Caroline E. Couture
Caroline E. Couture
  • February 29, 1912 - June 22, 2011
  • Nashua, New Hampshire

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Caroline E. (Michaud) Couture

Caroline Eva Couture, 99, of Nashua, NH passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2011 at the Courville at Nashua after a brief illness. In her extended family she had become the last of her generation. She was born February 29, 1912 in Claremont, NH, daughter of the late Omer and Mary Louise (Raymond) Michaud.

Caroline married Archie Victor Couture of Claremont in 1932. Having lived in both Claremont and Portsmouth, NH, they moved to Nashua in 1976 where they celebrated their 74th anniversary before his passing in 2007 at the age of 101. She is also predeceased by her only sibling George Michaud of Claremont, his wife Romelia, and their son Raymond.

She is survived by four children: Sister Marie and Sister Theresa Couture of Nashua, Daniel Couture and his wife Lucille of Norton, MA, John Couture and his wife Elaine of Braintree, MA. During the last four years of her life she resided with her two daughters in a Rivier College residence. In addition to grandchildren and their families, all residents of New England, she is also survived by nieces and nephews spread throughout the country.

An alumna of St. Mary's Elementary and High School in Claremont, Caroline delighted in providing a tasteful environment for her family and enjoyed nothing more than hosting family gatherings for the holidays. She was always thoughtfully present to relatives and friends. She is remembered for her graciousness, her gentleness, her giving spirit, and her deep religious faith.

Calling hours were held on Saturday, June 25, from 9:30 to 10:30 am at St. Laurent Funeral Home, 116 Elm St., Nashua, NH 03060. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church in Nashua at 11:15 am. Burial was held at St. Mary's Cemetery in Claremont, NH.