Pomfret Center – Leo M. Gregoire Jr., 72, of Mashamoquet Rd., died Tuesday, May 27, 2008 at William W. Backus Hospital in Norwich. He was the loving husband of the late Marie Jacqueline (Bouchard) Gregoire. Born in Putnam, he was the son of the late Leo Gregoire, Sr. and Margaret (Thornton) Gregoire.
Mr. Gregoire graduated from Putnam High School. He owned and operated Everybody’s Spa’s until 1982. He moved to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands where he was a maintenance manager for Armour Enterprises for 20 years.
Mr. Gregoire enjoyed reading, snorkeling, and spending time on the water.
Mr. Gregoire is survived by his three sons, Larry Gregoire and his wife Diane of Pomfret Center, Bruce Gregoire and his wife Sue of Coventry, and Danny Gregoire and his wife Debbie of Thompson; two brothers, Richard Gregoire of Cadyville, NY and Robert Gerry Gregoire of Bellview, NE; a sister, Carol Flynn and her husband Leroy of Woodstock; his companion, Adella Gregoire of Pomfret; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sons, Wayne Gregoire and Brian Gregoire; a brother Arthur Gregoire; and a sister Theresa Dinkle.
Friends and relatives are invited to a Celebration of Leo’s Life on Friday, June 6, 2008 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the home of his son, Danny Gregoire, 26 Marcy Lane in Thompson. Gilman funeral home has been entrusted with his arrangements.