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In Memory of

Oliva Alexandre Langlois

December 25, 1939 - November 27, 2016

Obituary


Oliva "Ollie" Langlois, age 76, of New Bedford, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Maria "Lucy" (Abreu) Langlois, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage, and son of the late Romeo and Roseanna (Villeneuve) Langlois.

Starting off as a beloved barber, Mr. Langlois transitioned to a long and accomplished career with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. During his tenure, Ollie originated the MCI Honor Guard as well as annual memorial services for slain correction officers. Before retiring after over...

Oliva "Ollie" Langlois, age 76, of New Bedford, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the devoted husband of Maria "Lucy" (Abreu) Langlois, with whom he shared 53 years of marriage, and son of the late Romeo and Roseanna (Villeneuve) Langlois.

Starting off as a beloved barber, Mr. Langlois transitioned to a long and accomplished career with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections. During his tenure, Ollie originated the MCI Honor Guard as well as annual memorial services for slain correction officers. Before retiring after over 25 years of service he was Superintendent of Lemuel Shattuck Hospital Correctional Unit. Mr. Langlois was a Veteran of the United States Navy.

His surviving family includes his daughter; Roseann Langlois of Burlington, MA, a son; Jeffrey Langlois and his wife Renee of FL, one brother; Emery Langlois of Humarock, and four wonderful grandchildren; Luciana and Lucas Trabucco, and Alexandre and Caitlin Langlois; several loving sister and brother-in-laws, caring nieces and nephews, and cousins. He will be greatly missed by all of us who loved him dearly.

Visiting hours will be Sunday, December 4, 2016, from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM in Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford. His Funeral will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 at 8:00AM from Rock Funeral Home, followed by a Funeral Mass at 9:00AM in St. Anthony of Padua Church,1359 Acushnet Ave, New Bedford, MA 02746. Memorial gifts may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Pl, Memphis, TN 38105-9959. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Bedford.