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Earl L. Dufresne, 80

Obit Earl DufresneNorthborough – Earl L. Dufresne, 80, died Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 in UMass/Memorial Health Care (University Campus) after a period of declining health.

He leaves his devoted wife of 56 years, June M. (Walker) Dufresne; his son, Alan Dufresne and his wife Patricia of Groton; his daughter, Merry Pellegrino and her husband Gary of West Brookfield; his grandchildren, April, Louis, Roy, Charlotte, and Timothy; a brother, Neil Dufresne of Florida; a sister, Linda Feeny of Maine; nieces and nephews; last but not least, his beloved Australian shepherd dog, Bart.

Earl was born in Worcester, son of the late Earl L. and Hilda (Williamson) Dufresne Sr., and lived most of his life in Northborough. He graduated from Northborough High School and attended Clark University before being drafted in the Army. He proudly served his country during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany.

He was employed at Wyman-Gordon in Worcester for over 35 years as an Ultrasonic Specialist.

Earl was a life member of Worcester Pistol and Rifle Association, a member of the Eight Point Sportsmen’s Club of Sterling, and a member of Rice Memorial Baptist Church. He loved visiting with his grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held Friday, Sept. 6, from 6 – 8 p.m., in Hays Funeral Home, 56 Main St., Northborough. Earl’s funeral will be Saturday, Sept. 7, at 10 a.m., in the funeral home, followed by burial with military honors in Howard St. Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Eight Point Sportsmen’s Club, P.O. Box 235, Sterling, MA 01564.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, please visit www.haysfuneralhome.com.

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