Webster – Fabien Philippe Houle, Sr., 86, passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was born in Thompson, CT on May 31, 1934, son of the late Alcide and Eva (LaFlamme) Houle of North Grosvenordale, CT.
Fabien leaves his beloved predeceased wife of 60 years, Norma S. (Zacek) Houle of Webster; his sons Fabien Houle, Jr. of Orlando, FL and Jeffrey Houle and wife Linda of Webster; his daughters Pamela Houle of Webster, and Tammy Ducharme and husband Shaune of Dudley; he was predeceased by three sisters, Belva (Houle) Paradis of Taftville, CT, Leona (Houle) LaRose of Acushnet, MA, and Vivian Houle of Treasure Island, FL; three brothers, Lionel Houle of Webster, and predeceased brothers, Armand Houle of N. Grosvenordale, CT and Lawrence Houle of Brooklyn, CT; five grandchildren, Kevin and Emily Houle, Maryn LaPlante, Cy and Tristan Ducharme, and two great-grandchildren Damian Houle and Teagan Van Dyke. He will remain treasured for his fun-loving spirit by many other relatives and dear friends. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army and served in the Korean War. He was employed at American Optical in Southbridge, MA as a supervisor for most of his life, and later retired as a custodian for the Town of Webster. He was a member of the Webster Police Department as an Auxiliary Police Officer, and a member of the Knights of Columbus and TSKK in Webster. Fabien was a long-standing parishioner of Sacred Heart Church. He enjoyed going to the Webster Senior Center to play cards with friends and loved his trips to the casinos. He often spent vacations with his wife and family at his condo in Orlando, FL. He was a real family man that centered his life around his loving wife and children. He further demonstrated his commitment and devotion to his wife, Norma, by visiting her at the nursing home every day. He was a social and soft-hearted person who was always entertaining and humorous until the very moments before his passing. He will be greatly missed and always deeply loved by all!
A private funeral mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Church, 18 E. Main St., Webster, MA.
All are welcome to attend Fabien’s committal service to be held at Mount Zion Cemetery, 55 Worcester Rd., Webster on Friday July 10, 2020 at 12:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a memorial contribution be made to Sacred Heart Church, 18 East Main Street Webster, MA 01570.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Shaw-Majercik Funeral Home, 48 School Street Webster, MA.
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Sacred Heart Church
18 East Main Street, Webster MA 01570