Ronald J. Giguere Sr. (retired BFD), age 74, of East Bridgewater died Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Falmouth Hospital, following a brief illness. Ron was born and raised in Brockton, a son of the late Elzear and Florence (Maher) Giguere and had lived in East Bridgewater since 1965. He was also a summer resident at Peters Pond on Sandwich. A 1956 graduate of Brockton High School, Ron also received his associate's degree in fire science from Massasoit Community College. During the Vietnam era, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. In 1999, Ron retired from the Brockton Fire Department after 30 years of service and was proud to have been a member of the departments honor guard. He will be remembered as a talented chef, cooking many meals at the fire house, at home and at many social events. He had also worked part-time for Franklin Auto Supply for many years. Ron loved the city of Brockton and due to his social nature, he enjoyed belonging to several clubs including Club National, Bertocci, Polish White Eagles and Conti Clubs and also the Brockton Firefighters Relief Association. He especially cherished time spent with his family and friends. Ron is survived by his wife, Faith C. (Whitney) Giguere; and was the father of Doreen M. Giguere and her fiance Joseph Rollins of East Bridgewater, Lt. Ronald J. Giguere Jr. (BFD) and his wife Mary-Ann of Bridgewater, Gregory J. of Stoughton, Brian P. of East Bridgewater and Jeanine D. Giguere of Holbrook. He leaves four grandchildren, Stephanie Tonello, Gregory Giguere Jr., Cameron Giguere and Jacob Rollins; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of Sandra Rullo of Windham, Maine, and the late Richard Giguere. Visiting hours were held in the Conley Funeral Home, 138 Belmont St. (Rte. 123), Brockton, Sunday, April 5, 4-7 p.m. The procession will gather at the funeral home Monday at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in Christ the King Church at 10:30 a.m. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Please consider making a donation in Rons name to the
. For condolences, please visit www.conleyfuneralhome.com or on Facebook at Conley Funeral & Cremation Service.
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Published in The Bridgewater Independent from May 3 to May 10, 2013