Thompson – Zephirin E. Gagne formerly of Thompson Road, died January 10, 2007 in Matulaitis Nursing Home. Born in Sprague, CT, he was the son of the late Benjamin and Marie (Jalbert) Gagne. He was the beloved husband of the late Catherine (Raymond) Gagne for 76 years.
Mr. Gagne owned and operated Zeph Gagne & Son Plumbing and Heating for many years, retiring in 1980. He was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church. He was a life member of the Putnam Lodge of Elks and a member of the Valley Springs Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed traveling after he retired.
He is survived by a daughter-in-law Simonne M. Gagne of Woodstock, CT and Spring Hill, FL, four grandchildren, Mark Gagne, Raymond Gagne, Gary Voorhis, and Gwyneth Irizarry, and six great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his two children, Lawrence Gagne and Gloria Voorhis.
Friends and relatives are invited to join with Zephirin’s family for a graveside service at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 13, 2007 in St. Mary Cemetery, Providence St., Putnam. Donations may be made to the Putnam Elks Charity Fund, 64 Edmund St. Putnam, CT 06260. Arrangements by the Gilman Funeral Home.