Ernest Lussier

Ernest Lussier

1930 - 2013 CLARKSBURG Ernest Norman "Babe" Lussier, 82, of 340 Wells Ave., died early Sunday morning, June 9, 2013, at North Adams Commons.

He was born in North Adams on Nov. 17, 1930, a son of Columban "Jack" and Bertha (Lussier) Lussier, and attended North Adams schools.

He had served with the Massachusetts Army National Guard for many years.

Mr. Lussier worked as a service technician and, later, as foreman of the road crew for the Berkshire Gas Co., retiring in 1992 after 35 years of service.

He was a communicant of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, North Adams, and was a member of the North Adams Lodge of Elks, Frank R. Stiles Post 125 American Legion , and AMVETS. He enjoyed golfing and playing cribbage.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, the former Doris J. Daigneault, whom he married on Oct. 28, 1950; three sons, Richard Lussier, and his companion, Alice Vigna; Thomas Lussier and his wife, Tammy; and David Lussier and his companion, Wendy DeSanty, all of Clarksburg; one sister, Jeannette Maroni of Stamford, Vt.; five grandchildren, Jennifer Lussier, Casie Lussier, Natalie LaBonte, Sarah Jamros and David Tarsa; several great-grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was predeceased by a grandson, Richard Lussier, Jr.; by a brother, Roland Lussier, and a sister, Irene Boillat.

FUNERAL NOTICE: The funeral will be Thursday, June 13, at 9:45 a.m. from the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St. Adams, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, North Adams. Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams. There will be no calling hours.

Memorial donations may be made to HospiceCare in the Berkshires, 877 South St., Pittsfield, MA 01201.

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This obituary was originally published in the North Adams Transcript.

Funeral Home

Paciorek Funeral Home
13 Hoosac St Adams, MA 01220
(413) 743-0815

Published online on June 11, 2013 courtesy of North Adams Transcript.