Girard A. Gagnon
NORTH ATTLEBORO - Girard "Jerry" A. Gagnon, 83, of North Attleboro, formerly of Plainville, passed away at home on Monday, January 6, 2014. He was the husband of Mary E. (Powell) Gagnon to whom he married on August 22, 1953.
Born in Central Falls, RI on December 17, 1930, he was a son of the late Eugene A. and Lillian A. (Theroux) Gagnon.
Mr. Gagnon proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps Reserves prior to and then in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Girard was employed as a truck driver at Teknor Apex in Pawtucket, RI for over 42 years prior to his retirement in 1994.
In addition to his wife of 60 years, he leaves three children: Stephen G. Gagnon and his wife Lorena J. Gagnon; Donna L. Grassi and her husband Alan D. Grassi; Mary J. Mayer and her husband Jeffrey J. Mayer; two sisters: Dorothy Shabo; Claire Coia; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
Jerry was predeceased by his brother Eugene Gagnon.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in Mr. Gagnon's name to the D.A.V. (Disabled American Veterans) at www.dav.org.
For additional information or to send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home. (508) 695-0200
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