Aurore J. (Cormier) Langlais, 94, Began Career in Shoe Industry

langlaisAurore J. (Cormier) Langlais, 94, a native and lifelong resident of Haverhill, died peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 8, at her home.

She was the daughter of the late Elide and Lydia (Parenteau) Cormier, and attended Saint Joseph Grammar School and Haverhill High School, graduating with the class of 1937.A member of All Saints Parish and the former Saint Joseph Parish, Langlais was employed first in the local shoe industry and as a teller at the Haverhill National Bank, in the cafeteria at Saint Joseph School and finally at Alco in North Andover. In her later years she was a "happy and contented house wife." Langlais enjoyed crocheting and knitting, traveling across the United States and Canada, and playing card games, especially Cribbage.

She was the wife of the late Ellsworth J. Langlais, and leaves a son Ronald J. Langlais of Haverhill; daughter Donna M. Canney-Goodgame and her husband Ron Goodgame of Wolfeboro,N.H.; sister Evelyn Xenakis of Sandown, N.H.; seven grandchildren, Ronald M. Canney, Kevin S. Canney and his wife Alice, Nicole Canney, Jason Langlais and his wife Jen, Michelle Giampa and her husband Jason, Sara Sanchez and her husband Oscar and Laura Sass and her husband Jeff; 16 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a grand-daughter Laurel Robert.

There will be no calling hours. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, Dec. 12, at 9:30 a.m. in All Saints Church, 120 Bellevue Ave., Haverhill. Burial in the Exeter Cemetery will be at a later date. Donations in her name may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN. Arrangements are under the direction of Berube-Comeau Funeral Home, 47 Broadway, Haverhill