Henry G. Guillemette, age 73, of Somerset, passed away Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Sarah S Brayton. He was a husband of Blanche (Freve) Guillemette.
Born in Fall River, son of the late George J. and Lena M. (Gagne) Guillemette. Mr. Guillemette served active duty in the U.S. Army and later served in the National Guard. He was employed as a pump mechanic for Globe Manufacturing and also as a security guard for Charlton Memorial Hospital for many years. He was a parishioner of St. Louis de France Church, and a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Father Boehr Council of Tiverton. He was also a member of the Rod and Gun Club of New Bedford and the National Rifle Association of America.
Besides his wife of 52years, he leaves four children, Denise Gagne & husband Gary of Jamestown R.I., Richard Guillemette & wife Elizabeth of Athol M.A., Diane Dougherty & husband Douglas of West Warwick, R.I., and Mark Guillemette & wife Valerie of Westport, MA; a brother, Raymond Guilemette; and two sisters, Theresa Barbosa and Yvonne Beaudry all of Fall River; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Following cremation, Mr. Guillemette's memorial funeral mass will be held on Friday, June 29, 2012 at 10:00AM in St Louis de France Church, 56 Buffington St., Swansea. Visitation will be held prior to mass from 8:00AM to 9:00AM in the BOULE FUNERAL HOME, 615 Broadway, Fall River, MA, Interment of cremated remains will be in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Connery Avenue, Bourne, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284.