ESTELLE (BEAULIEU) FISETTE
1929 - 2019
HOLYOKE- Estelle A. Fisette, 90, a lifelong “Holyoker” and longtime community business leader passed away on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Armbrook Care Center. She was born in Holyoke on August 14, 1929, a daughter of the late Leo and Antonia (Pin) Beaulieu and was a graduate of Holyoke High School and BayPath College. Estelle has been working in the family realty business, Fisette Realty and Plaza Corp since she was a child and was most recently working as the owner and president. She maintained the company financial records for over 80 years and was sure to have the books balanced to the penny. Throughout her long career in realty, Estelle was honored to be the President of the Holyoke Rental Housing Association and President of the Massachusetts State Rental Housing Association. She enjoyed traveling to Hampton Beach, needlepoint and was very fond of cats, especially Mary. Estelle was predeceased by her husband, Donald R. Fisette in 2008. She is survived by her daughter, Linda Jackson and her husband Leon of Holyoke; two sons, Edward Fisette of Holyoke; Robert Fisette of Holyoke and her by grandchildren, Rene Fisette of Huntington; Anna Langone of Holyoke; Jenee King of Holyoke; Amber Maguire of Fitchburg; Elizabeth Keitt of Holyoke and great grandchildren, Abigail Fisette; Jacob Fisette and Anthony Langone. Estelle is also survived by a brother, Donald Beaulieu and his wife Carol of Chicopee and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends, especially Bill Ortega of Holyoke. The Fisette family would also like to mention how the staff at Armbrook cared for Estelle and went above and beyond to make her stay warm, welcome and like home. The family could rest at ease knowing there was such a great staff to support her and her family. Visiting hours will be Monday, September 16, 2019 from 4-7PM at Messier Funeral Home, 1944 Northampton St., Holyoke, MA 01040 with a funeral home service at 6:30PM. The burial will be private in Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Estelle’s name can be made to the TJ O’Connor Adoption Center, 627 Cottage St., Spfld, MA 01104. Please visit www.messierfuneralhome.com for more details or to share online condolences and messages of love.
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