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Mary (Moura) Masse

December 17, 1925 April 25, 2017
Mary (Moura) Masse
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Mary I. (Moura) Masse, age 91, of Shelton, previously of Stratford, beloved wife for 66 years of Roger Masse, passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2017 in Hartford Hospital. Mrs. Masse was born December 17, 1925 in Fall River, MA, daughter of the late Joseph and Irene (Soares) Moura and had been a long time area resident. 

She was a retired nurse's aide and most recently worked for H&R Block. Along with her husband Roger, Mary was an avid bingo player and volunteer at Our Lady of Grace Church. She was a past President and Treasurer of the Our Lady of Grace Marion Guild, past President of the Church's Senior Travel Club, past President of their Bible Class, a member of the White Elephant Committee and was involved in the church's Cabaret. In 2008, they both received the Medal of Service from Bishop Lori for their service.

Survivors, in addition to her husband, include her three children, Elizabeth Liptak, Anita Desrosiers and Kenneth Masse; one brother, Everett Moura; five grandchildren, Kyle, Bryan and Marc Liptak and Stefanie Talpey and Melanie Salter; two great-grandchildren, Jack and George and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by one brother, Thomas Moura.

The family would like to thank the staff of Avery Heights for their kind and considerate care given to their mother over the last few years.

Friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, April 28, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. by meeting directly at Our Lady of Grace Church, 597 Second Hill Lane, Stratford. Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Trumbull. Friends may visit with her family Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the William R. McDonald Funeral Home, 2591 Main St., Stratford.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to Avery Heights, 705 New Britain Ave, Hartford, CT 06106, www.averyheights.org.

For additional information or to share a message of condolence, visit www.wrmcdonaldfuneralhome.com.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

27

Apr

5:00 PM 4/27/2017 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 4/27/2017 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
United States

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

Friday

28

Apr

11:00 AM 4/28/2017 11:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Grace Church

497 Second Hill Lane
Stratford, Ct 06614

Our Lady of Grace Church
497 Second Hill Lane Stratford 06614 Ct
United States

Interment

Friday

28

Apr

12:15 PM 4/28/2017 12:15:00 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery

Daniels Farm Rd.
Trumbull, CT 06611

Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Daniels Farm Rd. Trumbull 06611 CT
United States

Memorial Contribution

Avery Heights

705 New Britain Ave
Hartford, CT 06106
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