Mr. Harris M. Tredeau II, 45, of Dennis MA and formerly of Milford MA died Saturday (May 26, 2012) at Hope Hospice in Ft. Myers FL while visiting his mother. He was born in Milford MA and was a lifelong resident of Milford, and is survived by his children Kelsie Anne and Max Harris Tredeau, of Milford. Mr. Tredeau was the son of Harris M. Tredeau Sr. and his wife Marrijane (Pariani) Tredeau; and the son of the former co-director of the Milford School of Dancing, Dawnette (Costantino) Niro and her husband Michele. He is also survived by one Sister: Tracey (Tredeau) Wright and her husband Bradley of Milford MA; a step-sister and step-brothers: Rita Niro and Michael Niro of Sarasota FL, Paul O'Connell and the late Tim O'Connell. He is also survived by his uncles: Bob, Louis and Charles Tredeau; and his aunts: Charlotte (Tredeau) Taddei, and June A. (Costantino) Glennon; along with his beloved great aunt: Dora Bernardi of Hopedale MA; a niece and nephew: Taylor Gordon of NYC and Pvt. Nicholas Gordon of Ft. Bragg NC. Also several cousins and his faithful Black Boxer "Lucy". Mr. Tredeau was pre-deceased by his grandparents Charles and Yolanda (Tumolo) Tredeau and Pat and Mary (Cimino) Costantino. Harris was a graduate of Milford High School, Class of 1984 and had also attended NE Technical Institute. He loved and enjoyed his visits to Aruba and spicy Mexican food. He was a quiet man who loved his Italian and Irish family gatherings. Harris was the owner and founder of Harris Construction Company. He was a licensed construction supervisor as a member of the Mass. Dept. of Public Safety Board of Builders and also held a license as a home improvement contractor. He had a reputation for being a top remodeling expert and also built many beautiful furniture pieces. He was a collector of antique tools. An avid outdoorsman, he would spend most of his time with his son Max, fishing, hiking, biking and swimming at his favorite beaches at Cape Cod and Old Orchard Beach in Maine. He loved to play "Scrabble" with the family and sing Karaoke with his daughter. He was an experienced cook and once owned Jenny's Coffee Shop in Hopedale. For many years he was the stage lighting director for the Milford School of Dancing Performances, which his mother and aunt owned. In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. Relatives & friends are invited to attend his Memorial Service on Monday (June 4th) at 12 NOON at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA. Committal services will then follow in St. Mary's Cemetery in Milford. There are no visiting hours. Please visit online at www.edwardsmemorialfuneralhome.com for condolence book.
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Published in Milford Daily News on June 1, 2012
Edwards Memorial Funeral Home
44 Congress Street Milford, MA 01757