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Gerard 'Buggo' Grenier

December 28, 1931 — September 7, 2016

Gerard “Buggo” Grenier, 84, formerly of Jaffrey, died peacefully on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at his home in Barefoot Bay, Florida, after a brief illness.

He was born December 28, 1931 in Jaffrey, NH, son of the late Louis and Yvonne (Christian) Grenier.

After graduating Conant High School in Jaffrey, Gerard enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and served our country honorably from 1951-1957 and achieved the rank of Sergeant. He served 2 years of service at the American Embassy in France. Gerard "Buggo" marched in 49 consecutive Memorial Day parades in Jaffrey and for 29 of those years proudly as Parade Marshall. He was also a member of the John Humiston Post #11 American Legion of Jaffrey.

Gerard worked as a sheet metal fabricator first with Marshall Danforth of Rindge until 1961 and then with Al Melanson of Keene until joining the Local 298 in Manchester until his retirement in 1986.

Buggo enjoyed golf and travel, especially to Florida, his second home.

In addition to his parents, Gerard was predeceased by his brother, Maurice Grenier.

Gerard is survived by his wife of 56 years, Roselyn (Petit-Carpenter) Grenier of Barefoot Bay, Florida. His daughter Nicole "Nicky" (Grenier) Myshrall of Florida. His 2 sons, Gerard "Gerry" Grenier of Ridge Springs, South Carolina and Thomas "Tommy" Grenier of Rindge, NH. 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren, and 2 sisters, Lydia Connor of Winchendon, MA and Florence Antognoni of Westminister, MA. and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

Friends and family are invited to calling hours on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 33 River Street, (Route 202) Jaffrey.

A Memorial Service will take place at 11:00 AM, immediately following the visitation in the funeral home chapel. Rev. Wilfred Deschamps, Pastor of Saint Patrick Church in Jaffrey will be the celebrant. Burial will follow at Saint Patrick Cemetery in Jaffrey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Buggo’s name to the Jaffrey -Rindge Memorial Ambulance Service, Post Office Box 107, Jaffrey NH 03452.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 22, 2016

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center

33 River Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452-0486

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Memorial Service

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center

33 River Street, Jaffrey, NH 03452-0486

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Burial

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