Obituary for Paul Foucre
PROFESSOR PAUL GERARD FOUCRÉ,
Of Medfield, died Monday evening, November 26, 2012, at the Norwood Hospital after a brief illness. He was 77.
The son of the late Jean Gerome and Lena (McNally) Foucré, he was born, raised and educated in Lowell. Graduating from Keith Academy in Lowell, he went on to Boston College where he received his Bachelors Degree in Romance Languages and his Masters Degree in Education. Mr. Foucré has been a resident of Medfield since 1960.
Professor Foucré began his teaching career at Boston College before moving to Stonehill College in Easton as a Professor of Romance Languages teaching French and Spanish retiring in 2011. During his time at Stonehill College he had served as a Head of the Foreign Languages Department as well as serving on several different Boards and Committees at the School. This truest passion was his students.
An avid reader he had a great love for books, he enjoyed Classical Tales and Non-Fiction Publications. He enjoyed visiting Quebec, his gardening, old movies and classical music. He loved the Christmas season and spending time with his family and grandchildren.
Professor Foucré is survived by his beloved wife of Jeanne D. (Sheedy) Fourcé, his loving daughters, Marcelle Foucré of Franklin and Michelle Jeanne Foucré of Stoughton and his cherished granddaughters Stephanie and Jennifer Orswell.
He was the father of the late Philippe Foucré
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial in Celebration of Paul’s Life on Monday morning at 10 a.m. at Saint Edward the Confessor Church, 133 Spring Street (Rte.27), Medfield. Interment will follow at Saint Francis Cemetery in Walpole. Visiting hours will be held The Roberts-Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Miller Street, Medfield on Sunday from 2-6 p.m.
Those who wish may make donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.