Maurice W.'s Story
Maurice W. Lagasse, a resident of Methuen and formerly a longtime resident of Lowell, passed away peacefully on September 3, 2017, at the Nevins Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Methuen, after a long illness.
Born in Lowell on July 29, 1931, he was the son of Wilfrid and Yvonne (Lafortune) Lagasse.
Mr. Lagasse proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was stationed in Okinawa, Japan and was a member of the Korean War Veterans Association and the Lowell American Legion. Prior to his retirement, he worked as a machine operator at H.E. Fletcher Company in Westford, Mass.
He was the loving husband of 62 years to Betty (Ciesla) Lagasse.
He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Denise M. Mundry and her husband, Robert and Grandson Steven C. Lane, all of Methuen, Mass.; a sister-in-law, Lorraine Lagasse of Tyngsboro, Mass.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brother, Edmond Lagasse and his brother, Leo Lagasse and his wife, Pauline.
The family of the late Maurice Lagasse wish to extend their sincere thanks, gratitude, and appreciation to the staff at Nevins Nursing and Rehab Center for the wonderful care and friendship during Maurice’s time with you.
Relatives and friends may call on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the John Breen Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 35 Merrimack Street, North Andover, MA.
His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, September 7, 2017, at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish, Saint Theresa Church in Methuen, Mass. Burial will follow in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery in Chelmsford, Mass.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
For online condolences and other information, please visit us at www.breenfuneralhome.com.
Published on  September 5, 2017