WESTFIELD – Stanley E. DeCoteau, 85, passed away peacefully Saturday September 8, 2012 at home surrounded by family. He was born in Russell on December 25, 1926 to the late Edna (Lafogg) and Ernest DeCoteau.
Stanley was the proud owner and operator of DeCoteau Service Center for many years in Russell. His greatest joy came from his family day trips with his children and time spent with his grandchildren.
Stanley leaves his beloved wife, Joyce (Dingmond) DeCoteau of 21 years; his loving children, Robert DeCoteau of Springfield, Michelle Dingmond of Russell, Jennifer Delorge of Webster, Tina Neal of Russell and Carol Ellinger of Westfield; his adored ten grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
Stanley’s wife and children would like to invite family and friends to join them in a celebration of Stanley’s life on September 22nd at 2:00 p.m. at the Central Baptist Church located at 115 Elm Street Westfield, MA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Noble Visiting Nurse and Hospice Services, Inc. of 77 Mill Street Westfield MA 01085. Toomey-O’Brien Funeral Home has been entrusted with all arrangements.