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FITCHBURG – Douglas E. Eaton, 89, of Fitchburg, died peacefully Monday, February 20, 2023 in Health Alliance Hospital, Leominster.
He was born in Gardner on May 25, 1933, son of the late Everett G. and Geraldine (Truman) Eaton and attended schools in Gardner and Athol. He was a resident of Fitchburg for most of his life.
Doug had worked as a security guard for many years in Fitchburg and had previously worked for 19 years at H.P. Hood and Son. During the Korean War, he proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army. He was an avid fan of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox.
His wife, Louise (Caouette) Eaton, died in 1990. He leaves one brother, David Eaton of Illinois; two sisters, Marguerite Eaton of Brockton and Rosalie Tallman of Phillipston and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Five brothers and one sister, Kenneth Eaton, Everett Eaton, Roger Eaton, Robert Eaton, Richard Eaton, and Helen Babcock also preceded him in death.
Military funeral services will be held Friday, April 21, 2023 at 3 P.M. in Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Hospital for Children.
To leave an online condolence, please visit www.stone-ladeau.com
Kevin J. Mack, Walter C. Taylor and Douglas M. Stone, directors
Friday, April 21, 2023
3:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)
111 Glenallen Street
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