Albertine R. (Chagnon) Moquin, 102, Worked for Gillette, IRS

Albertine R. (Chagnon) Moquin, 102, a former longtime resident of Smith Street, died on July 16 at Haverhill Crossings. Born in Haverhill, she was daughter of the late Napoleon and Marie (Samson) Chagnon, and attended Saint Joseph Grammar School and Haverhill High School.

Moquin was employed first in the local shoe industry and later for Burns and Towne Electronics, the Gillette Company and the Internal Revenue Service. She last worked at Finelle Industries of Lawrence as a packer until her retirement in 1981.

A lifelong member of All Saints Parish and the former Saint Joseph Parish, she was also a longtime member of the Ladies of Saint Anne Society. She was known as a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend to those who needed her help and support. An avid Boston Bruins fan, she also enjoyed bird watching and creating a warm and loving home for her family.

The wife of the late J. George Moquin, who died in 2007, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her son and daughter-in-law, Paul G. and Penelope Moquin of Hamburg, N.Y., a daughter and son-in-law, Dr. Norma Claire (Moquin) and Peter Berman of Lombard, Ill., five grandchildren Jocelyn Boothby of Hamburg, N.Y., and Patrick Moquin of Ormond Beach, Fla., Emily Berman of Chicago, Ill., U. S. Army Captain Joseph Berman of Ft. Benning, Ga., and Jeffrey Berman of Lombard, Ill., four great-grandchildren Michael White, Quinn Boothby, Gavin Boothby and Meriel Boothby, a great-great granddaughter Rosalie White, her brother Edmund Caillouette of Kingston, N.H., and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter Ann (Moquin) Adams, a brother Wilfred Chagnon and sisters, Eva Kelleher, Beatrice Hall, Cecile Lapierre, Loretta Dolfe, Alice Langlois and Bertha Duchemin.

A Funeral Mass was said Friday in Haverhill’s All Saints Church. Burial followed in Saint Joseph Cemetery. Donations in her name may be made to Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack St. Lawrence, MA.