Gerard Arthur Brodeur

January 5, 1923April 22, 2014

Norwich-Gerard A. Brodeur, age 91, of Norwich, passed away on April 22, 2014 at the W.W. Backus hospital surrounded by his loved ones. “Mickey”, as he was known, was born on Jan. 5, 1923 in Claremont, New Hampshire to the late Arthur and Elise Brodeur. He was predeceased by his wife of 68 years, Pauline Brodeur, and their loving son Gerald Brodeur. He and Pauline relocated from New Hampshire to Connecticut where he found work playing drums for local big bands. He also worked at the Thermos Company retiring after 40 years, and most recently retired as a part-time employee of Big Y Foods. He was a gentle and kind husband, father, and grandfather who always put his family first. Gerard is survived by a son, Donald Brodeur and his wife Susan of Barkhamsted, daughters Victoria Ratte and her husband Norman of Somers and Brenda Adams and her husband Mike of Canterbury, 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Church in Taftville on Wednesday, April 30th at 10:00 am with burial immediately following at St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Please visit to leave an online condolence for the Brodeur family.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Gerard Arthur Brodeur

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Dennis Golden

April 29, 2014

Don - I was sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Dennis Golden

April 29, 2014

Don - I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mrs Barbara A Peano

April 27, 2014

Mom and Dad are now together again in that awesome place in the sky.
REST in PEACE, Pauline and Gerard....


April 27, 2014

Don, Vickie, and Brenda,
I have wonderful memories of your Dad. Such a kind, pleasant man who would do anything in the world for anyone. He was always running to the store to get your Mom and me doughnuts and other sweets.
Praying for you all at this difficult time.

Cathy Nelmes

April 25, 2014

Dear Vicki, I will always remember your dad at the home in Greeneville. He was such a nice man and loved his family and their friends.

Leslie White

April 25, 2014

Don, Sue, Julie, Ben - May you be comforted in knowing that your dad and grandfather is at peace as he has left this earthly world and his spirit has soared to the heavens. A contribution has been made in his name from our family to the St Jude's hospital which he so kindly supported.