Denise R. Fortier

  • Born: February 6, 1949
  • Died: August 9, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Phaneuf Funeral Homes & Crematorium - Hanover Street

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Denise Rita (Morrissette) Fortier, 70, entered Eternal Life on Friday, August 9, 2019. She passed quickly and peacefully in Manchester, N.H. She was born on February 6, 1949 at the former Notre Dame Hospital in Manchester, the fourth child of six children to Roland G. Morrissette and Alphonsine E. (Desaulniers) Morrissette.

Denise attended schools in Chester and Manchester before developing herself as a lifelong Manchester resident. As the wife of Reine A. Fortier, they were married on Thanksgiving Day, 1970. She was a Certified Solderer at Cushcraft where she retired after more than 20 years. Prior, she was an assembler of corrugated cardboard products at Mills Industries for almost as long.

Denise was a devoted parishioner of Blessed Sacrament Parish and a devout worshiper at the Saint Theresa of Lisieux Eucharistic Chapel of Perpetual Adoration. She was also passionate for the bible and participated in many ministries at Blessed Sacrament Parish including Saints Alive! She loved animals, especially cats, but also enjoyed reading and socializing.

Denise is predeceased by her sister, Anita L. Morrissette, and niece, Therese L. Prindiville, as well as both parents. Denise is survived by her daughter, Celeste R. (Fortier) Dubuc, her son-in-law, Leo E. Dubuc, Jr., her granddaughter, Renée A. Dubuc; she is also survived by a brother, Robert R. Morrissette, three sisters, Yvette T. Prindiville, Pauline V. Denoncourt, Susan F. Shallow, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

SERVICES: At the insistence of the deceased, there is no visitation. Her funeral mass will be celebrated on Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:00 AM at Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 South Elm Street, in Manchester. Committal prayers and interment will be held privately at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The NH State Firemen's Association, Bereavement Support Fund, 53 Regional Drive, Suite 1, Concord, NH 03301, in honor of the family of Roland G. Morrissette – or – to The Animal Rescue League of NH, 545 NH Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110 in honor of Ms. Denise R. Fortier.