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Ella Mae Bourque, age 90, died July 11, 2011, while a resident of Riverside Convalescent Center, Mathews.

She was a member of St. James Catholic Church, Port Arthur, Texas.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Emory Bourque.

Mae is survived by her son, Hal D. Bourque and his wife Karen; grandchildren, Kelly B. Burns (Travis) and Adam D. Bourque (Brittany); three great-grandchildren, Ashton, Ava and Calianne; a sister, Vern Foster, and brother, C. J. Foster of Abbeville, La.

The family would like to sincerely thank the entire staff of Riverside Convalescent Center in Mathews for the love and care provided our mother.

Burial will be in Port Arthur, Texas.

Memorial contributions may be made to Church of St. Francis de Sales, P.O. Box 158, Mathews, Va. 23109 or Gwynn’s Island Baptist Church Building Fund, Box 26, Gwynn, Va. 23066.

Local arrangements by Foster-Faulkner Funeral Home, Mathews, Va.