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George R. "Bob" Fournier
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1906
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Dec. 7, 1998
South Hadley
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA

HOLYOKE George R. "Bob" Fournier, 92, of this city, an Army veteran of the Guadalcanal campaign, died Tuesday at a South Hadley nursing home.

He was a maintenance worker at the former National Guard Armory on Howard Street, Springfield, for 25 years.

Born and schooled here, he lived here and in South Hadley. A World War II Army veteran, he was a technician fifth grade with the cannon company of the 147th Infantry Regiment. He saw action on Guadalcanal in the Solomons Islands in 1942-43 and served on Iwo Jima in 1945.

He received American and Asiatic-Pacific theater ribbons and a Victory Medal. He belonged to the Franco-American Club.

His wife, the former Hildegarde "Kay" Roucher, died in 1993. He leaves a son, Ronald R. of Burlington; a daughter, Joan E. Sullivan of Belchertown; a brother, Roger of Granby; five sisters, Lorraine Zimmerman and Alice Roy, both of Holyoke, Doris LaBonte of Louisiana, Irene Gaudette of the Fairview section of Chicopee and Mary McClain of California; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be Saturday morning at Ryder Funeral Home, with burial in Village Cemetery, both in South Hadley. Calling hours will be Friday afternoon and evening. Published in the Springfield Republican

Family links: 
  Rudolphe Fournier (1884 - 1958)
  Mathilda Michaud Fournier (1888 - 1985)
  Hildegarde A Roscher Fournier (1916 - 1993)*
  George R. Fournier (1906 - 1998)
  Henry J. Fournier (1907 - 1993)*
  Matilda Fournier Grandchamp (1913 - 1989)*
  Alice I. Fournier Roy (1914 - 1991)*
  Rita V. Fournier Grzelak (1919 - 1996)*
  Doris Theresa Fournier LaBonte (1927 - 2014)*
  Loraine C. Fournier Zimmerman (1931 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
South Hadley Falls Cemetery
South Hadley Falls
Hampshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Beckie Cross
Record added: Feb 06, 2011
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George R. Bob Fournier
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George R. Bob Fournier
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George R. Bob Fournier
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World War II/ Served in the Pacific Theater
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 Added: Feb. 6, 2011
- Veteran
 Added: Feb. 6, 2011

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