1937 – 2019
N. Grosvenordale – George E. Therrien, 81, of Fabyan Rd., passed away on Friday, May 3, 2019 at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester. He was the loving husband of Jacqueline (Savage) Therrien. Born in N. Grosvenordale, he was the son of the late Josephat and Alberta (Houle) Therrien.
George was employed as a machinist and worked for Wyman Gordon in Worcester, MA. He was a member of the West Thompson Fire Department and was an avid NASCAR, UCONN Women’s Basketball and the Boston Red Sox fan. George especially loved the time he spent with his family at Old Orchard Beach and the trips to Loudon, NH with his sons and grandsons.
In addition to his wife, George is survived by his two sons, Richard and his wife Melissa Therrien of New Boston, NH, Philip and his wife Wanda Therrien of Wauregan; daughter, Celeste Therrien of Putnam; daughter in-law, Kylee Therrien of FL; two brothers, Norman and his wife Anita of N. Grosvenordale, and Paul and his wife Jackie of AZ; two sisters, Theresa Oloff and Rita Poirier both of MA; three grandsons, Mark, Andrew and his wife Gina and Randall; three step grandchildren, Heather, Josh, and Stephanie; two great grandsons, Luke and Jude; and three step great grandsons, Gavin, Joe, and Jamiel; brother in law, Ernest Savage; two sister in laws, Edna Harpin and Marie Corriuveault; many nephews, nieces and cousins. He was predeceased by his son, Edward Therrien; and three brothers, Raymond, Roger, and Gerard Therrien.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with George’s family from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday May 8, 2019 in the Valade Funeral Home and Crematory, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. A gathering will begin in the funeral home at 9:00 a.m., on Thursday, May 9, 2019 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd, Southington, CT. 06489, West Thompson Fire Department, 248 W Thompson Rd, North Grosvenordale, CT. 06255 or the Saint Joseph Food Pantry, 20 Main St. North Grosvenordale, CT. 06255. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.