1923 – 2016
N. Grosvenordale – Omer W. Menard, 93, formerly of Market St., died Sunday, August 14, 2016 at Davis Place Nursing Home in Killingly. He was the loving husband of Carolyn (Madura) Menard whom he married on June 25, 1983 after the death of his first wife Edna (Blanchette) Menard who died on August 11, 1980. Born in Oxford, MA, he was the son of the late Ephrem and Letitia (Robert) Menard.
Mr. Menard worked for many years at a spring factory in Oxford, MA. He was a devout Boston Red Sox fan and in his earlier years he was a amateur boxer in North Grosvenordale.
Omer is survived by his wife, a daughter Ann Gauvin of FL; a step daughter Lisa Sharpe of N. Grosvenordale; a sister Blanche Czernicki of Putnam; two grandchildren Donald Gauvin of MA and Jami Perry of FL; four great grandchildren Craig, Rebecca, Jeffrey, and Veronica. He was predeceased by two sons Gerard Menard and Alan Menard; brothers Eugene, Ernest, Robert, and William Menard; sisters Dora Grochowski, Elaine Moran, and Aurore Barthelet; and two grandsons Christopher Menard and Jeffrey Menard.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service to be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Joseph Cemetery, 18 Main St., N. Grosvenordale. Gilman-Valade Funeral Homes and Crematory 104 Church St., Putnam have been entrusted with the arrangements. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.