John Fournier

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am
Saturday, June 30, 2018
Our Lady of Peace Church
370 May Road
East Hartford, Connecticut, United States

Obituary of John Fournier

John M. Fournier, 90, of  East Hartford, beloved husband of  Huguette (Nadeau) Fournier, died Tuesday June 26, 2018 at home surrounded by his family. “If we measure a man’s success by the number of friends he leaves behind, John was a Monumental Success”. Born November 18, 1927 in North Troy, VT, son of the late Joseph Arthur and Marie Anna (Letourneau) Fournier, he had lived in East Hartford for the past 64 years. He was co-owner of  Eastern Typesetting Company and a member of the South Windsor  Lions Club. Besides his wife of 65 years he is survived by 2 daughters, Patricia Newton and Diane Wright and her husband Jeffrey, a grandson Bryan Wright and his wife Sara, 3 great grandchildren Jack, Kyleigh and James Wright, a brother Richard Fournier and his wife Betty Lee, a sister Yolanda Richard, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son-in-law David Newton, brothers Alphonse, Robert, and Roger, and sisters Rita and Jeanine.  At John’s request there will be no calling hours or reception, and burial will be private. Friends and family are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday June 30 at 10am at Our Lady of Peace Church, 370 May Road, East Hartford.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in his memory to The Leukemia Society Donor Services, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, D.C.  20090. For online condolences please visit

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