse, and Cynthia Bourque, and siblings Gerard and Raoul Bourque, Josephine Cartier, Minodore Rainville, Melda LaBon Bousquet, Gabrielle Dolinski, and Rita Gregoire.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, Jan. 12, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph’s Church, Mendon Road, Woonsocket. The family will begin receiving guests at 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery in Cumberland. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.

In lieu of flowers donations to a charity of your choice in his memory would be appreciated. Visit www.fournierandfournier.com for guestbook and directions.