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Ovila McClure (b. 26 Jan 1903, d. 20 Apr 2001)Ovila McClure (son of Narcisse Maclure and Melenise Paulhus)730, 730 was born 26 Jan 1903 in St Bonaventure, Que. Canada, and died 20 Apr 2001 in Chicopee, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States of America731.He married Virginia Denoncourt on 12 May 1925 in Assumption Church, Chicopee Ma732, 732, daughter of Joseph Denoncourt and Marie Louis Aurore Petrin.
Notes for Ovila McClure:
? 5th Cousin to wife.Because of this they had to pay $5.00 dispensation to the Bishop to get married.
Ovila's father was a mayor in Canada
He had no children of his own, helped raise his wife's sisters and brothers after Thier parent's died.There were 12 children.About half went to Haverhill to stay with an elder sister the other half stayed in Chicopee.
Ovila died at the age of 98.Never was in the hospital or sick till the age of 97.He was admitted for pneumonia to Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Ma.Survived and went home but was never the same.He more or less gave up and wanted to die because he had never been in a hospital and didn't want to live like that.
Ovila was placed into a nursing home for Rehab but never got stronger.He hated living in a Rehab center and was furious and angry.He would get very mean to the staff to the point where they had a psych consult done.He was not crazy butvery angry to the point that his family, Victora Baron, who was his legal guardian, Denise O'Brien, his niece, and Adrian, his sister, could not reason with him.
He was admitted a year later for a hot gallbladder which he refused to have surgery on.Ovila wanted to die and go be with his wife, Virginia Denoncourt McClure and the rest of his family who had passed on.
Ovila was put on the morphine pump April 20th early in the am.He was fully with it and was told what was going on by his niece Denise O'Brien.This was the first time in a long time that he smiled and said "thank you".Ovila died with his family and loved ones around him peacefully at Mercy Hospital in Springfield, Ma.
Waked at Grise Funeral Home, Front St. Chicopee Ma with a mass at Assumption Church in Chicopee.Buried in Calvery Cemetery in Chicopee Ma, St Thomas section next to his beloved wife Virginia Denoncourt McClure of 66 years.
More About Ovila McClure:
Date born 2: Canada.733
Date born 3: 26 Jan 1903734
Date born 4: 26 Jan 1903, St Bonaventure, Que Canada.735
Date born 5: 26 Jan 1903, St Bonaventure, Que Canada.735
Burial: Unknown, Calvary Cemetery, Chicopee, MA.
Died 2: springfield, Massachusetts.736
Died 3: 20 Apr 2001, Springfield, MA.
Social Security Number: 017-01-5692.737
SSN issued: Massachusetts.737
More About Ovila McClure and Virginia Denoncourt:
Marriage: 12 May 1925, Assumption Church, Chicopee Ma.738, 738