Leo P. Lucier, 79
Telegram & Gazette [Massachusetts]
June 3, 2003
Grafton — Leo P. Lucier, 79, of 11 Murray Ave. a retired accountant, died Saturday, May 31, in UMass Memorial Medical Center — Memorial Campus in Worcester.
His wife of 52 years, Eileen (Bouvier) Lucier, died in September. He leaves a son, Marc B. Lucier of Worcester; two brothers, Louis Lucier of Northbridge and Wilfred Lucier of Millbury; a sister, Alice Rose of Grafton; nieces and nephews. Three brothers and three sisters predeceased him. He was born in Fisherville Village section of South Grafton, the son of John and Dena (Lavallee) Lucier, and was a lifelong resident of Grafton. He graduated from Grafton High School in 1941. He also graduated from Worcester Junior College and Worcester State College. He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as a radioman.
Mr. Lucier was an accountant for 30 years at the former Draper Corp. in Hopedale. He then worked several years at The Bell & Howell Co. in Waltham and the House of Affirmation in Whitinsville, retiring as financial director. He was a member of St. James Church where he was a eucharistic minister, a founding member of the Bereavement Committee and an assistant in the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine program. He played semi-professional baseball as a member of St. James Church team in Blackstone Valley Semi-Professional Baseball League, and he was a coach in the Grafton Little League for many years. He enjoyed gardening, sailing and was an enthusiastic Boston Red Sox fan.
A memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 5, in St. James Church, 89 Main St., South Grafton. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours, however the family will receive people in the church parish center after the Mass. Memorial donations may be made to St. James Church Memorial Fund, 89 Main St., South Grafton 01560. Robert C. Roney Funeral Home, 152 Worcester St., is directing arrangements.
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