Robert E. Gauthier Sr., 85, of Berlin, husband of Suzanne (Dancoes)Theriault Gauthier and the late Dorothy (Dwyer) Gauthier, passed away Sunday, May 13, 2018, at Masonicare, Wallingford.
Robert was born August 14, 1932, in Waterbury, Conn., son of the late Edgar M. and Irene (Dube) Gauthier. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Prior to his retirement, he was employed by Eversource.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his sons, Larry Gauthier of S.C., Steven Gauthier of Calif., Jeffrey Theriault of Bristol; his daughters, Cindy Gauthier of Ariz., Jolane Massie of Wash., Nanette Thibeault of Berlin; his grandchildren, Ryan, Renee, Joel, Nicole, Katy, Stephanie, Evan, Alex, Tyler, Aaron, Jessica, David, Emily, Tiela, Amber, Trey, Aubrey, Charlene and Heather, along with 10 great-grandchildren. He also leaves behind his brother, Normand Gauthier of Mass., his sister, Germaine Pelletier of Wolcott, along with several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Robert Gauthier Jr., a daughter, Jennifer Magnano and a brother, William Gauthier.
Funeral services will be held Friday 12:15 p.m. from the Scott Funeral Home, 169 Main St., Terryville, to St. Casimir Church, Terryville for a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:30 p.m. Private burial with military honors will be in Hillside Cemetery, Terryville. Relatives and friends may call the funeral home Friday morning, from 10 a.m. until leaving for the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Franciscan Hospice Care, 267 Finch Ave., Meriden, CT 06451. www.scott funeral-homeinc.com