1937 – 2022
Thompson– Emile V. Breault, Jr., 84, of W. Thompson Rd, died Wednesday, January 12, 2022, at Riverside Rehabilitation and Care Center in East Hartford. He was the loving husband of the late Sharon (Hillmann) Breault. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Emile and Corinthe (Champagne) Breault, Sr.
Emile worked for many years as maintenance supervisor for the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection.
He was a member of Hot Sparks Hot Rod Club, the National Guard, Yankee Yesteryear Car Club, Antique Truck Historical Club Nutmeg Chapter, and the Thompson Historical Society. A carpenter by trade, Emile enjoyed tinkering with just about everything. He owned and restored several antique vehicles and motorcycles. He was an exhibitor for over 40 years at the Woodstock Fair, helped restore the old Thompson Town Hall, and was proud of the information kiosk that he made for the West Thompson Dam.
Emile is survived by his children, Danielle (Raymond) Lajoie of Putnam, Emile “Moe” Breault, III of Pomfret, Michelle (David) Placido of Greenville, RI, Denise Breault of Arlington, MA, Paul (Tammy) Breault of Thompson, and Christopher Breault of Brooklyn; his siblings, Jacqueline (Jake) Jacobson and John (Donna) Breault; his brothers-in-law, Greg Peterson and Mark Cassidy, and sisters-in-law, Rhonda Breault and Judith Hillmann; thirteen grandchildren, Rebecca Provost (Joseph), Emma, Matthew, Cory, Krysten, Kayla, Owen, Samuel, Kate, Jonathan, Seth, Jessica, and Waylon; three great-grandchildren, Anastasia, Catherine and Damian; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his siblings, Colette Breault, Richard Breault, and Cecile Peterson, and great-grandaughter, Violet Breault.
Relatives & Friends are invited to a Funeral Mass of Christian Burial on Tuesday January 18, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Most Holy Trinity Church, Pomfret, CT. Burial will be handled privately.
Memorial donations may be made to West Thompson Fire Dept and Community Fire Co.
For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.