Louis C. Dufresne
Sgt. Louis C. Dufresne (ret BPD) 86 years of Brockton died Saturday July 26,2008 at his home surrounded by his family after a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Pauline M. (King) Dufresne. He was born and raised in Brockton a son of the late Edmund and Mary (Avery) Dufresne and remained a lifelong resident of the city. He left high school to serve in the CCC planting trees in Colorado.
During WWII Mr. Dufresne served in the US Army in England. He retired as a sergeant from the Brockton Police Department after 25 years of service. Mr. Dufresne was a member of the Club National, an avid golfer and a member of DW Field Golf Course. He aced two holes in one and was proud of his lowest score of 67. He also enjoyed Boston College football, the Patriots and Red Sox.
Mr. Dufresne is survived by his three sons Peter Dufresne of Brockton; Paul Dufresne and his wife Kerry of Sagamore Beach and Michael Dufresne and his wife Linda of Lakeville. He was the grandfather of Danielle, Michael, Lauren, Kara and David Dufresne and the great grand father of Taylor and Jackson. He was the brother of George, Edmund and John Dufresne all of Brockton, Eva May Rocha of Taunton and the late Richard, Gerald, Albert and Louise Dufresne,Florence Mahan, Evangaline Landry and Beatrice Muniz. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.
Funeral from the Conley Funeral Home 138 Belmont St. (Rte 123) Brockton Wednesday at 8 am. Funeral Mass in Christ The King Parish/ St. Colman Church at 9 am. Burial in Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton. Visiting hours Tuesday 4-8 pm. Donations in Louis’ name may be made to Beacon Hospice 529 Main St. Suite 101, Charlestown, MA 02129.