Marlborough – Reno J. Daigle, 94 of Marlborough, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center of Worcester. Born in Madwaska, Maine, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marie (Jalbert) Daigle, and the husband of the late Georgette (Daigle) Daigle, who died in 2009.
He was a graduate of Madawaska High School, class of 1937, and the American College of Life Underwriters. A veteran of WWII, he served proudly in the U.S. Army Intelligence Division, attaining the rank of captain, and earning numerous citations and medals.
Mr. Daigle began his career with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., moving to Assumption Life in 1957 and retired in 1985 as the supervisor for the New England area. He had been an active member of the former St. Mary's Parish.
He is survived by his daughters, Rachel Rowells and her husband Clyde and Helen Gilbert and her husband Adrian; his sisters, Agnes Beaulieu and Therese Sartain and her husband Wyvil; his granddaughter; Nicole Wellbeloved and her husband Blair; her grandson, Aaron McDonald and his wife Nicole (Testa) McDonald; his great-grandchildren, Trey, Quinn Sadie, and Eloise; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter; Louise McDonald; his great-grandson, Blake Wellbeloved; and two brothers and three sisters.
Visiting hours will be held Friday, March 7, from 5 – 7 p.m., at the Slattery Funeral Home, 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough. A funeral service will be celebrated Saturday, March 8, at 10 a.m., at St. Matthias Church, 409 Hemenway St., Marlborough. Burial will be private and held at St. Mary's Cemetery at a later date.
Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.
The family wishes to thank Elizabeth Howard, MD and Linda Pellegrini, NP, as well as the staff at Notre Dame Long Term Care Center for the compassionate care provided for him.