FORT MYERS, Fla.- Marcel V. Roux, 77, died Feb. 12, 2013, at Hope Hospice following a lengthy illness, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Manchester, N.H. on May 28, 1935, the son of Antonio and Eva (Lagace) Roux.
He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps
. He held membership in the Catholic War Veterans Post 1749 of Ste. Marie Parish. He worked many years as foreman of the paint department at Hamel Auto Body in Manchester.
Marcel was an outdoorsman who enjoyed fishing, hunting and camping. He was a loving husband and father. He enjoyed being Pepere to his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Family members include his wife of 56 years, Claire (Soucy) Roux of North Fort Myers; one son, Daniel Roux and his fiancee, Deborah of Windham, three daughters, Diane Gagne of Bedford, Joanne Duval and her husband, Michael of Manchester, Susan Pothier of Canterbury, 16 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and cousins.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at J.N. Boufford & Sons, 110 Bridge St. Manchester. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday at Noon in St. Catherine Church, corner of Webster and Hemlock streets. Burial will take place on Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. in New Hampshire Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.
Memorial donations may be made in Marcel's name to Hope Hospice, 2430 Diplomat Parkway East, Cape Coral, 33909.
For more information and on line guestbook please visit www.bouffordfuneralhome.com