GARDNER – F. Donald Legault, Jr., 62, of Gardner died peacefully Tuesday evening, November 16, 2021 in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Gardner, with this family at his side.
He was born in Waterville, Maine on January 28, 1959, son of Catherine L. (Russell) Legault of Gardner and the late F. Donald Legault. Don grew up in Maine and Massachusetts and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps, serving at one time in Okinawa.
Don had worked at various times as an automotive mechanic, security officer and in the cement siding business. He enjoyed fishing in his younger years, riding his motorcycle and played baseball in high school. Don enjoyed writing poetry and had published three poems.
In addition to his mother, he leaves his brothers and sisters, Catherine A. Legault of Gardner, Diana L. Legault of Gardner, Michael R. Legault of Nashua, NH, Paul J. Legault of Gardner, Russell P. Legault and his wife Lorrie of Westminster, Annette M. Legault of Templeton and Leo A. Legault and his wife Laurie of Winchendon and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 26, 2021 at 12 Noon in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Services will be streamed and may be viewed at https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1177288
Calling hours will precede the service Friday from 10 AM to Noon in the funeral home.
Burial, with military honors, will be in Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon.
Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 54 Eagle Street, Ware, MA 01082.