GAGNON, THOMAS G. JR., age 56, resident of Pulaski passed away Thursday, December 27 at Crouse Hospital in Syracuse. Thomas was a resident of Pulaski since 1999 and previously lived in Foster, RI. He was born July 23, 1956 in Smithfield, RI, the son of Thomas G. and Maureen McGrath Gagnon. He graduated from Smithfield High School in Rhode Island. Thomas married Michelle Charles on October 9, 1999. He was a self-employed Equine Dentist for the past 13 years. He was previously employed by Amtrak for 13 years, retiring in 1999, and he worked for Machinex Co., a family business, in Rhode Island for several years. Thomas was a member of the NRA and Christ Our Light Parish in Pulaski. Surviving, his wife, Michelle of Pulaski, four children, David Gagnon of Smithfield, RI, Elizabeth Gagnon of Foster, RI, Suede Roody of Pulaski, and River Gagnon of Pulaski, his mother Maureen Gagnon of Smithfield, RI, three brothers Steven Gagnon of Smithfield, RI, Garry (Pat) Gagnon of Providence, RI, and Gregory Gagnon of Smithfield, RI, one sister, Colette Muscarella of Sayville, NY and his first wife, Joan Gagnon of Foster, RI. Thomas was predeceased by two infant sisters, Maria and Celine Gagnon, and by his father Thomas G. Gagnon. A Memorial Service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, January 12, 2013 at St. Philips Parish, 622 Putman Pike, Greenville, RI. A reception will follow at 11 a.m. at the Elks Lodge, 326 Farnum Pike, Smithfield, RI.
Published in The Providence Journal on Jan. 7, 2013