Gary Destroismaisons, 56, of Leominster
Loving Husband, Brother and Friend
Leominster-Gary Destroismaisons, 56 of Leominster, lost his battle with cancer and died peacefully at home Wednesday evening December 06, 2017, surrounded by his loving family and close friends.
Gary was born in Fitchburg, May 10, 1961, a son of the late Arthur L. and Lorraine (Bouvier) Destroismaisons and has lived in Leominster for the past 20 years.
Gary will be missed greatly by his beloved wife Jane (Lorion) Destroismaisons; four siblings, Arthur A. Destroismaisons and his wife Kathleen of Athol, Nancy Niemi and her husband Anthony of Fitchburg, Alan Destroismaisons and his wife Sandra of Ontario, Canada and Mark Destroismaisons of Fitchburg; and several nieces and nephews. Gary will also be missed by his faithful friend and companion, his dog Buddy and his very large network of close friends, most of whom he considered his family.
Gary will be fondly remembered for his enormous heart and generosity, his love of life, sense of humor and his stealth patience and strength facing every obstacle in his path in stride. He never complained about any of the difficult issues he has faced but remained calm at all times. Gary enjoyed every day regardless of his circumstances and truly was an inspiration to us all.
Gary was a graduate of Montachusett Regional Technical Vocational Schools Automotive Technology division, Fitchburg MA. He worked most of his life in auto parts sales. Gary also worked for several years as a small appliance repair technician for Time State Trading. Gary recently returned to his love of the auto parts world and worked for Performance Transportation as their Truck Parts Sales and Service Manager.
Gary was a long time member of the South Fitchburg Social Club. He loved his frequent visits to Maine, camping and had a special connection with Old Orchard Beach. He also enjoyed his annual trips to the drag races with friends. His hobbies included golf,
Cruise Nights for his love of classic cars and spending countless hours with his loving wife and beloved family and friends.
A funeeral service will be held Friday December 15, 2017 at 1pm in the Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water St. Fitchburg. Rev. Mary Ann Barry will be the celebrant.
Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Destroismaisons Family Fund and can be made at any TD Bank location.
Smith-Mallahy-Masciarelli and the Fitchburg Chapel of Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 243 Water St. Fitchburg, Ma 01420, is honored to be assisting the family with the arrangements.
Please visit www.masciarellifamilyfuneralhomes.net for further information.
John F. Masciarelli, Walter C. Taylor and James M. Hebert, funeral directors.
Friday, December 15, 2017
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Smith - Mallahy - Masciarelli FH - Fitchburg
243 Water Street
Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420
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