Conrad A. Rousseau

March 15, 2018


Conrad A. Rousseau, 80, of Somerset, passed away on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of fifty-three years to Karen V. (Berwick) Rousseau.

Conrad was born in Fall River, the son of the late Normand R. and Irene (Emond) Rousseau. He graduated from BMC Durfee High School, in 1956, and then attended Bradford Durfee Tech. Mr. Rousseau served his country during the Vietnam War with the United States Air Force. He worked for Pratt Whitney as a technical illustrator and then at Naval Underwater Systems Center as a technical illustrator and director of technical services, retiring in 1991.

Conrad then worked part time at Riverside Art for several years. He was a Scout Master with Troop #16, in Swansea, and a member of the Order of the Arrow. Mr. Rousseau was also involved with many other branches of the Boy Scouts and was a Silver Beaver Award recipient. One of his true passions was the circus, building circus models and was active with numerous circus organizations.

Survivors besides his wife are a daughter: Lynn A. Litchfield and her husband Allan of Norton; two sons: Marc A. Rousseau of Woburn; and Craig E. Rousseau and his life partner M. Patricia Sheehan of Swansea; five grandchildren: Matthew, Christopher, Benjamin, John and Catherine; a brother: Maurice Rousseau of Somerset; along with several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Richard Rousseau.

His Funeral Service will be held on Monday, March 19, 2018, at 9am, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian burial, at 10am, in Saint Louis de France Church, 56 Buffington Street, Swansea. Burial will be privately held with Military Honors in the Spring.

Calling Hours will be held Sunday, March 18, 2018, from 4-7pm, in the funeral home.

Memorial donations in his memory can be made to either the Dana Farber Cancer Institute Division of Development & The Jimmy fund, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284, or the Circus Model Builders of America, Attn: Treasurer Diane Lowry, P.O.Box 6261, Bloomingdale, IL 60108.

Calling Hours

MAR 18. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726


MAR 19. 9:00 AM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Mass

MAR 19. 10:00 AM (EDT)

St. Louis de France Church,
Buffington St.
Swansea, MA, 02777

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