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Sister Jeanne Fortin  (Sr. Marie Alfred)

Sister Jeanne Fortin (Sr. Marie Alfred)
  • November 11, 2017
  • Marlborough, Massachusetts
  • Sisters of St. Chretienne
    197 Pleasant St.
    Marlborough, MA 01752

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Sister Jeanne Fortin, SSCh. (Sr. Marie Alfred), died Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Marlborough Hospital. Born in Kingston, Rhode Island, she was the daughter of the late Alfred A. Fortin, Sr. and Avelina (Roy) Fortin.
A member of the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Chretienne for 65 years, Sr. Jeanne earned a Master's degree in English from Boston College. She taught for many years working in Mexico, ME, Salem, MA and Rumford, ME as well as teaching high school English at St. Chretienne Academy, Tampa Catholic High School, Tampa, FL and Bishop Fenwick High, Peabody, MA. Sister served as Provincial Superior from 1974-1981, as General Councilor and General Treasurer in Metz, France and as the treasurer in Marlborough.
She is survived by her brothers, Alfred Fortin, Jr., of Sun City, Arizona and Paul Fortin of Kissimmee, Florida, her sisters, Loretta Albee of Charlestown, Rhode Island and their families and Sister Pauline Fortin, SSCh. of Salem, MA.
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 from 3:00-5:00 pm and 5:30-7:30 pm at the St. Chretienne Retirement Residence, 197 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Chapel of the St. Chretienne Retirement Residence. Donations may be made to the Sisters of St. Chretienne, 197 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA 01752