Charles R. Draleau
Husband, father, grandfather,
FITCHBURG -- Charles Richard Draleau, 70, of Fitchburg died Sunday,September 1, 2013, at the Highlands Long Term Care Center, after an illness.
Charles was born in Lancaster, MA, February 25, 1943, the son of Lawrence and Laura (Demazure) Draleau. He worked for Nypro in Clinton for 25 years.
Charles served in the U.S.Navy for three years aboard the USS Shadwell LSD-15. He then served 17 years in the Army National Guard.
Charles leaves his wife, Bonnie Eve (Parisen) Babeau Draleau; his daughters, Charlene Pepper and Robin Epperson; his son Justin Babeau.
He also leaves brothers and sisters, Geraldine Savino, Gerald Draleau, Rose Cusson, Donald Draleau, Theresa Crocker, Joseph Draleau, and Rita Sherwood; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. His beloved dog, Myers, and cat, Tigger.
He was predeceased by six brothers, and two sisters.
DRALEAU -- A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, September 6 at 10:00 A.M. at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 1400 Main St., Leominster. Calling hours in the Bosk Funeral Home, 85 Blossom St., Fitchburg on Thursday from 7 to 9 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the
Very special thanks to Margaret, Lisa, and Elaine , and all the staff at the Highlands and to Affinity Hospice of Life for their exceptional care and compassion during this very trying time. boskfuneralhome.com.
Published in Sentinel & Enterprise on Sept. 4, 2013
Bosk Funeral Home
85 Blossom St Fitchburg, MA 01420