ORMOND BEACH, Fla. - Ronald J. Vaillancourt, 85, of Ormond Beach, Florida and formerly of Greenville, died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 in Florida with his family by his side, after a period of failing health.
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Mr. Vaillancourt was born in Fitchburg, Mass. on Oct. 7, 1928, son of the late Amedee and Yvonne (Fortin) Vaillancourt. He was raised in Greenville and had attended local schools. He had proudly and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
Previously, Mr. Vaillancourt had been a self-employed contractor. He designed, built and maintained Vaillancourt Mobile Home Park in New Ipswich. He also held the position of Road Agent in Greenville and Mason in past years.
Mr. Vaillancourt was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed many outdoor activities such as fishing, hunting, camping, skiing and swimming. He also enjoyed riding snowmobiles.
Ronald is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Theresa (Bergeron) Vaillancourt; his daughters, Monique Coll of Jaffrey and Jacqueline Beausoleil of New Ipswich. His sons, Gerard Vaillancourt, Edward Vaillancourt and Maurice Vaillancourt all of New Ipswich; his brother, Paul Vaillancourt of New Ipswich; his sisters, Marie Bouley, Alina Alix and Denise Comeau all of Greenville; and Rachel Martin of Morris, Ill., 20 grandchildren and 42 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by his son Norman Vaillancourt on May 14, 2005, his daughter Cecile Banks on June 17, 2010, his sister Vivian Alton and by his brothers Roger, Ray, Leonard and Jean.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 15 High Street, Greenville, N.H. 03048. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery in New Ipswich.
In lieu of flowers, Mr. Vaillancourt's family would prefer memorial donations be made in his name to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o Sacred Heart Church, 15 High Street, Greenville, N.H. 03048.
To share photos, memories or condolences with Mr. Vaillancourt's family, please visit his permanent online memorial at www.cournoyerfh.com.
Cournoyer Funeral Home & Cremation Center
33 River Street
Jaffrey, NH 03452-0486
Published in The Monadnock Ledger-Transcript on Aug. 5, 2014