SALEM - Denis Brisson, 62, of Salem, formerly of Lawrence, Mass., died at home Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, after a long illness, surrounded by his loving daughter and family.
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Born June 6, 1950 in Valleyfield, Quebec, Canada, Denis was the son of Wilfrid and Lucille (Viau) Brisson.
For most of his life, Denis was a carpenter and contractor. Most recently, he was employed as a facilities manager with Sungard Securities in Salem, where he worked for over 20 years.
Denis was a Vietnam veteran, serving his country in the U.S. Army and was the recipient of the National Defense Service Medal and an M-16 Sharpshooter Badge.
Denis will be greatly missed by a large number of friends he made through the years with A.A., the French Social, and many other organizations.
Denis will be deeply missed by his daughter, Melissa L. Moreau and her husband Chanel, and his granddaughters, Isabelle and Eva, all of Methuen, Mass.; brothers, Claude Brisson and his wife Marjolaine of Lawrence, Mass., Pierre Brisson, Jacques Brisson and his wife Laurie, Gilles Brisson and Ivon Brisson and his wife Michelle, all of West Palm Beach, Fla.; sisters, Helene Ferland and Diane Connor, both of West Palm Beach, Fla., and Ginette Carrier and her husband Jeff, of Naples, Fla. Denis is also survived by his former wife, Lise (St. Pierre) Brisson of Salem. Denis also will be missed by several cousins, nieces, and nephews.
services: Family and friends will honor and celebrate Denis' life by gathering for a Mass of Christian burial at St. Monica's Church, 212 Lawrence St., Methuen, Mass., on Saturday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will take place on Friday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen, Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the www.woundedwarriorproject.org. For directions or to share a condolence with the Brisson family, go to www.pollardfuneralhome.com or visit Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home on Facebook. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Brisson Family.
Published in Union Leader on Nov. 29, 2012