A. Joseph “Joe” Auclair, Jr.
1940 – 2009
East Putnam – A. Joseph “Joe” Auclair, Jr., 68, of Five Mile River Road, died Thursday, March 19, 2009 in Rhode Island. He was the beloved husband of Susanne (Sansoucy) Auclair. They were married in 1969 at St. Mary Church of the Visitation in Putnam. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Arthur J. Auclair Sr., and Estelle (Bazinette) Auclair.
Mr. Auclair was a graduate of Putnam High School and a post-graduate of Ellis Technical High School. He furthered his career at New England Technical School. He owned and operated A.J. Auclair & Son Electrical Contractors. He was the head electrician for the Woodstock Fair and was a member of the Connecticut National Guard for 22 years.
In addition to his wife, Arthur is survived by his son, Timothy Auclair and his wife Laurie of East Putnam; his grandchildren, Justine Boska and Josie Boska and his nephew, Michael Gadbois of Ohio. He was predeceased by his sister, the late Elizabeth Gadbois; and his brother in-law, the late Joseph Gadbois.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Joe’s family from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, Saturday, March 28, 2009 in the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, with a funeral service at 3:00 pm. Burial will be private.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.