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“to dave and family, i'm so sorry for your loss ,dr. jacques i don't know if you remember me, a long time ago you had some very kind words to me and i...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: tony connor - n. grafton, MA

“To Leo,John,Sherri,Ben & Jesse, Leo, sorry to hear of the loss of your wife. We enjoyed meeting you and her at your grandsons birthday parties and...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Henry P Boyer - New Bedford, MA

“Margaret was a mentor and inspiration. We thank her for her many years of service in the town of Grafton. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Marsha and Philip Platt - MA

“My Condolences to all. Wish I was able to see you all in person. She was a very nice woman who gave much to the people of the town. May she rest in...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Steve Wrenn - North Grafton, MA

“To Paul,Mary Ellen & Sons Deepest Sympathy of the loss of your Loved one. You will be in our prayers. Love, Uncle Bill & Aunt Pat ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Patricia Brooks - MD


GRAFTON: Margaret M. (Noe) Jacques, 85, passed peacefully March 23, at Beaumont Northborough. She will be remembered as an advocate for public education as well as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and a lifelong Grafton resident. Mrs. Jacques was born in Worcester on October 28, 1926 to the late Frederick and Margaret (Sullivan) Noe. Mrs. Jacques graduated from Grafton High School in 1944 and Clark University in 1948. While working at Grafton State Hospital, she met Dr. Leo C. Jacques, whom she married on October 12, 1949. Mrs. Jacques had a fulfilling career in public education advocacy. She began as a member of the Grafton PTA and worked her way up to serving as President of the Massachusetts Association of School Committees. After serving as the Association's president, she was hired by the organization and in time became the Association's Assistant Director. She was a member of the Grafton School Committee for 24 consecutive years and served three terms as the chairperson. Mrs. Jacques was a devout Catholic and lifelong parishioner of St. Mary's Catholic Church. She is survived by her loving husband Leo; her children, Alan R. of Knoxville Tenn., Paul F. and his wife Mary Ellen of Maynard, Carol M. Trembley and her husband Paul of Valencia Calif., David L. and his wife Lemesa of Nashville Tenn., John R and his wife Sherri of Hope Valley R.I.; her grandchildren Matthew, Benjamin, Nicholas, Jesse, Andrew, Henry and Nola Rose; a niece Roberta Howard, a nephew Hubert Jacques and a sister in law Connie Jacques all of Fla. The family asks that in lieu of flowers you honor and remember Margaret with memorial donations to The Grafton Food Bank, PO Box 324 Grafton MA 01519. . Funeral Mass & Visitation The funeral will be Wednesday March 28th from THE RONEY FUNERAL HOME 152 Worcester St. North Grafton with people gathering at 10 am before taking her to St. Mary's Catholic Church, 17 Waterville St. North Grafton for the celebration of her Funeral Mass at 11 am. She will then be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery. All are invited to calling hours and family visitation at THE RONEY FUNERAL HOME Tuesday March 27th from 5 to 8 pm.

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