1956 – 2014
N. Grosvenordale – Donald E. Deary, 57, of Stawicki Rd., passed quietly and peacefully after a long courageous battle with cancer on Saturday, March 8, 2014. Born in Webster, MA, he was the son of the late Edward and Shirley (Mason) Deary.
Donald leaves behind the love of his life Nancy Kenyon of Thompson; his children, Erica Deary of Worcester, Derek Deary of Thompson; stepchildren, Wendy Durand and her husband Daniel of Woodstock, Lisa Pesce and her husband Crispin of West Hartford; brother, Paul Deary and his wife Eileen of Thompson; sister, Beth Pelletier of Hope Valley, RI; five grandchildren, Damian, Rachel, Emma, Ella and Abigail who were the pride and joy of his life; niece, Chelsea and nephews, Josh and Niles Deary; godfather, William Deary of Worcester, MA; aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.
Donald worked as a HVAC Technician at Day Kimball Hospital. He was a member of the Thompson Knights of Columbus, Thompson Lions and Valley Springs Sportsman’s Club. He enjoyed all Boston sports, Nascar, riding his Harley, vacationing and spending time with his friends and family. He played in many softball and hockey leagues.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Donald’s family from 4:00 to 7:00 pm, on Friday, March 14, 2014 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St. N.Grosvenordale, CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00 am on Saturday, March 15, 2014 in the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Day Kimball Healthcare Cruisin’ for Cancer Care, P.O. Box 632, Putnam, CT06260, a cause he was very committed to. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.