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Norma C. (Guertin) Cormier
March 25, 2022


SPENCER; Norma C. (Guertin) Cormier, “Gram”, 103, of Spencer, died Friday, March 25th in UMASS University Hospital, Worcester, after injuries sustained from a tragic accident. She leaves her 3 sons: David A. Cormier and his partner Karyl Lynch of Tucson, Arizona; Frederick P. Cormier and his wife Dale of Spencer; and Robert J. Cormier of Spencer, and her daughter-in-law Mary A. Cormier; 5 grandchildren: Adam J. Cormier, with whom she resided; Sarah A. Lamas and her husband, Alfredo; Charles R. Cormier; Casey J. Cormier and his wife, Jamie; and Ivy L. Drexler and her husband, Michael; great grandchildren Francisco Cormier Mandel and his wife Bryanna; Charleigh Cormier; Adrien, Samuel, and Luisa Lamas; Karissa and Connor Cormier; Cai and Ari Drexler; and her great-great grandson, Kayden Mandel, and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband, Adrien F. Cormier, who died in 1950; her brother Richard D. Guertin, and her sister Yvette R. Cormier. Mrs. Cormier was born in Southbridge, the daughter of David H. and Lorena L. (Letendre) Guertin, and moved to Spencer where she attended St. Mary's Grade School and later graduated from David Prouty High School. She earned her associates degree from Becker Junior College, Worcester Campus. She worked as a Legal Secretary for Proctor, Killeen & Howard, Attorneys at Law and later was a school secretary, as well as a school department bookkeeper, at Lake Street School for 22 years, retiring in 1979. She was a Cub Scout Den Mother for four years. She was a member of the former St. Mary's Church, St. Anne's Sodality, St. Mary's Women's Guild, and Mary, Queen of the Rosary Women's Guild and Martha-Mary group. She was also a member of the Spencer Garden Club, the Spencer Area Chapter AARP and the Golden Age. She was a member of St. Mary's Choir for over 20 years and a weekday Mass reader and trainer for almost 20 years. She was in the first group of Eucharistic Ministers at St. Mary's Church and became an outreach minister to the homebound. Mrs. Cormier later was a member of the Red Hatters and bowling for the blind group and was involved in the Audio Journal for the blind. She loved taking care of her grandchildren, going on trips, playing the piano, attending prayer meetings and retreats, tutoring at Maple St. School, and helping those in need. The family would like to thank all those caregivers who helped Mrs. Cormier to reach 103. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, May 14 at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, 7 Church St., Spencer. Per Mrs. Cormier’s request, there are no calling hours and the burial will take place privately at the convenience of the family at Mary Queen of the Rosary Cemetery. A birthday celebration will follow the memorial Mass in Mary Queen of the Rosary Hall. Please omit flowers; contributions may be made to Mary, Queen of the Rosary Memorial Fund, 46 Maple St. Spencer. The J. HENRI MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 23 Maple Terr., Spencer is directing arrangements for the family.

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J. Henri Morin & Sons Funeral Home
23 Maple Terrace
Spencer, MA 01562