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Irene Gelinas

Obituary for Irene Gelinas

April 6, 1934 - May 28, 2020
Worcester, Massachusetts | Age 86

Obituary

Irene (Rousseau) Gelinas, 86, of Worcester, MA, died May 28, 2020 at the home of her granddaughter after a long period of declining health.

She was born in Manchester, NH on April 6, 1934 to Rodrigue and Marie-Ange (Roy) Rousseau. She grew up in Manchester and lived in Ashburnham, MA for many years before moving to Worcester six years ago.

Irene had worked as a secretary for Army Communications Services at Ft. Devens, MA for 15 years. She had also volunteered at Worcester Elder Services. She enjoyed music, shopping, food and traveling.

She was predeceased by her husband, Andre N. Gelinas, in 2013 and by a brother, Gerry Rousseau.

The family includes two children, Gary Gelinas of West Virginia and Andrea Sutton and her husband, Jasper, of North Carolina; two grandchildren. Jennifer Trudeau and her husband, Bryan, of Worcester, MA and Julianne Moore of West Virginia; and a sister, Pauline Charpentier, of California.

SERVICES: There are no services. Private interment will be at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum in Manchester, NH

Memorial donations may be made to the Worcester Senior Center, 128 Providence St., Worcester, MA 01604, or at www.worcesterma.gov/senior-center

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester is assisting the family with arrangements.

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  • Worcester Senior Center
    128 Providence St.
    Worcester, MA 01604

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Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104
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