|Birth: ||Aug. 16, 1924|
|Death: ||Aug. 29, 2008|
St. Joseph County
MONICA E. FREMEAU
Aug. 16, 1924 - Aug. 29, 2008
MISHAWAKA, IN - Monica Ellen Fremeau, 84 passed away Friday at 3:55 a.m. in
Memorial Hospital, South Bend, IN. Monica Ellen Kelly was born in Lowell, MA, to
Thomas Joseph Kelly and Anne Elizabeth Cavanagh. She graduated from Lowell
Commercial College and went on to marry John Wilfred Fremeau on May 1, 1948, in
Graniteville, MA. She was employed for 50 years as an organist for several churches,
including St. Margaret's in Lowell and St. Bernard Church in Anna Maria Island, FL. It
was said that she could make an organ "talk." She also was a secretary at John J.
Hurley CPA. She was a member of the American Order of Hibernian Ladies in
Bradenton, FL, the Legion of Mary, and Ladies of Sodality of St. Mary's Church in
Chelmsford, MA, St. Pius X in Granger, IN, and was a Lady of the Knights of Columbus,
Mrs. Fremeau is survived by her husband of 60 years, John W. Fremeau of Mishawaka;
her son, Jack (Joyce) Fremeau of Jackson, Michigan; and daughters, Rosemary
(Norman) Mathews of Goffstown, NH, and Joan (George A. Jr.) Spohrer of South Bend,
IN; grandchildren, Scot (Lidija) Fremeau of Jackson, MI, Brian (Molly) Fremeau of
South Bend, Joseph Fremeau of Vienna, VA, Michael Fremeau of Portland, OR, Ethan
Foss of Alexandria, VA, Rebecca Spohrer of New York, NY, Kelly Spohrer of Chicago, IL,
Katie Spohrer and George E. Spohrer III; and great-grandchildren, Colin and Owen
Fremeau of Jackson, MI, and Audrey Fremeau of South Bend; her sisters, Marea
Gower of Springfield, PA, Joan (Edwin) Nixon of Lima, OH, and Anne (H. Jeffrey)
Fencer of Wyndham, NH. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, Fir & SR 23, Granger, where
visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. She will be laid to rest at St. Joseph
Cemetery in East Chemsford, MA, with committal services in the chapel at 1:00 p.m.
on Monday, Sept. 8, 2008. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made i n
her memory to St. Pius X Education Center, 52553 Fir Road, Granger, IN 46530.
Arrangements are being handled by McGann Hay Funerals | Cremations | Gatherings.
To send condolences to the family, log on to their web site at www.McGannHay.com .
Published in the South Bend Tribune on 8/31/2008
Saint Joseph Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 01, 2008
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