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Joseph Rolland GagnonJoseph R. Gagnon, 89, of Newington, died peacefully on November 28, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was born and raised in Hartford, the son of the late Alcide and Leona Gagnon and has resided in Newington since 1966. Joe married the love of his life, the late Florence Gagnon in 1960 and was married for 55 years until her passing in 2015. He was a member of the Church of the Holy Spirit and retired from MQS Inspection Service after many years of employment. A loving and devoted father and dziadzi, he leaves his daughter Rhonda O’Reilly and her husband Michael of Manchester, his two sons Mark Gagnon and his wife Blaire of Kingston, RI, and Scott Gagnon and his wife Sandra of Newington; Seven grandchildren, Laura O’Reilly and her husband Matthew Boley, Caitlin O’Reilly, Jesse Gagnon and her husband Vasya Vorotnikov, Kori Gagnon, Kyle, Megan and Joshua Gagnon. He also leaves his brother and sister-in-law Richard and Anita Gagnon of Windsor. Joe loved to spend time in his garden, tending his beautiful yard and was always there for his family. Relatives and friends are invited to call on Wednesday, December 1st, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 pm at Duksa Family Funeral Homes at Newington Memorial, 20 Bonair Ave., Newington. His funeral service will begin on Thursday, December 2nd, at 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Spirit. He will be laid to rest in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047 or on-line at www.lbda.org. To view Joseph's memorial tribute video please go to the Tribute Wall and click on his picture.
February 16, 1932 - November 28, 202102/16/193211/28/2021