ST. AGATHA - Marcel Chartier, died April 24, 2015 at a Frenchville Health Facility two
days after celebrating his 88th birthday. He was born on April 22, 1927 in
Edmundston New Brunswick and raised in Madawaska. He was the son of John
and Bertha (Cyr) Chartier. He had two brothers, Real and Louis Chartier.
His parents and his brothers all predeceased him. Marcel served in the Army
and after his return from the service he became a mail man in Madawaska for
29 years. Shortly after his retirement he moved to St. Agatha Housing where
he was a resident for over 30 years. He occupied his time with small jobs.
For twelve years he was a ceramics teacher, he was a cook for Frazer Guest
House for fourteen years, then became the cook for the Senior Citizen Meals
of St. Agatha, Frenchville, and Sinclair. Marcel was a faithful communicant
of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and volunteered in many Parish committees
and projects. He will be especially remembered for his beautiful voice as a
cantor in church services. He had an infectious smile, a kind heart, and a
gentle spirit. His thoughtfulness toward others was expressed with many
greeting cards, gifts, and food treats.
Marcel is survived by his aunt, Orietta Rogan, two sisters in law, Jeanne
and Irma Chartier, his nieces Felice, Charlene, Gisele and Lise, and by his
nephews Louie, Chuck. His nephew James predeceased Marcel. He is also
survived by his cousins Hugette Cyr, Gilles Cyr, and Mr. and Mrs. Yvan Cyr.
Friends may pay their respect at Michaud's Funeral Home in St. Agatha on
Tuesday, April 28th from 6-8 p.m. and on Wednesday, April 29th from 8:30 -
9:45 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Wednesday, April
29th at 10 a.m. in St. Agatha Catholic Church with Fr. James Plourde
Condolences may be sent to www.michaudfuneralhomes.com