George D. Brodeur, 92
Shrewsbury - George D. Brodeur, 92, of Shrewsbury, died peacefully Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at the UMass Memorial Hospital, Worcester, following an illness. His beloved wife, Gladys (Johnson) Brodeur, died in 1998. He was also predeceased by his sister, Jeannette Stubbert, and his two brothers, Albert and Paul Brodeur.
He leaves his brother, Richard A. Brodeur and his wife Alice of Shrewsbury, as well as many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews.
George was born in Worcester, son of the late George A. and Cora (Goyette) Brodeur, and lived in Shrewsbury for many years. He graduated from Commerce High School and served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.
Prior to his retirement in 1983, George had worked for 37 years for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Works as an engineer and surveyor.
He was a member of Saint Anne’s Parish in Shrewsbury, the Retired State, County & Municipal Employees Association, and the Harmony Club, and was an honorary member of the Probus Club for his years of tireless fundraising efforts in the Jewish community. He also was an honorary member of the Massachusetts Police Chiefs Association and the Massachusetts State Police Association.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with George’s family Friday, Sept. 20, from 5 – 7 p.m., in the Britton-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, 648 Main St., Shrewsbury. His funeral will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, at 9 a.m. from the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at 10 a.m. in Saint Anne’s Church, 130 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester.
Instead of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Saint Anne’s Human Services, 130 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545.
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