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Janet L. Fortune Boutin
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Birth: Apr. 29, 1931
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 27, 2011
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Janet L. "Jan" (Fortune) Boutin, 79, of the Aldenville section of Chicopee was Called Safely Home on Wednesday, April 27, 2011. She passed unexpectedly into Eternal Life at her home. She was born in Palmer on April 29, 1931, a beloved daughter of the late George L. and Rosella (Bernard) Fortune. She was raised in the Village of Thorndike, graduated from elementary school there and later graduated from boarding school in Nashua, New Hampshire. She furthered her education and graduated from the former Mercy Hospital School of Nursing in Springfield where she received her nursing degree. During her early years, she was employed as a registered nurse at Wing Memorial Hospital in Palmer and later at the former Monson State Hospital. On July 2, 1955, at Saint Anne Church in Three Rivers, she married her beloved husband and best friend, Armand J. Boutin, Sr. Together they began their family, moved to Chicopee in 1963 and enjoyed over 55 years of happiness together. Jan was a loving wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, sister, sister-in-law and friend. She adored her family and showered them with her love and affection which was returned to her a thousand fold. Her love and care for her family was evident as she enjoyed her home and loved being a homemaker. She was a longtime communicant of the former Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Chicopee and currently a communicant of Sainte Rose de Lima Church in Aldenville. She was a member of the Red Hat Social Club, a member of the Aldenville Senior Center, a member of The United Society of West Springfield, and a longtime member of the Assumption Church Peace Makers who knitted hundreds of blankets and hats for babies in the area. For her longtime community service, Jan received the Community Service Pin from the City of Chicopee. During her leisure time, she enjoyed playing Mah Jong and traveling with her husband throughout the world. Besides her beloved husband, she leaves: her loving sons; Daniel P. Boutin of West Springfield, Christopher C. Boutin and his wife, Diane of Longmeadow, Armand J. Boutin, Jr. and his wife, Robin of South Windsor, CT and Lawrence F. Boutin and his wife, Paula of Chicopee; her four cherished grandchildren whom she adored; Sean and Katelyn Boutin of Longmeadow and Anna and Jonathan Boutin of South Windsor, CT; her dear sisters-in-law, Pauline Davies of Albany, NY and Claire Petrone and her husband, Victor of Enfield, CT; and her many dear nephews and nieces. She was predeceased by her dear brother and sister, Roger G. Fortune and his wife, Janet and Gloria O. Ellsworth. Her funeral will be held on Monday morning, May 2, 2011 (funeral home will open at 9 a.m.) from the St. Pierre Phaneuf Aldenville Chapels, (413-532-9806), 13 Dale Street, Chicopee, MA 01020 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. in Sainte Rose de Lima Church, 600 Grattan Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. Her burial will follow the Mass at Calvary Cemetery, 292 Hampden Street, Chicopee, MA 01013. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home in the Rose Chapel on Sunday, May 1, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The parking lot and main entrance are located in the rear of the funeral home at 20 Lafayette Street, Chicopee, MA 01020. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Pioneer Valley Region Massachusetts Citizens for Life, PO Box 96, Ludlow, MA 01056 or to the Chicopee Council on Aging Building Fund, 7 Valley View Court, Chicopee, MA 01020.
Published in The Republican on April 29, 2011 
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  Armand J Boutin (1932 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Calvary Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Created by: Beckie Cross
Record added: Apr 29, 2011
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Janet L. <i>Fortune</i> Boutin
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Janet L. <i>Fortune</i> Boutin
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Janet L. <i>Fortune</i> Boutin
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