Armand Charles Louis Duhamel, 69, of Marlboro, formerly of Hudson, died on Tuesday, Sept. 25th at MetroWest Medical Center, Framingham, surrounded by his loving family. Armand was born and raised in Lowell, son of the late Existe and Alice (Grenier) Duhamel. He served in the U.S. Navy as a Vietnam Veteran. Following his service in the Navy Armand resided in Hudson and has spent the last 30 plus years in Marlboro. Armand took great pride in his occupation as a machinist, a job he truly enjoyed and was currently employed by the J & J Machine Company, LLC of Marlboro and he also owned and operated the former Armands Pub in Hudson for 5 plus years. Besides being an avid hunter, enjoying the seasonal hunting trips to Maine and his love of riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, he was well known and appreciated for spending his spare time assisting his family and many friends with their various projects. He was always willing to lend a hand. He was a member of the Hudson Amvets, member of the American Legion in Marlboro and the Marlboro Moose Lodge. He is survived by his daughter, Cheryl J. Brady and her husband Ed of Westboro; his son, Michael A. Duhamel and his wife Dara of Acton; his five grandchildren, Kelly, Brenden and Cormac Duhamel, Alexys and Abigail Brady and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his former wife and mother of his children, Estelle (Durden) Johnson of Southboro and was the grandfather of the late Adryanne Brady who died in 1994 and brother of the late Jeannette Corey and Therese Hebert. Family and friends were invited to attend calling hours on Saturday, Sept. 29th from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29th at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc., 50 Central Street, Hudson, MA 01749 (www. tighehamilton.com). Burial services will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to Boston Children's Hospital, in memory of Armond Duhamel. Contributions can be made online at www.childrenshospital.org/ tribute or checks made payable to Boston Children's Hospital can be mailed to: Childrens Hospital Trust, 401 Park Drive, Suite 602, Boston, MA 02215.
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Published in The Marlborough Enterprise from September 27 to October 4, 2012