Mrs. Muriel A. (Martin) Beauregard, 96, of Whitinsville MA died Friday (January 24, 2020) at the Milford Regional Medical Center after a period of declining health. She was the beloved wife of the late Roland G. Beauregard who died in 2014 and to whom she was married for seventy-two years.
Muriel was born in Woonsocket RI, the daughter of the late Alfred and the late Albertine (Trudeau) Martin. She attended parochial and public schools as a young girl.
Muriel was first employed as a young woman by serving her country in the war effort in the construction of pontoon boats used during WW II, while her husband served in the US Army. She later worked as a CNA for many years at various nursing homes.
Muriel had been a member of the St. Anne Ladies Solidarity at the former Assumption Church in Bellingham MA. While residing at Atria Place in Hopedale MA and at the Senior Retirement Home in Whitinsville MA, she and her late husband had served as “Ambassadors”, welcoming the new residents. She also had served as a eucharistic minister at St. Matthew’s Church while residing in Winter Haven FL. She presently was a resident at the Whitinsville Retirement Home.
Muriel was an avid card player who loved to play “Wist”. She also loved to shop, loved to dance & sing, loved to travel and spend time with her family & friends. Muriel was a woman of great faith in God and prayed daily for the needs of everybody.
Muriel is survived by her four daughters: Janice, wife of Phillippe Pepin of Winter Haven FL, Jacqueline, wife of William Southworth of Hollis NH, Muriel, wife of Dr. Richard Roux of Fayetteville NC and Tina, wife of Lee Fiske of Mapleville RI; eight grandchildren: Wendy Michaud, Jeffrey Pepin, Daniel Pepin, Kym Benoist, Liana Roux, Jessica Roux, Sarah Fiske & Lucas Fiske; also eight great grandchildren and several nieces & nephews.
Muriel was the sister of the late Marguerite Houde.
Relatives & friends are invited to attend her Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday (January 28th) at 9am at St. Blaise Church, 1158 South Main Street, Bellingham MA. In accordance with her wishes cremation will follow. There are no funeral home visiting hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA.
In lieu of flowers, the family highly encourages you to make a donation in Muriel’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
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