Simone Gauthier obit pic



Simone M. (Brunelle) Gauthier, 99, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 25, 2021.

She was the wife of the late Bernard Gauthier, to whom she had been married for 63 years. Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Emile and Florentine (Baril) Brunelle.

Before retiring, Simone worked in the accounts receivable department of Ann and Hope, and at Grace Holmes, both in Cumberland.

Simone enjoyed quilting, needlepoint and traveling with her late husband. The time she spent with her family is what she enjoyed most of all.

She is survived by her daughter, Rachelle Desrochers, and her husband, Robert; her grandchildren, Christopher Desrochers and his wife, Maura, and Peter Desrochers and his wife, Diana; and her great-grandson, Simon Desrochers. She also leaves her sisters, Lucille Bissonnette and Helen Giguere; her brothers, Joseph Brunelle and Marcel Brunelle. She was the sister of the late Roland, Marius, Julien, and Fred Brunelle.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to a Funeral Service Friday, Oct. 1, at 11:30 a.m., in the O’Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Saint Jean-Baptiste Cemetery, Bellingham, Mass. Visiting hours Friday from 10 to 11:30 a.m., in the funeral home, prior to the service.

The family has requested that all guests please wear a face covering.

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