Ovide A. Moreau, 96, WWII Veteran, Haverhill Shoe Industry Worker

Ovide A. Moreau, 96, a longtime Haverhill resident, died Monday morning, Dec. 31 at Penacook Place in Haverhill, in the loving presence of his devoted family.

Born in Lawrence on Dec. 30, 1922, he was the son of Ovide E. and Adele (St. Cyr) Moreau and attended Lawrence High School.

He was a proud veteran of World War II, having served with the 487th Fighter Squadron of the United States Army Air Corps from Oct. 27, 1942 until his honorable discharge on Nov. 13, 1945 with the rank of sergeant.

Coming home from the War, Moreau had worked many years in Haverhill’s thriving shoe industry in the production of the artistic shoe boxes.

Like his beloved wife, Betty, who died on Feb. 26, 2018, he was also an avid bowler, having played with various leagues in the area.

Left behind with wonderful memories of a life well lived and well loved are his two sons Kenneth Moreau and wife Sandra of Haverhill and Wayne Moreau and wife Ann of Groveland, two grandchildren, Darren and Jillian, his aunt, Ethel Boustin of Lawrence, along with extended family and dear friends.

Memorial services will be held Monday, Jan. 7 at 10 a.m. at the Chapel at Linwood Cemetery, 41 John Ward Ave., Haverhill, followed by burial at Riverview Cemetery, Groveland. Arrangements are by Paul C. Rogers Family Funeral Home, 334 Main St., Haverhill.