Gaston Tanguay, of Charlestown, NH, died on July 23, 2016, at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH.
He was born in Thetford Mines, Quebec, Canada, on December 15, 1941. He moved to Hardwick, VT, when he was 18 years old.
Gaston married Catherine Gaboriault in 1964 in Hardwick, VT.
Gaston worked different jobs in the area including Fellows Gear Shaper, the Charlestown Highway Dept., and Whelen Manufacturing. He was very active in town activities, including 15 years on the ambulance dept., 35 years on Charlestown Fire Dept., Old Home Day committees and the Senior Center.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine Tanguay; son, James Tanguay and his wife, Lilli of Seattle, WA; daughters, Susan Howard of Indiana and Paulette Landry of Chester, VT; three grandchildren, Kyle O’Brien, Hillary O’Brien and Adam Landry; brothers, Gilles and Pierre of Canada, Marcel and Michael of Northern VT; sisters, Hugette, Dianne, Marie and Henriette of Northern VT and Rolande of Canada.
He was predeceased by his parents, Emilien and Demerise Tanguay; sister, Gaetane and brother, Claude Tanguay.
Visiting hours will be held at the Charlestown Memorial Chapel on Wednesday, July 27th, from 11 to 1 PM.
A service will be held at the Chapel at 1 PM with Father Shawn Therrien officiating. Burial will follow in Pine Crest Cemetery.
A reception will be held at the Charlestown Senior Center.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Charlestown Fire Dept., Charlestown Ambulance Dept., or the Charlestown Senior Center.
To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, www.stringerfh.com.
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