Garrett E. "Rusty" Fuhs
of Fitchburg; 69
FITCHBURG -- Garrett E. "Rusty" Fuhs, 69, of Fitchburg, passed away peacefully in St. Vincent Medical Center after a long illness, Surrounded by his loving family.
Rusty was born in Leominster on May, 16, 1944, a son of the late Edward T. and Irene (Davis) Fuhs. He graduated from Fitchburg High School and went to work as a Machine Operator at the Simonds Saw and Steel Company for over 30 years. Rusty was a member of the South Fitchburg Social Club. He truly loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren. He was an avid Red Sox fan, who also loved to cook and watch old western movies. Although Rusty was a man of few words, those he spoke were always kind and genuine. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
He leaves his children, Kimberly Gordon and her husband Christopher of Oxford, Kelly Fuhs and Ken Grant of Westminster; step children, Glenn Marceau and wife Charlotte of Fitchburg, Wendy O'Toole and husband Rick of Sterling, Keith Marceau and wife Karen of Fitchburg; grandchildren, Benjamin, Lucas, and Michael Gordon, Patrick and Sean O'Toole, Kinsey and Kohen Marceau, and Glenn N. Marceau; siblings, Greg Fuhs and wife Marilyn of Lunenburg, Kevin Fuhs and Kathleen Kovar of Cape Cod; many nieces and nephews.
Rusty was predeceased by his wife Mary Ann (Sacino) Fuhs in 2010, and his brother Edward T. Fuhs, Jr., in 2001.
Rusty's family would like to thank the Visiting Nurses, St. Vincent Hospital, and Dr. Shneeweis, for their constant care and compassion.
FUHS -- A Funeral Mass will be held in Saint Anthony di Padua Church, Fitchburg, on Thursday, May 1, at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in Saint Bernard's Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg is directing arrangements.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial contributions be made to the
, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.