MANCHESTER - Paul F. Remillard, 95, of Manchester, died Sept. 8, 2013, after a period of declining health.
He was born Dec. 26, 1917, in Georgetown, Mass., the son of Henri and Mary (Jobin) Remillard. He had been a Manchester resident most of his life.
Paul served in the U.S. Army
during World War II
and remained in the reserves until 1977 retiring as a lieutenant colonel.
He owned and operated Remillard Construction Co. for many years.
Paul was a member of the Reserve Officers Association and the Retired Officers Association. He was a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars
and Catholic War Veterans. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, Council 5260 and a member of Blessed Sacrament Church.
He was married 55 years to Lumina (Levasseur) Remillard, who died in 1997.
He leaves four children, Elaine M. Tremblay, Diane P. Remillard, both of Manchester, Francis P. Remillard of Meredith, and Paul R. Remillard and wife Doreen of Manchester; eight grandchildren, Brian and wife Deborah, Keith, Neil, Christopher and wife Lisa, Maria, Corinne, Craig and wife Gemma, and Cheryl; seven great-grandchildren, Heather, Daniel, Hannah, Miranda, Jonathan, Nolan, and Phoebe; three great-great-grandchildren, Ethan, Christopher, and Chase; a brother, Gerard Remillard of Englewood, Fla., and Manchester; two sisters, Gertrude Croteau and Madeleine Despins, both of Manchester; many nieces and nephews.
services: Calling hours are Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Church. Burial will follow in St. Augustin Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to
of N.H., 5 Bedford Farms Drive, Suite 201, Bedford, 03110.
To send a message of condolence, visit www.lambertfuneralhome.com