1942 – 2017
North Grosvenordale – Jean “Dicky” R. Lamontagne, 74, of Elliot Hill Rd, died Tuesday March 28, 2017 surrounded by his loving family at Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Theresa (Houle) Lamontagne. Born at home in Woodstock, he was the son of the late Armand and Rita (Denno) Lamontagne. On July 31, 1965, at Sacred Heart Church in Southbridge, MA, he was united in marriage to the former Theresa Houle.
Mr. Lamontagne worked for over 52 years as a molder and foreman at Fiberglass Fabrications, Inc., in Smithfield, RI. He was a member of the Cargill Council Knights of Columbus in Putnam, lifetime member of Thompson Little League, and was a communicant of St. Joseph Church in N. Grosvenordale. He enjoyed fishing, family vacations, and bird watching. He was an avid sports fan for the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots, and the Boston Bruins. But, above all he cherished the quality time that he spent with his two granddaughters. Dicky will be remembered by all for his infectious smile and kind heart.
Dicky is survived by his wife of 51 years Theresa; a son Mark Lamontagne and his wife Karen of N. Grosvenordale; two brothers Armand Lamontagne of Woodstock and Robert Lamontagne of Woodstock; two sisters Jeanne Williamson of Woodstock and Irene Cote of Danielson; his two cherished granddaughters Lexie “Bones” and Katie “Pipsqueak”; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. He was predeceased by four brothers Michael, Ernest, Norman, and David Lamontagne and a sister Arlene Syriac.
Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday April 1, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. meeting directly at St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial donations in Dicky’s memory may be made to the Thompson Little League Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 501, N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.