Gilbert J. Canuel, 80 of Fall River passed away Tuesday, June 19, 2012 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the husband of Anna (Levesque) Canuel.
Born in Fall River, son of the late George J. and Nalda (Bisson) Canuel. He served in the Massachusetts National Guard .Prior to retirement he was employed by Ideal Laundry and Dry Cleaning and Servomation Int. Mr. Canuel was a parishioner of Parish of Holy Trinity, a recipient of the Marion Medal in 1986, very active with charitable Organizations, Bishop's Catholic Charities Appeal and bingo, and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Besides his wife Mr. Canuel is survived by three sons, Paul Canuel and wife Liane , Raymond Canuel of Fall River, John Canuel and his wife Lisa of Taunton, a daughter Pauline Trahan and husband Bruce of Conventry RI, two brothers Edward G. Canuel and Alfred Canuel of Fall River, two grandchildren, Thomas and Sarah Canuel and many nieces and nephews. He also was the father of the late Rev Gilbert Canuel Jr.
Mr. Canuel's funeral will be held on Saturday June 23, 2012 at 8:45 AM from the BOULE FUNERAL HOME, 615 Broadway, Fall River, MA, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in the Parish of Holy Trinity, 951 Stafford Rd. Fall River Interment will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, from 4:00PM to 7:00PM.