1959 – 2012
N. Grosvenordale – Kevin C. Valade, 53, of Reardon Rd., died Sunday, August 5, 2012 in Dudley, MA. Born in Putnam, he was the son of Rita (Groh) Rohr of N. Grosvenordale and the late Joseph Valade.
Mr. Valade worked in sales for R.E. Prescott in Exeter, NH.
Kevin was an avid golfer and enjoyed following all of the Boston sports teams. He was the past President of the Thompson Lions Club.
In addition to his mother, Kevin is survived by; his step father, Gordon Rohr of N. Grosvenordale; his brothers, Joseph Valade and his wife Linda of Woodstock, Wayne Valade of N. Grosvenordale, and step brother Greg Rohr of Byron, IL; his sisters Jacqueline Sujdak and her husband John of Dudley, Michelle Marcinczyk and her husband Richard of Dudley, and Kirsten Johnson and her husband Brendan of N. Grosvenordale; several nieces and nephews; and Danielle Mitchell of Pittsfield, MA, a daughter-like figure who he helped mentor.
The family would like to thank Dr. David Shepro, M.D. and staff at Commonwealth Hematology-Oncology, Dr. Jason Gee and Dr. Christopher Tretter, M.D. at Lahey Clinic in Burlington, MA, the staff at VNA of Webster, and especially R.E. Prescott for the help and support through Kevin’s illness.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Kevin’s family from 5:00pm to 8:00pm on Friday, August 10, 2012 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A gathering will begin at 9:00am on Saturday, August 11, 2012, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Joseph Church, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Garden of Peace Cemetery in Webster, MA. In lieu of flowers memorial donations, may be made to St. Joseph Church 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale, CT 06255, Overlook Hospice, 88 Masonic Home Rd., Charlton, MA 01570, or Thompson Lions Club, P.O. Box 28, Thompson, CT 06277. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.