Maurice Galipeau

Born: Sun., Mar. 7, 1926
Died: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019

Funeral Mass

10:00 AM Sat., Aug. 10, 2019
Location: St.Joseph-St.Therese

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NEW BEDFORD: Maurice Galipeau, 93, passed away on Wednesday, August 07, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital, after a period of declining health. He was the husband of the late Gertrude (Boutin) Galipeau. The son of the late Francois G. and Amanda (Cournoyer) Galipeau.

A lifelong resident of New Bedford. A communicant of St. Joseph-St. Therese Church. He was a French Teacher at the New Bedford School Dept., until his retirement. After his retirement he and his wife operated the Pine Framery on Bates Street, New Bedford. Mr. Galipeau was a Veteran of the U.S.A. Army in the time of the WWII.  Also a former member of St. Vincent the Paul Society.

He survived by a son Donald R. Galipeau and his wife Jeanne of Maine, three daughters Diane Souza and her husband Arthur of Maine, Denise Goodwin of Texas, Pauline Galipeau  of Cape Cod. Also survived by six grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Robert and Marc Galipeau.

Visiting hours omitted. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 10 AM in St. Joseph-St. Therese Church, Acushnet Avenue New Bedford. Cremation will follow.

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Denise Boucher Dextradeur
   Posted Thu August 08, 2019
Donald,my deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Tim Tracy
   Posted Thu August 08, 2019
To my cousins, your father, my Uncle Maurice, was simply terrific. As a child I remember him making crepes at holiday gatherings, as an adolescent I remember him always taking an interest in me, and as a young adult I enjoyed playing a round of golf with him. As an adult I’ll remember the example he set and the love he had for his family.

God bless you in this time of mourning. Love, Tim.

Claire England
   Posted Fri August 09, 2019
My condolences to the family. He was a sweet, very gentle, very religious man as we all know. May he rest in peace with his wife. That's where he wanted to be. I'm sorry I will not be able to attend the funeral Mass but I will be there in spirit. God Bless you, Maurice. Thanks for being a nice friend.

Patricia Tetreault
   Posted Fri August 09, 2019
To the family of Mr. Galipeau, I want to give my condolences.
I had the pleasure of meeting your Dad.
He had called me over to give him a price on his house.
He even asked me if I wanted to try his chair lift.
He was very proud of his family and his home.
I am very sorry for your loss
Please give me a call if I can be any service to this family
My number is 508-965-5427. I work for Pelletier Realty.

Ann Rita
   Posted Fri August 09, 2019
I am sorry to hear of Mr. Galipeau's passing. I recently saw him at Mass. I want to express my appreciation for his great work in visiting my father Charles Ricker at home and giving him Holy Communion when Mr. Letendre was not able to. My father has passed away and hopefully he will see his friend Mr. Galipeau in heaven! Mr. Galipeau was a nice man. He is happy now with his wife in heaven. I will remember him and his family in my prayers.

Charlotte (Picard) Weir
   Posted Sat August 10, 2019
Donald and family, I am very sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Keep all the good times close to your day at a time is all we have.
Sincerely, Charlotte

Rosanne & Frank Ashley
   Posted Tue September 24, 2019
Frank and I just got home from our honeymoon/anniversary trip to Alaska and I just went to call Maurice to tell him where I have been and I found both his numbers disconnected and then found his obituary. I am heartbroken that I didn't get to see him before I left.... we kept planning and then postponing our lunch date. I am so sad. Both your parents were very dear to us. I met your mother 20 years ago on our mutual birthday (January 21st) and we became instant friends... they were wonderful to me all these years. Supporting me when and I had the gallery and your dad came to our wedding last summer. They are truly missed, Rosanne & Frank Ashley

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