Sylvio Theriault, 80, of South Windsor, beloved husband of Theresa (Madore) Theriault, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at Paradigm Healthcare, South Windsor.
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He was born in Daigle, Maine, on Sept. 18, 1932, son of the late Baptiste and Eva (Plourde) Theriault. Sylvio proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, attaining the rank of sergeant. He was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft for over 38 years, retiring in 1994. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, biking, camping, tending to his vegetable garden and listening to country western music. He was a member of Super Sixty Sportsman Club of South Windsor. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather and will be missed dearly.
Sylvio is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Theresa; two sons, Gary Theriault, and his wife, Sharon, of Enfield, Alan, and his wife, Elizabeth, of Coventry; and his loving daughter, Gail Theriault of Enfield; and cherished granddaughter, Sarah Theriault of Enfield. He leaves four sisters, Sylvia Colson, and her husband, Gifford, of Winterport, Maine, Ida Clavet and husband, Doris, Alma Albert, and her husband, Philip, Amanda Bouley, and her husband, Joel; two brothers, Aurele Theriault of New Canada, Maine, and Joel Theriault, and his wife, Linda, of Fort Kent, Maine; and many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends may gather Saturday at 9:15 a.m. at the Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home, 419 Buckland Road, South Windsor, followed by a Mass Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Church, South Windsor, Burial with military honors will be held at St. Catherine Cemetery, Broad Brook.
His family will receive friends, Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148.
Samsel & Carmon Funeral Home
419 Buckland Road
South Windsor, CT 06074-3709
Published in Journal Inquirer from May 14 to May 18, 2013