Armand Duhamel, 69
Armand was born and raised in Lowell, son of the late Existe and Alice (Grenier) Duhamel. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Vietnam veteran. Following his service in the Navy, he resided in Hudson and had spent the last 30-plus years in Marlborough.
Armand took great pride in his occupation as a machinist, a job he truly enjoyed, and was currently employed by the J & J Machine Company, LLC of Marlborough. He also owned and operated the former Armand's Pub in Hudson for 5-plus years.
Besides being an avid hunter, enjoying the seasonal hunting trips to Maine and his love of riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, he was well known and appreciated for spending his spare time assisting his family and many friends with their various projects. He was always willing to lend a hand. He was a member of the Hudson AMVETS, the American Legion in Marlborough, and the Marlborough Moose Lodge.
He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl J. Brady and her husband Ed of Westborough; his son, Michael A. Duhamel and his wife Dara of Acton; his five grandchildren, Kelly, Brenden and Cormac Duhamel and Alexys and Abigail Brady; and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Estelle (Durden) Johnson of Southborough, and was the grandfather of the late Adryanne Brady, who died in 1994, and brother of the late Jeannette Corey and Therese Hebert.
Family and friends may attend calling hours on Saturday, Sept. 29, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., followed by a funeral service at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. Burial services will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to Boston Children's Hospital, in memory of Armond Duhamel. Contributions can be made online at www.childrenshospital.org/tribute or checks, made payable to Boston Children's Hospital, can be mailed to Children's Hospital Trust, 401 Park Dr., Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.
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