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Obituary for Gerard R Poitras

Gerard R  Poitras
Gerard R. Poitras, 71, of Auburn passed away suddenly on Thursday, November 22, 2018 at Saint Vincent's Hospital in Worcester. He was the husband of Linda A. (Jalbert) Poitras with whom he shared 38 wonderful years of marriage.

He was born in Waterville, Maine on July 11th, 1947 to Emile and Aline (Montminy) Poitras. Gerard enlisted in the Air Force on June 23rd, 1966 and proudly served his country until his honorable discharge on June 22nd 1970.

A car enthusiast, Gerard dedicated 37 years of service to Sears Automotive. He enjoyed cruising in his 1971 Chevelle and working in his yard. However, more than that, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

In addition to his wife, Gerard is survived by his two daughters, Kim Hunt of Charlton, Kelly Lowell and her husband Quentin of Charlton; his two beloved grandsons Shawn A. Surprenant of Charlton, Zakkary S. Surprenant of Quincy, MA; along with his best friend and canine companion “Miss Greta”. He was predeceased by his siblings, Emile Poitras, Geraldine Poitras, Theresa Walsh and his son-in-law, Timothy Hunt.

Gerard’s family will honor his request that there be no services. Donations in his memory may be made to the Massachusetts Veterans Inc., 69 Grove Street, Worcester, MA 01605 or to the ASPCA at aspca.org/donate.
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