OBITUARY

Joseph A. Gauvin

January 29, 1930September 5, 2013

Joseph A. Gauvin, age 83, of Swansea died September 5, 2013. He was the husband of Geraldine “Gerry” Gauvin for the past 46 years.

Born in Taunton, a son of the late Eugene and Mary (Conroy) Gauvin, he spent his youth in Fall River moving to Swansea over 50 years ago.

A construction worker, he was a heavy equipment operator for many years and a member of the IUOE Local 57 Union. He also was a school bus driver for the town of Swansea for 10 years retiring in 2012.

A United States Air Force Veteran, he served during World War II. Mr. Gauvin loved to camp and was a member of the East End Sportsmans Club in Fall River.

Surviving in addition to his wife: seven children: Joseph “Jody”, Jay, Cathy, Cheryl, Daniel, James and Thomas, sister: Theresa Plunket, thirteen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Wilfred Gauvin.

His funeral will be held Monday, September 9, 2013 at 11 AM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at BIRCHCREST, 189 Gardners Neck Rd., Swansea. Visiting hours Sunday 1-4 PM. Burial Private. Flowers welcome or contributions may be made to the Tiverton Senior Center, 207 Canonicus St., Tiverton, RI 02878.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Sunday, September 8, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, September 9, 2013

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Burial
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Joseph A. Gauvin

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September 8, 2013

Dear Gerry and family, I am so sorry to hear of Red's passing. I wish you and your family my thoughts and prayers. God Bless
Sandy & Tom Fournier

FROM THE FAMILY