Rachel S. Bourassa, 76, of Manchester, died March 12, 2002, at Catholic Medical Center, after a sudden illness.
Born in Manchester, May 11, 1925, she was the daughter of Edouard and Annie (Boisvert) Provencher. She was a lifelong resident of this city.
Mrs. Bourassa was a communicant of St. Therese Church. In addition she was a member of the church's prayer line as well as serving on the mercy meal committee.
Family members include her husband of 51 years, Henry H. Bourassa of Manchester; 2 sons, Norman H. Bourassa of Concord, and Paul E. Bourassa of Manchester; a daughter, Doris I. Marr of Goffstown; 7 grandchildren; a brother, Leonard Provencher of Hooksett; a sister, Irene Cartier of Manchester; nieces and nephews.
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Friday March 15, 2002 in St. Therese Church.
After cremation, urn burial was in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made the American Heart Association, 20 Merrimack St., Suite 1, Manchester, NH 03101-2244