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Julienne M. Provost

Posted By Bill On February 3, 2020 @ 7:19 am In Obituaries | 10 Comments

1924 – 2020

Thompson – Julienne Marie (Mandeville) Provost, 95, formerly of Wagher Rd., died Sunday morning, February 2, 2020, at Westview Healthcare. She was the loving wife of the late Armand “Normand” Provost. Born in North Grosvenordale, she was the daughter of the late Narcisse and Yvonne (Beaulac) Mandeville.

Julienne attended St. Joseph’s School through her first year of high school. She met Normand while he was working as an usher at the Bradley Playhouse, and they were married on September 3, 1945. Their marriage spanned over 73 years.

Julienne’s family deeply loved her, and she always enjoyed holiday gatherings and family events. She enjoyed flower gardening, crocheting, and embroidering. She along with her husband were lifelong members of the Worcester County Beekeepers Association where they received many awards. Julienne was a member of Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Church in North Grosvenordale.

Julienne is survived by her children, Paul Provost of Thompson, Wayne Provost and his wife Jane of Oxford, MA. Craig Provost and his wife Annette of N. Grosvenordale, Darlene Tretheway of N. Grosvenordale, and Joyce Biernacki and her husband Bob of N. Grosvenordale; twelve grandchildren, Tammy Brissette and her husband Scott of Thompson, Brian Provost and his wife Jody of Webster, MA, Holly Provost of Charlton, MA, David Provost of Oxford, MA, Kevin Provost of Webster, MA, Amy Provost of Utica, NY, Sarah Tretheway of N. Grosvenordale, Nathan Tretheway of N. Grosvenordale, Joel Tretheway and his wife Akanksha of Putnam, Jesse Tretheway and his wife Amber of Dayville, Lauren Biernacki of Ann Arbor, MI, Ryan Biernacki and his wife Shawna of Moosup; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great great-grandchild; a brother, Norman Mandeville of Hendersonville, NC; a sister, Henriette Cartier of Riverside, CA; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, the late Sgt. David Provost, a son in law David Tretheway, a daughter in law, Deborah Provost, and three sisters and brothers-in-law, Jeanne and Edward Semensky, Theresa and Bill Richer, and Lorraine and Romeo Beausoleil.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Julienne’s family from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 8, 2020 in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.


Condolences for the family of “Julienne M. Provost”

Condolence from Kathy Morin on February 3rd, 2020 12:46 pm

My sincere condolences to Darlene and her family at this time. May all your past memories help to soften the sorrow in your hearts. Peace be with you.

Condolence from Susan Collins on February 3rd, 2020 12:48 pm

Dear Tammy: our sympathy regarding your grandmothers passing. My mom was born the same year. A great generation is passing slowly. Cherish your memories. Sue and Pat Collins

Condolence from Dick Trudeau on February 3rd, 2020 5:31 pm

To the Children and their Spouses, Grandchildren, and Great Grandchildren: I am very sorry for your loss. There is no consolation except possibly that Julie is now with Norm and may they both rest in the peace of Jesus Christ.

Condolence from Lisa Terlizzi on February 3rd, 2020 6:02 pm

My sincerest condolences to the entire family. Holly, you are like a sister to me and my heart breaks for you and your family. Love and light always to you. Praying for peace.

Condolence from Nancy and Joe Hamel on February 3rd, 2020 6:28 pm

So sorry for the loss of your dear family member. My husband I know her and Armand from the Worcester County Beekeepers. They were dedicated beekeepers and faithful to attend the monthly meetings and events. We are happy they got to live long lives together and celebrate 73 yrs of marriage . Cherish the memories of your sweet mother, grandmother, aunt, friend!!

Condolence from Karl Kuhn Sr. on February 4th, 2020 10:01 am

My condolences to the entire family. She and Armand were the kindest to all.

Condolence from Sandra Roy on February 4th, 2020 12:18 pm

Deepest sympathy Sandra Note Roy

Condolence from Cecile Monahan on February 4th, 2020 12:23 pm

Dear Darlene, Joyce, Wayne and Craig – so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. It’s quite a loss losing both father and mother is so short of time. Memories and time help the loss. The Monahans

Condolence from Janet Yurisic on February 4th, 2020 3:08 pm

Joyce, sorry to hear of your loss. Always remember the memories. Your in my thoughts amd prayers.

Condolence from Brian and Becky West on February 6th, 2020 2:56 pm

To Paul, Tammy, Brian and family: We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Your Mom and Memere was so sweet The good news is that she is with her sweet husband. Sincerely, Brian and Becky West

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