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Jean M. (Saucier) Ethier

July 5, 1949 ~ August 18, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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Uxbridge- Jean M. (Saucier) Ethier, 74, of N. Main St. passed away on Friday August 18, 2023 at the University of Massachusetts,  University Campus after a brief illness.

     She is survived by her husband of 53 years William A. Ethier; her two children William J. Ethier of Uxbridge and Kristine E. Ethier of Uxbridge; two brothers John Saucier of Whitinsville and Gary Saucier of Worcester; two sisters Patricia Rousselle and Deborah McMahon both of N. Smithfield, RI; and many nieces and nephews. She was sister of the late Donald Saucier, Edmund Saucier, Paul Saucier, Richard Saucier, Phillip Saucier, Bernard “Butch” Saucier, Bernice Desilets, Shirley Dempsey, and Lorraine Bernier. 

     Born in Waterville, ME on July 5, 1949, Jean was the second to the youngest of 14 children  born to the late Edmund and Lucille (Poulin) Saucier. She was a lifelong resident of Uxbridge. Educated in the Uxbridge public school system, she and played field hockey and basketball in high school. She also was a member of the fife and drum corps. 

     A hard worker, Jean was employed in the Deli at Victory Supermarket in Uxbridge for many years. Well known and popular there, she retired at age 63 due to illness. Previously she worked at Boston Scientific in Milford 12 years and at AC Tech in Uxbridge several years. An animal lover, she adored her cats and her daughter’s dog Barney. She often fed the birds and squirrels around her home. She was a great cook and often watched the Food Network.

     Jean was humble and didn’t like to be the center of attention. She was always focused on her family and wanted the best for them. She was close to her sisters as well. She will be missed by those who loved her and will live on in their hearts forever.

     Her memorial calling hours will be held at Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd. on Monday August 28 from 4 to 7 pm. Family and friends are invited to attend. To leave a condolence message for Jean’s family please visit

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August 28, 2023

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home
35 Snowling Rd.
Uxbridge, MA 01569


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