Raymond J. Nadeau

Born: Mon., Nov. 11, 1940
Died: Sun., Sep. 16, 2018

Prayer Service

12:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 02, 2018
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5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Oct. 02, 2018
Location: Jackman Funeral Home

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Douglas- Raymond J. Nadeau, 77, of Grove St. died suddenly on Sun. Sept. 16, 2018 at UMass Memorial Hospital, after being stricken ill. He is survived by his wife of 49 years Linda R. (Moulton) Nadeau.
He is also survived by his two children, Karen Nadeau of Northbridge and Scott R. Nadeau and his wife Shannon of Worcester; 3 grandchildren, Lili Nadeau, Sydney Nadeau, and Anna Nadeau; as well as other extended family. He was brother of the late Gerald Nadeau.

Born in Whitinsville, MA on Nov. 11, 1940 he was raised in Northbridge, and was a graduate of Northbridge High School. He was the son of Romeo and Alma (Cartier) Nadeau and has lived in Douglas the past 45 years, previously living in Uxbridge. He worked previously for the former Whitin Machine Works, and proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.

Mr. Nadeau worked for many years as a Calibration Inspector for the Wyman Gordon Co. in both their Worcester and Grafton Plants up until his retirement in 2007. He was also an EMT  for the town of Douglas for 25 years. Ray was an avid N.E. Patriot’s and Boston Red Sox fan. He enjoyed yearly, summer family vacations in Wells, Maine, where he liked taking long walks to the Drakes Island Jetty, musical concerts in the Wells Harbor Community Park Gazebo, and relaxing on the beach with his 3 granddaughters. He was the proud owner of a 1960 Austin Healey Bug Eyed Sprite convertible he purchased new in 1960 and cherished through the years. He was a kind man and will be greatly missed by his family.

Ray’s Memorial Calling Hours will be held on Tues. Oct. 2nd from 5-7 pm in Jackman Funeral Home, 7 Mechanic St., Douglas, with a prayer service beginning at 7 pm. Private cremation burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery will be held at a later date. Memorial donations in Raymond’s memory may be made to: the Astrazeneca Hope Lodge, Boston, 125 S. Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130. To leave a condolence message for his family please visit http://www.JackmanFuneralHomes.com

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Edmond & Lorraine Picotte
   Posted Sat September 22, 2018
We were sorry to hear of Ray's passing. May all your wonderful memories with him sustain you at this time.

Ken & Annette McCallum
   Posted Sat September 22, 2018
Linda and family,

We are very saddened to learn of Ray's passing. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Kathy (Roche) McCarthy
   Posted Sun September 23, 2018
Dear Linda,
My sincere condolences to you and your family on the death of your husband. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

   Posted Sun September 23, 2018
I am very sad to hear about Ray he was a great friend during our days on the fire dept I send my condolences to Linda and family he will always be remembered

Fran and Eileen Damore
   Posted Sun September 23, 2018
Linda and family
Please accept our condolences in the passing of Ray. Our thoughts and prayers are with.

   Posted Wed September 26, 2018
Linda, Karen & Scott - my heart is with you all during this difficult time. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Uncle Ray. I know he will be missed by many.

James Blodgett
   Posted Sat September 29, 2018
I am very sorry to hear of Ray’s passing.

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