Anne Marie Margaret (Normandin) Aho, 70
Sturbridge - Anne Marie Margaret (Normandin) Aho, 70, of 63 Beach Avenue, passed peacefully and painlessly into Heaven, where she was greeted, undoubtedly, by Saint Anthony, on Sunday, November 30. Her family was by her side at Radius Healthcare Center at Southbridge after her long and courageous battle with cancer.
She leaves her loving husband of nearly 50 years, David K. Aho, her three devoted daughters, Wendi A. King and her husband, Paul, of Oahu, Hawaii, Dianne C. Kelly and her husband, Russell, of Sturbridge, and Judith A. Aho and her fiancé, David K. Wahlstrom of Sturbridge. She also leaves her eight grandchildren, Carynne, Erika, Nathan, Christopher, Victoria, Hailey, Stephanie, and Heather and her five great-grandchildren, Lily, Tyler, Scarlett, Cotter, and Adina.
Anne Marie is also survived by her brothers, Allard Normandin, Paul Normandin, Peter Normandin, all of Southbridge, James Normandin of Sturbridge, David Normandin of Mesa, AZ, Thomas Normandin of St. Cloud, FL, and one sister, Antoinette Benoit of Southbridge. She leaves many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends as well.
She was born in Southbridge and lived there and in Sturbridge all of her life. She was predeceased by her mother, Cecile (Duhamel) Normandin, her father, Zepherine Normandin, brothers, George Normandin, Harvey Normandin, Richard Normandin, Robert Normandin, Rene Normandin and one sister, Alice Normandin.
Anne Marie worked for many years at the AO and Hartwell and Centre Pharmacies. She also worked at the Center of Hope for many years from where she retired several years ago. However, she remained a volunteer for many years with the Center of Hope Food Sharing Program.
Anne Marie loved and cherished her family more than anything and was very proud of them all. She was very passionate about, fishing, yard sales, cooking and her Christian faith. She graduated from Notre Dame High School in 1956. As a child and young adult, she was an exceptional athlete and won many school and town awards, especially in basketball and swimming.
At Anne Marie’s request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial will be private after cremation.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in her name to: Radius Healthcare Center at Southbridge Resident Activity Fund, 84 Chapin Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 or the Overlook VNA Hospice Services Unit, 88 Masonic Home Road, Davenport 2nd Floor, Charlton, MA 01507
Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home 51 Marcy St. Southbridge is directing arrangements. An online guestbook and video tribute are available at www.BelangerFuneralHome.com