Mrs. Therese M. (Lagace) Poirier, of Taunton died unexpectedly Friday, June 27 in the
Harbor Point Assisted Living Center, Centerville. She was the wife of the late Leon J.
Poirier. She was born 86 years ago in Moosup, Conn., the daughter of the late Elzeard and Alma (Cote) Lagace. She was educated in Taunton, having graduated from Taunton
High School and had been a city resident for most of her life. Prior to her retirement, she
had been employed as a credit manager for Sears Roebuck and Co. in Raynham for 20 years. Mrs. Poirier had also assisted her late son, David, in the operation of Dave’s Sea-
food of Taunton for 30 years. She enjoyed crafts, floral arranging and spending time with
her family. She was a communicant of St. Jude the Apostle Church.
1 daughter: Gail Bortolotti, and her husband Gary, of Taunton
A daughter-in-law: Gail Poirier of Bridgewater
Her twin sister: Carmen Dexter, and her husband Burpee, of Taunton
1 grandson: Philip Pagliuca of Taunton
2 great grandchildren: Nicholas and Ava Pagliuca both of Taunton
several nieces and nephews
Mrs. Poirier was also the mother of the late Philip H. Poirier of Taunton and the late
David L. Poirier of Bridgewater.
Funeral services will be held from The Riendeau-Mulvey Funeral Home, 467 Bay Street, on Tuesday, July 1 at 9:00 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in St. Jude the
Apostle Church at 10:00 A.M. Interment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. Relatives and
friends are invited to attend. Visiting Hours will be held on Monday from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M.