It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Carter Veilleux, a beloved son, brother, grandson, and nephew, who left this world far too soon on September 28, 2023. Born on June 23, 2010, in Gardner, Carter spent his short but vibrant life in Winchendon. He was an active, bright, and promising young man who brought joy and laughter to everyone who knew him.
Carter was a dynamic, spirited, and energetic soul who loved sports. He was passionate about hockey, baseball, and swimming, and had recently taken up golf. A student council member at Murdock Middle School, Carter was actively involved in numerous school activities. His love for video games and camaraderie with his friends were testaments to his playful and social nature.
Carter is survived by his parents, Jeremy and Bonnie Veilleux; his brother, Cohen Veilleux; his grandparents, Frank and Marie McKinnon; Lisa and Craig Gouslin; Noel and Maureen Veilleux; his uncles and aunts, Josh and Brenne Veilleux, Jessica McKinnon, Jason King, Frank and Deana McKinnon; and numerous cousins. Carter's memory will be cherished by all. His vivacious spirit, infectious laughter, and the love he spread will continue to inspire and guide us.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 6, 2023, from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. at the Stone Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon, MA 01475. We invite all who knew and loved Carter to attend. We encourage you to share your memories and photos of Carter on the memorial page to celebrate his life and the joy he brought to us all. As we remember Carter. While we mourn Carter's departure, we find solace in the fact that he is now at peace in his celestial home.
His funeral will be private.
A celebration of Carter's life will be held 5:00 - 10:00 PM on October 7, 2023 at Hidden Hills, in which we encourage all who knew and loved Carter to attend, and share your memories with his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Carter's name to https://secure.childrenshospital.org/site/Donation
The Stone Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon, MA has been entrusted with Carter's care.
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor and Melissa A. McQuaid, funeral directors.