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Marcel Leo Couture

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Marcel Leo Couture

Birth
Bromptonville, Estrie Region, Quebec, Canada
Death
23 May 2012 (aged 86)
Berlin, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial
Berlin, Coos County, New Hampshire, USA Add to Map
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Marcel L. Couture, 85, of Berlin NH, died May 23, 2012, at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. Born on December 31, 1925, in Bromptonville, Canada, he was the son of Alphonse and Josephine (St. Pierre) Couture.

Marcel married Annette M. Chalou on October 4, 1947. During WW II, Marcel served in the United States Army as a mortar gunner and participated in the Rhineland Campaign. He received a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, and several other medals for his acts of valor. He was employed at Lessard Construction as a heavy equipment operator prior to his retirement. Marcel was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and walking in the woods and the mountains. He was also a handyman and could repair anything and everything. He had a great sense of humor and was always smiling and joking. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles serving as president in the 1970's.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son Roney Couture, daughters Janet Couture and Karen Morton, brother Raymond Couture, and sister Rita Pinard.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Annette (Chalou) Couture; sons Terry Couture and wife Carol of Longwood FL, Wayne Couture of Franklin NH, and Jerry Couture of Berlin NH; daughters Shirlene Couture of Gorham NH, Linda Villard and husband Charles, Jr., of Coventry CT, and Pamela Tardif of Ashland NH; brothers Maurice Couture and wife Pierrette of Berlin NH, and Joseph Couture and wife Denise of Tampa FL; grandchildren Michelle Lattier, Christopher Guay, Jarod Guay, Charles Villard III, Scott Villard, Jason Couture, Brandyn Morton, Crystal Tardif, Cheatham Tardif, Nicholas Couture, Samuel Couture, and Aleesia Couture; great-grandchildren Madison, Avery, Zander, Jannah, Jayse, Peyton, and Declan; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am Tuesday, May 29, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin . Burial with military honors will follow at St. Kieran Cemetery in Berlin. Calling hours will be held from 2-8 p.m., Monday, May 28, at the Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin NH.

(Obituary from Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin NH)
Marcel L. Couture, 85, of Berlin NH, died May 23, 2012, at Androscoggin Valley Hospital in Berlin. Born on December 31, 1925, in Bromptonville, Canada, he was the son of Alphonse and Josephine (St. Pierre) Couture.

Marcel married Annette M. Chalou on October 4, 1947. During WW II, Marcel served in the United States Army as a mortar gunner and participated in the Rhineland Campaign. He received a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star, and several other medals for his acts of valor. He was employed at Lessard Construction as a heavy equipment operator prior to his retirement. Marcel was an outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and walking in the woods and the mountains. He was also a handyman and could repair anything and everything. He had a great sense of humor and was always smiling and joking. He was a member of the American Legion, the VFW, and the Fraternal Order of Eagles serving as president in the 1970's.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his son Roney Couture, daughters Janet Couture and Karen Morton, brother Raymond Couture, and sister Rita Pinard.

He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Annette (Chalou) Couture; sons Terry Couture and wife Carol of Longwood FL, Wayne Couture of Franklin NH, and Jerry Couture of Berlin NH; daughters Shirlene Couture of Gorham NH, Linda Villard and husband Charles, Jr., of Coventry CT, and Pamela Tardif of Ashland NH; brothers Maurice Couture and wife Pierrette of Berlin NH, and Joseph Couture and wife Denise of Tampa FL; grandchildren Michelle Lattier, Christopher Guay, Jarod Guay, Charles Villard III, Scott Villard, Jason Couture, Brandyn Morton, Crystal Tardif, Cheatham Tardif, Nicholas Couture, Samuel Couture, and Aleesia Couture; great-grandchildren Madison, Avery, Zander, Jannah, Jayse, Peyton, and Declan; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am Tuesday, May 29, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish in Berlin . Burial with military honors will follow at St. Kieran Cemetery in Berlin. Calling hours will be held from 2-8 p.m., Monday, May 28, at the Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin NH.

(Obituary from Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, Berlin NH)


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