D'Esopo Funeral Chapel

277 Folly Brook Boulevard, Wethersfield, CT


Rheaume Fauteux

May 29, 1946January 28, 2020

Rheaume Fauteux, 73, of Wethersfield, passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at his home. He was the husband of Joanne Fauteux.

Born in St. Malo, Quebec, Canada, he was the son of the late Ismael and Florentine (Mongeau) Fauteux. Rheaume's favorite hobby was fishing at local lakes. When he wasn't fishing, he enjoyed restoring furniture as well as building new furniture. He was a master craftsman.

Besides his wife Joanne, Rheaume is survived by two sons, Ryan Fauteux and his wife Viola of Summerfield, FL and Ronny Fauteux and his wife Elizabeth of New Britain and a daughter, Janae Fauteux as well five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, five brothers, a sister and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by 2 siblings and his daughter Jinda.

Family and friends are invited to come celebrate Rheaume's life from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday (February 15th) at the William J. Pitkin Community Center, 30 Greenfield Street, Wethersfield, CT. Lunch will be served at 1 p.m. Funeral services have been entrusted to D’Esopo Funeral Chapel, 277 Folly Brook Blvd., Wethersfield.

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  • Public Visitation Saturday, February 15, 2020


Rheaume Fauteux

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Teresa Vieweg

February 9, 2020

Dear Joanne and Janae, I am truly sorry to hear of Rheume’s passing. He was a very sweet man and I will always remember him walking Curtis around the neighborhood. My thoughts are with you both during this difficult time. Love your neighbors, the Vieweg family

Bart Pacekonis

February 6, 2020

Rheaume was a 34 year member of the Carpenters Union, having joined in 1974. On behalf of the Carpenters Union, please accept our condolences on his passing. He will be remembered with a moment of silence at our next Union meeting.
Bart Pacekonis, Carpenters Local 326

Cathy Testa

February 6, 2020

As I see the photo of Oncle Rheaume, it draws me right back to our childhood and remembering how nice and gentle of a person he was when we would see him at events. We are so sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace. Cathy and Steve Testa.

Jennifer DeLorso

January 30, 2020

what a sweet, sweet man. Always kind and gentle. No matter how much running around the house and all the in and out, he never batted an eye. So cool and calm. He was a very impressive craftsman too. May he Rest In Peace. My deepest condolences to the whole family. You will all be in my prayers.

Guy Fauteux

January 29, 2020

When I was very young he lived with us and would play the violin when he would babysit us very nice gentle man miss him