Mr. George Ernest Gagnon, 79, beloved husband of Patricia (Teague) Gagnon, died Tuesday February 18, 2014 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Joseph F. and Irene J. (Thibault) Gagnon. George attended St. Johns Parochial School in Peabody and attended Peabody High School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Army. Mr. Gagnon had been employed by Seaboard Products, Budweiser Distributors of Danvers for 30 years as a Warehouse Manager and Commercial Driver. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, George was a communicant of St. Marys Annunciation Church, Danvers and often attend Holy Trinity United Methodist Church in Danvers. He was a member and past Vice-President of the Danvers Catholic Mr. and Mrs. Club, the North Shore Old Car Club and was a member of the North Atlantic Packards. George was an automobile enthusiast owning, maintaining and showing three vintage cars, often appearing in local parades and rallies. In addition to his loving wife of 57 years, George is survived by his daughter Cheryl (Gagnon) Billings and her husband Jack Billings of Danvers; his grandchildren, Diana (Billings) Godin and her husband Jason of Merrimack, NH; Ross Gagnon Billings and his wife Julie (Hudon) of Danvers and his great-grandchildren, Lila May Billings, Wyatt Seamus Godin and Tristan Mark Billings. His funeral service will be held in the Holy Trinity United Methodist Church, Sylvan St., Danvers, Saturday, Feb 22nd at 10 A.M Burial in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Danvers. Visiting hours in the Peterson-ODonnell Funeral Home 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers, Friday, Feb 21st from 4 to 7 P.M. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Georges memory to the Friends of the Danvers Council on Aging, 25 Stone St., Danvers, MA 01923. To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www. odonnellfuernalservice.com
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Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home
167 Maple Street
Danvers, MA 01923
Published in The Cape Ann Beacon from Feb. 21 to Feb. 28, 2014