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Homer J. Vaillancourt

March 12, 1936 — February 24, 2017

WINCHENDON - Homer J. Vaillancourt, 80, of 140 Glenallen Street, died peacefully Friday evening, February 24, 2017 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center, University Campus, Worcester, with his family at his side.

He was born in Peterborough, New Hampshire on March 12, 1936, son of the late Servulle and Marie (Valade) Vaillancourt and moved to Winchendon at the age of three.  He was educated in Winchendon, where he lived for most of his life.

Homer was a woodworker and had worked at Winchendon Furniture, Patriot Industry, Sprague and Carleton in Keene, NH, and Temple Stuart Furniture in Baldwinville.  He last worked at Ray Plastics until his retirement.  Homer was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church.

His hobbies were photography and playing the guitar.  Many years ago, he belonged to a country band, "Rhythm Ramblers."

He leaves his wife of 59 years Claudette A. (Gauthier) Vaillancourt; four children, Joni Gorecki and her husband William of Winchendon, Homer J. Vaillancourt Jr of Copperas Cove, TX, Steven A. Vaillancourt of Winchendon and Bruce W. Vaillancourt of Winchendon; a brother, George Vaillancourt of Winchendon; 7 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, three great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, March 4, 2017 at 10 A.M. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street.

Calling hours in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street will be Friday, March 3, 2017 from 5 to 7 P.M.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in the spring.

Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimers Association, 480 Pleasant St, Watertown, MA 02472.

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