Maurice P. Beaulac
1935 – 2009
Putnam, CT – Maurice P. “Moe” Beaulac, 73, of Myers Street in Putnam, died unexpectedly Wednesday, March 18, 2009, in North Fort Myers, FL. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Oliver “Bum” Beaulac and Germaine (Arpin) Beaulac. He was the loving husband of Mary (Hannifan) Beaulac and they celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2008. Maurice owned and operated Beaulac’s Pharmacy in North Grosvenordale and Woodstock before retiring.
Mr. Beaulac was a graduate of St. Mary’s School and Killingly High School, he grew up in Attawaugan. After graduating from the University Of Connecticut School Of Pharmacy, he worked for the former Pevner’s Drug Store in Putnam, and then was manager of the North Grosvenordale branch before it became Beaulac’s Pharmacy. Maurice and Mary spent their winters in North Fort Myers, FL.
Maurice was an active member in the community serving as a Putnam Alderman for Ward 3, and a member of the Putnam Sewer Authority. He was a Communicant of St. Mary Church of the Visitation and a Corporator of Day Kimball Hospital where he served on many committees, most recently on the DKH Chaplaincy Board. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus and the Connecticut Pharmaceutical Association. He was a member, past president and Paul Harris Fellow of the Putnam Rotary Club with perfect attendance for over 18 years and was a snowbird member of the Fort Myers East Rotary Club. He was a director of Putnam Savings Bank for over 20 years and was currently serving on the Putnam Bank Foundation.
He loved sharing great times and lots of laughs with his family and friends. He enjoyed Golfing, UConn Huskies Sports, summers at Alexander’s Lake and winters at Lake Fairways.
In addition to his wife Mary, Maurice is survived by his beloved children; Michael Beaulac of Stowe VT, Maureen Beaulac of Marlboro, MA, and Margaret Beaulac of Las Vegas, NV; his brother-in law and sister-in-law John and Colleen Hannifan and family of Boca Raton, FL and many cousins.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Maurice’s family from 2:00 to 4:00 & 7:00 to 9:00 pm, Tuesday, March 24, 2009 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam. A gathering will begin at 10:00 am on Wednesday, March 25, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 am in St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St., Putnam. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to St. Mary Church of the Visitation, 218 Providence St. Putnam, CT 06260; or to The Putnam Rotary Foundation, Inc., PO Box 682, Putnam, CT 06260.