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    Elaine M. CHARTIER

    Female 1949 - 2002  (52 years)

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    • Name Elaine M. CHARTIER 

      • Elaine was a popular Cape Cod Mental Health Counselor and Past Chair of the Massachusetts Governors Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.She graduated from Canton High School in 1967. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Northeastern University in Boston in 1973 and received her Masters in Education (M.Ed) with a major in Psychology from Boston College in 1979. Mrs. Piepgrass was a licensed Mental Health Counselor, licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Certified Alcoholism Counselor that specialized in Substance Abuse and Addictions. She was a member of several professional organizations including the American Association for Counseling and Development, the American Mental Health Counselors Association, American Counseling Association, the Massachusetts Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, and the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association. Mrs. Piepgrass was a popular speaker on the topics of personal relationships, substance abuse and addictions. Prior to her being diagnosed with breast cancer in 1989, she had been approached by a radio station about the possibility of doing a radio talk show about substance abuse, alcoholism, and related topics. She was employed at the Massachusetts Correction Institution (MCI) Bridgewater, Masssashusetts from 1971 until 1977, when she left to go into private practice. She was also employed on a part time basis by the Thorne Clinic located on the grounds of the Barnstable County Hospital in Pocasset, from 1986 until 1994. Mrs Piepgrass served as a Special Police Officer for the Town of Bourne Police Department for many years during the 1970s and 1980s. She specialized in cases that related to rape or sexual assaults as well as child abuse or molestation cases, and also served as a lecturer at the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional Police Academy in Fall River. She was an avid horsewoman who owned her own horse, and she rode out of Autumn Farm Stable in Middleboro. Mrs Piepgrass was very active in community afffairs, and in the past had served as a volunteer in the Bourne School system and also as a member and speaker for the Bourne Partners in Education and the Bourne Council of Volunteers. Mrs. Piepgrass was an accomplished amateur actress that had many starring roles in various theatrical productions for several Cape Cod theatre groups. These groups included the Cotuit Center for the Arts, Bourne Theater on the Bay and the Cape Cod Community College. The highlight of her amateur acting career came in 1992-1993, when she won "Best Actress in a Dramatic Role" awarded by the Cape Cod Association for Community Theater Excellence for her starring role in the Theater on the Bay production of "The Effects of Gamma Rays on Man in the Moon Marigolds".

      Born 10 Oct 1949  Milton, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Gender Female 
      Died 02 Jul 2002  Bourne, Barnstable Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Person ID I14773  Chartier Family
      Last Modified 7 Jul 2016 

      Father Parker G. CHARTIER,   b. 26 Nov 1919, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1996, Canton, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
      Relationship Birth 
      Mother Lauretta WATTS,   d. 12 Dec 2003, Norwood, Norfolk Co., MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
      Relationship Birth 
      Family ID F7388  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

      Family Daniel J. PIEPGRASS 
       1. James P. PIEPGRASS  [Birth]
       2. Amy PIEPGRASS  [Birth]
      Last Modified 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 
      Family ID F7390  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    • Event Map
      Link to Google MapsBorn - 10 Oct 1949 - Milton, Norfolk Co., MA Link to Google Earth
      Link to Google MapsDied - 02 Jul 2002 - Bourne, Barnstable Co., MA Link to Google Earth
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