Southbridge - Rene L. Fournier, 88, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020, at Life Care Center of Auburn.
Rene is survived by his daughters, Deborah Johnson of Woodstock, CT, and Lisa Ayotte of Southbridge, MA; 2 grandchildren, Kristina Johnson of Beverly, MA, and Stephen Ayotte of Southbridge, MA; a brother, Robert Fournier of Agawam, MA, and a sister, Alice Ravenelle of Southbridge, MA. He was predeceased by his siblings, Emile Fournier, Edward Fournier, Roland Fournier, Alfred Fournier, Raymond "Blackie" Fournier, Theodore Fournier, Henry Fournier, Armand Fournier, Adeline "Belle" Ballard, Mary Blanchette, and Anita Jodoin.
Born September 1, 1931, in Southbridge, MA, he was the son of the late John B. and Aldea Y. (Castonguay) Fournier. He is a veteran of the US Army, serving in the Korean War. Rene worked for 45 years at Hyde Manufacturing, retiring in 1992 as an Assistant Production Manager. He enjoyed New England sport teams, especially the Patriots and the Red Sox.
Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA is handling arrangements. Due to the current precautions, services will be private. The family would like you to pay your respects by sharing your condolences and memories online at sansoucyfuneral.com.
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