Raymond P.Brouillette

WEST SPRINGFIELD –  Raymon  P. Brouillette, 87, (1931-2018)  died Friday afternoon at the Holyoke Soldier’s Home surrounded by his loving family.  Ray was born in Holyoke and has lived in West Springfield most of his life.  He started working with the West Springfield Department of Public Works as a laborer and retired as the Deputy Superintendent.  He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War and member of the American Legion.  Ray enjoyed spending time with his family especially on the Rhode Island Shoreline.  He leaves his wife of 64 years Joan (Fleming) Brouillette; four children Daniel and Cathy Brouillette, Stephen and Linda Brouillette, Deborah and Kevin Poremby, Diane and Jack Gardella; eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren; two sisters Jeanne Salisbury, Suzanne and Ronald Davis; and one brother Phillippe and Maureen Brouillette. Ray was predeceased by three sisters Claire, newborn Pauline, infant Pauline and two brothers Armand and Edgar. The funeral will be held at the West Springfield Curran-Jones Funeral Home Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:30 am followed by burial in the Massachusetts Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery.  Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 4:00 – 7:00pm.  Raymond’s Family would like to thank all who participated in his care at the Soldier’s Home and Hospice.  Their dedication to his comfort and dignity was so greatly appreciated, which will be always remembered in our hearts.  In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to The Soldier’s Home 110 Cherry Street Holyoke, MA 01040; or Hospice of Western & Central Massachusetts 1325 Springfield Street, Suite 12 Feeding Hills, MA 01030.  For more information please go to    


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