Edward D. “Eddie” Maillet, 78, of Gardner, died suddenly Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in his home.
Eddie was born in St. Antoine, N.B. Canada on August 7, 1940, the son of the late Odilion and Laura (Cormier) Maillet.
He was a member of Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner.
Eddie enjoyed fishing and was an avid sports fan, especially of the Boston Bruins.
He leaves three brothers, George Maillet and his wife Rita of Quebec, Canada, Leo Maillet and his wife Bernice of Daytona, FL, and Romeo Maillet and his wife Gloria of St. Marie, N.B. Canada; two sisters, Sr. Doris Maillet of Moncton, N.B. Canada and Irma Pierce of Chattanoog, TN; two sisters-in-law, Lucille Maillet of Gardner and Rita Maillet of Gardner; one brother-in-law, George Barrieau of Gardner; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Eddie was predeceased by three brothers, Oscar, Ulysses and Alphonse Maillet; and by one sister, Irene Barrieau.
Funeral Services will be held Thursday, September 13th at 2:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in St. Antoine Cemetery, N.B. Canada at a later date.
A calling hour will be held Thursday, September 13th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Academy, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA 01440. Please reference in memory of Edward D. Maillet.