Obituary for Mary Cecilia (Harris) Poirier
Mary Cecilia (Harris) Poirier, 86, a native of New Waterford, Nova Scotia, died Monday January 29, 2018 in Gardner. The wife of the late Joseph H. Poirier, she is survived by their two children, Linda M. Barnum of Townsend, MA and David C. Poirier of Gardner, MA; two grandsons, Mark and Jacob Poirier; and extended family members. The daughter of the late Charles and Marie (Chiasson) Harris, she was predeceased by her brother, Thomas Harris.
Mrs. Poirier was raised on Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, then lived in Toronto for a time before moving to Waltham, MA with her husband Joseph. They eventually settled in Maynard, MA in the mid-1960s where they raised their family. Mrs. Poirier was employed at the former H.H. Scott, but centered her life around providing a welcoming home for her husband and children. She loved puzzles and enjoyed playing cards and cooking for her family.
Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Thursday, February 1st, 2018 from 5:00-8:00pm at the Acton Funeral Home, 470 Massachusetts Ave (Rte 111) Acton. Graveside services in St. Bridget's Cemetery, Maynard, will be held at a later date. Condolences and memorial page at www.actonfuneralhome.com