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Daniel Henry Bourque

September 17, 1923 February 24, 2014
Daniel Henry Bourque
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BOURQUE - Daniel Henry Bourque, age 90 of Stratford, beloved husband of Barbara (Anderson) Bourque, entered eternal rest Monday, February 24, 2014 in the West River Nursing Facility, Milford. Mr. Bourque was born September 17, 1923 in Lewiston, Maine, son of the late Ernest and Margaret (Murphy) Bourque and had been long time Stratford resident. Dan was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II and was retired from Textron Lycoming. After retirement, he was also a crossing guard in Stratford for many years. He was an avid sports fan and loved his Red Sox, UCONN Huskies and especially Notre Dame Football. He volunteered for many years as a coach in the Stratford Little League and PAL Girls Softball. He was a member of the Lordship Father’s Club for over 50 years and, until recently, he never missed his annual family vacation to York Beach, ME. Survivors, in addition to his wife include his three children, Karen Young of Stratford, Kevin Bourque and his wife Naomi of Stratford and Kathleen Mattern of Huntington, his brother-in-law, Dick Brigham of ME; six grandchildren, Alyssa Young, Ryan Young, Nicole Donath and her husband Toby, Patrick Bourque, Alex Bourque and Michaela Mattern; four great grandchildren, Aiden Donath, Sienna Donath, Abigail Donath and Hunter Gies. He was predeceased by one sister, Beatrice Brigham and two brothers, Ernest Bourque and John Bourque. Friends are invited to attend his funeral service on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. by meeting directly at Our Lady of Peace Church, Stratford for a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial. Interment with military honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may visit with the family on Friday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. For more information or to leave a message of condolence, visit

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4:00 PM 2/28/2014 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 2/28/2014 7:00:00 PM
William R. McDonald Funeral Home

2591 Main Street
Stratford, CT 06615

William R. McDonald Funeral Home
2591 Main Street Stratford 06615 CT
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9:30 AM 3/1/2014 9:30:00 AM
Our Lady of Peace Church,

651 Stratford Road
Stratford, CT 06615

Our Lady of Peace Church,
651 Stratford Road Stratford 06615 CT
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Gate of Heaven Cemetery Final Resting Place

Daniels Farm Rd.
Trumbull, CT 06611

Daniels Farm Rd. Trumbull 06611 CT
United States

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