Headline: OBITUARIES Publication Date: February 26, 2000
Source: The Providence Journal,Page: A-09
Obituary: MARGARET F. POIRIER, 86, of Cumberland Hill Road, died yesterday at Oakland Grove Health Care Center.She was the wife of the late Alva W. Poirier. Born in Pawtucket, a daughter of the late Thomas A. and Sarah (Sugrue) Carr, she had lived in Pawtucket most of her life, and had lived in South Attleboro and Cumberland for several years before moving to Woonsocket.Mrs. Poirier was a communicant of Historic St. Joseph Church, Ashton. She was a member of the Third Order of Mary, and the Home League of the Salvation Army.She leaves two daughters, Marie A. Grzebian of Cumberland and Christine Poirier of Pawtucket;three sons,Alva F. Frank, Anthony J. and Joseph G. Poirier, all of Cumberland; three sisters, Joan C. Walsh in Florida, Irene C. McVay of Cumberland and Claire C. Simpson of Pawtucket; and 14 grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Earl T. Carr, Alice Magill, Rose Watkins and Charlotte A. Sutton. The funeral will be held Monday at 10 a.m. from Bellows-Falso Funeral Chapel, 160 River Rd., Lincoln, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 in Historic St. Joseph Church, 1303 Mendon Rd., Ashton. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket.