Southbridge...Joseph Francis Gauthier, 65, died at home Wednesday, November 3, 2021, after an illness. He leaves his wife of 2 years Mague Havers, they were married November 30, 2019.
He leaves his son Patrick and his wife Chantell of Charlton, a brother Richard Gauthier and his wife Jane of Southbridge, many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his 2 brothers Raymond Gauthier (2017), and Jon Gauthier (2020).
He was born in Southbridge, July 27, 1956, son of the late Edward W. and Catherine (Shippee) Gauthier, and was a lifelong resident. He attended the former Cole Trade High School, and Bay Path Regional Vocational High School. He later joined the US Navy, serving for 6 years. He was stationed aboard the USS Kraus in Charleston, SC, and the USS Damato our of Newport, RI.
Joe recently retired as a tool & die maker, after working for over 40 years throughout Central Massachusetts. He was an avid outdoorsman throughout his life.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the VFW, Leonide J Lemire Post 6055, 1023 N. Woodstock Road, Southbridge, MA 01550.
A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, November 19, 2021, at 11AM at Union Cemetery, Route 169, Charlton, MA.
Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA 01550 is assisting the family with arrangements.