Eugene F. Fortier

Passed away on February 18, 2016
Eugene F. Fortier, 78, of East Bridgewater died on February 18, 2016 at Signature Healthcare Brockton Hospital.  He was the son of the late Andrew Camille and Mary Esther (Morey) Fortier. Eugene was a lifelong East Bridgewater resident, graduating from East Bridgewater High School.  He was employed with the Town of East Bridgewater for 42 years and retired as the Town Tree Warden.  He was a member of the Commercial Club in East Bridgewater and an avid sports fan. He is survived by his siblings, Andrew Fortier of Georgia, Joanne Fernandes of Georgia, Kathie MacNeil-Pollock and her husband Frank of East Wareham, and Charles Fortier and his wife Anne of East Bridgewater.  Eugene is also survived by 9 nieces and nephews.  He was predeceased by his sisters, Mary Karen Holmgren, Cheryl Ann Fortier, and Mary F. Fortier. Funeral from the Prophett-Chapman, Cole, and Gleason Funeral Home, 35 Spring St., EAST Bridgewater on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016 at 9:00 AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at St. John’s Church, 210 Central St., East Bridgewater at 10:00 AM.  Burial will follow at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery, Bridgewater. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday from 5:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home. Donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.