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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Tuesday October 1st, 2019

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Roland D. Mailloux

Roland Donald Mailloux Sr., 91, of Baldwinville, formerly of Gardner, died peacefully, Wednesday, September 25, 2019 in Alliance Health at Baldwinville following a long illness.

                Born in Gardner on August 5, 1928, he was the son of the late Alphee and Alice (Valois) Mailloux. Roland served in the United States Army from 1948 to 1952 where he received the Good Conduct Medal. He worked for the John E. Cain Company, owning and operating “Landy’s” Cain’s Potato Chip Franchise. He later became a route salesman for Bachman Snack Products until retiring in 1988 due to illness. After his retirement he kept South Gardner looking beautiful with a bottle and can redemption hobby.

                He was a member of Holy Spirit Church, Knights of Columbus Council #396, Napoleon Club, and Beagle Club all of Gardner.   He was an exceptional candlepin bowler, he enjoyed making poutines at Christmas time and playing cards. Roland was an avid sports fan especially of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots but his most treasured time was spent with family.

                Roland leaves his sons, Roland D. “Landy” Mailloux, Jr. (Joanne) of Gardner, Raymond A. Mailloux (Maria “Lilett”) of Athol, and Donald R. Mailloux of Sterling; daughters, Michele C. McMahon (Gary) of Harwich, Phyllis M. Kemp (Michael) of Gardner, and Jeanne A. Tencati (Dennis) of Gardner; brothers, Robert Mailloux of Gardner and Roger Mailloux of FL; sister, Pauline Tatro of Gardner; grandchildren, Lori Phinney, Gregory Mailloux, Stephan McMahon, Scott McMahon, Heather Edouard, Trisha Dursa, Elizabeth Goldstein, David Kemp, Aaron Butler and Evan Butler; seventeen great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife and caretaker of 67 years Jeannine A. (Girouard) Mailloux who died September 14, 2019 ; a sister, Therese Twing; a grandson; and three great-grandchildren.

                Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, October 1st from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc. 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 10:00 a.m. in Holy Spirit Church, 50 Lovewell Street, Gardner. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Gardner.

                Calling hours will be held Monday, September 30th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home.

                Memorial Contributions may be made to Alliance Health at Baldwinville Activity Fund, 51 Hospital Road, Baldwinville, MA 01436. Please reference in memory of Roland D. Mailloux Sr.

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Mailloux family,
So sorry for your recent losses - we will miss seeing both Jeannine and Roland ...prayers for both of them, may they be at peace ....

Gloria & Dave Bennett Oct 1 2019 12:00 AM

Sorry that your family has had two great losses in this short period of time. May God wrap his arms around your family and give you comfort. God Bless

Doreen Butler Oct 1 2019 12:00 AM

My condolences to all a mother and father gone with in days shows their love for one another was strong...Not able to give my hugs again in person so wanted to on line prayers to you all to repair the emptiness in your hearts love Michelle Butler and family

Michelle Butler Sep 30 2019 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Roland's passing. I knew him and Jeannine at the Nursing home where I was chaplain. He always attended Mass there when I came and was so friendly all the time. I'll remember them both in my prayers!
Father Fran Roberge and the Community of St. Vincent de Paul, Baldwinville.

Father Fran Roberge Sep 29 2019 12:00 AM

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