Aimé A. Grenier
1930 – 2009
North Grosvenordale- Aimé A. Grenier was welcomed into the arms of our Lord and reunited with his wife, Yvette, on Monday July 6, 2009. He was born in North Grosvenordale, Ct, one of seven children of Bernard and Antoinette (Remillard) Grenier.
Aimé was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving as a Sergeant in the Korean War Conflict from 1951 to 1953, and further serving his country in the Army Reserve until 1957.
He was a mechanic, formerly employed at Fran’s Getty in Webster, MA, and Johnson Corrugated in Thompson CT, retiring in 1998 to care for his wife. Aimé married Yvette LeBoeuf on July 4, 1953 at Sacred Heart Church in Webster, MA. Yvette predeceased him on December 13, 2007, and he missed her greatly.
Aimé leaves behind his 6 children; Marie, David, and Patricia Grenier, all of North Grosvenordale, Diane Goyette and her husband, Michael, of Putnam, Rita Grenier of Chesterfield, England and Anne Marie Donais, and her husband Donald, of Woodstock. Also, grandchildren, Aimee Jane Griffin and her husband, Bruce, of Thompson, Jason Authier of Thompson, Christopher Goyette of Woodstock and Thomas D. Goyette of Putnam. He was predeceased by his wife, and his brother Andrew “Butch” Grenier.
Aimé enjoyed a good joke, spending time with his great grandchildren, Jason and Austin Authier, the Boston Red Sox, mowing his lawn, and Sunday mornings with his surviving brothers and sisters; Paul Grenier, Jean Grenier, Cecile Grenier, Agnes Gaucher and Marguerite LaFountaine. In addition, he leaves many nieces and nephews.
He was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church, N. Grosvenordale CT and a member of the Knights of Columbus and the American Legion in N. Grosvenordale.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Aimé’s family from 5:00pm to 8:00pm, Thursday July 9, 2009, in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am Friday, July 9, 2009 in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 20 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Aimé’s name may be made to St. Joseph’s Church, 20 Main Street, North Grosvenordale, CT 06255.