Lillian A (Graveson) Duclos

Born: Wed., Apr. 23, 1924
Died: Sat., Jun. 6, 2015


9:30 AM to 10:30 AM, Thu., Jun. 11, 2015
Location: Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Thu., Jun. 11, 2015
Location: St. Denis Church

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Sutton- Lillian A. (Graveson) Duclos, 91, died Sat. June 6 at Beaumont Nursing Home where she has been a resident for the past 5 months. She was predeceased by her husband of 54 years, Elmer J. “Red” Duclos Jr. who died on Feb. 23, 1996. Lillian is survived by 4 children; Sharon R. Tankis of Whitinsville, Diana G. Seale and her husband Gene of Lawrenceville, GA, Brian R. Duclos and his wife Beverly of Sutton, with whom she lived for 30 years, and Patrick G. Duclos and his wife Cindy of Fort Meyers Beach, FL; a daughter-in-law Donna Clouette-Duclos; 11 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren, a brother Jack Graveson of Uxbridge and his wife Christine, her sister Rachel Bergeron and her husband Raymond, and nieces and nephews.  She was predeceased by her son Bob Duclos in 2010 and her son-in-law Jack Tankis in 2007, siblings Mary, Joseph, Germaine, Laura, and Edward “Butch”.

Born in Northfield, NH on April 23, 1924, she was the daughter of Edward and Marie Rose (Pellerin) Graveson, and spent her childhood in the Tilton/Northfield, NH area before moving to Sutton over 65 years ago.   Primarily a homemaker, Lillian loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  She had a passion for and taught many years the art of cake decorating and tole painting. She loved reading, doll collecting,cooking, baking, seamstress work, and feeding the Hummingbirds.  A very skillful woman, she made clothes for her children when they were young and studied wordworking making furniture and dollhouses over the years.   Some of her favorite past times were Bingo and going to the Casino to play the slot machines. She was a member of the Ladies' Auxiliary VFW Post 1385 in Uxbridge and a member of St. Denis Church.  

Her funeral will be held from Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd., Uxbridge on Thurs.  June 11 with a Mass at 11 a.m. in St. Denis Church, 23 Manchaug St. Burial will follow in Veteran's National Cemetery in Bourne, MA at 2:45 p.m.  A calling hour in the funeral home will be held on Thurs. June 11 from 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers donations in Lillian’s memory may be made to Beaumont Nursing Home, 85 Beaumont Dr., Northbridge, 01534. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit:

Charitable donations may be made in Lillian's memory to the following organization:

Beaumont Nursing & Rehab. Center
85 Beaumont Dr., Northbridge, MA 01534

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Robert and Paula Lynch
   Posted Sun June 07, 2015
Rob and I were sorry to hear about the passing of your Mom. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Rob and Paula Lynch Fort Myers FL

John & Carol Pilibosian
   Posted Tue June 09, 2015
Pat and Cindy, deepest sympathies on your loss. Lil was a terrific lady and Red was a great guy, as well. Thinking of you both.
John & Carol

Terry and Gidget Cooke
   Posted Tue June 09, 2015
We are so saddened to hear of your loss. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers as you go through this time of sadness. She had to be a wonderful woman to give us such a wonderful friend that you have become to both Gidget and me.

Terry and Gidget

Jeannie LeClaire
   Posted Thu June 11, 2015
Lil was a pleasure to know over the years and I have quite a few memories of her, especially from the TLC parties that will last forever. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Jeannie LeClaire

Lawrence Aubin
   Posted Mon June 29, 2015
God bless you Lil. May you rest in peace.

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