WINCHENDON – Alan J. Gauthier, 73, of 92B Ipswich Drive, died peacefully Friday, October 9, 2020 in Baystate Medical Center, Springfield.
Born in Winchendon on March 24, 1947, he was the son of the late Alfred and Grace (Patch) Gauthier and was a graduate of Murdock High School. Alan proudly served his country as a member of the United States Air Force.
Alan was a woodworker at the former Patriots Furniture Company. An avid fan of the Boston Red Sox, NASCAR and New England Patriots, he enjoyed telling jokes and making people laugh. He also enjoyed reading. Alan was a member of Eugene M. Connor Post #193 American Legion.
He leaves two children, Shannon E. Gauthier of Naples, FL and Matthew A. Gauthier and his wife Ashley of Valley Springs, CA; four grandchildren, Michael, Shawn, Anthony and Makaylah; a brother Alfred Gauthier Jr of Orange; three sisters, Claudette Vaillancourt of Winchendon, Patricia Lemmer and her husband Robert of Winchendon and Nancy Wheeler and her husband James of FL, and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Earl Gauthier and George Gauthier and a sister, June Wood.
Funeral services will be held Monday, October 26, 2020 at 10 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. A calling hour will precede the services from 9 AM to 10 A.M. Masks and social distancing are required.
Burial, with military honors, will be in Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Winchendon.
Family and friends may view the funeral by clicking the following link https://webcasts.lifetributes.com/1097800