Hardworking and fun spirited Gary Michael Gaudette will be remembered for his love for the outdoors, hockey, as an avid Patriot fan, and most importantly the devoted love he had for his family. Gary cherished the time he spent with family and friends; where he enjoyed sports, traveling, hunting and boating. He had a heart of gold. Born in Springfield he attended Springfield schools and was a graduate of Central High School. He was an arborist and owner of Arrow Tree Service where he enjoyed his job and the adventure that came with it.
Gary sadly passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, November 21, 2019. He is the son of Gary and Charlene (Provencher) Gaudette. Besides his loving parents, he leaves his brother and best friend Michael Gaudette and his wife Jodi of Tobyhanna PA, his sister Tracy Langevin and her husband John; his fiancé Lucy Rodriguez of Downingtown PA and her children Mariah, Serenity, Anthony and Julian; his cherished nieces and nephews Stephannie Kennelly and her husband Brendan, Michael, Timothy and Thomas Gaudette, Anna and James Langevin, his great-nephews Brycen, Quin, and Camden; his maternal grandmother Celine LaRose, his maternal grandfather Teddy Provencher and his wife Nancy; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and beloved friends. He is predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Pauline Winn Cormier and Lawrence Gaudette.
Family and friends are invited to gather for visiting hours on Monday, December 2, 2019 from 3:30-6:15pm, with a Celebration of Life at 6:15pm at Forastiere Smith Funeral & Cremation on 220 N. Main Street in East Longmeadow. Please visit www.forastiere.com to leave an online condolence or share a memory of Gary. Donations may be made in Gary’s memory to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Attn: Donations, 516 Carew Street, Springfield, MA 01104.