Madbury--Gerald C. Dube Sr., 84, went home to our Lord surrounded by his loving family on January 17, 2020, at the Carriage Hill Assisted Living in Madbury, NH.
He was the beloved husband of Janet L. (Mercier) Dube for 61 years but, his heart was broken when he lost her on March 19, 2019.
Gerald was born in Nashua on December 9, 1935 to the late Theodore and Ida (Bissonnette) Dube. He grew up in Litchfield, NH and was a graduate of Nashua High School, class of 1955. Following his education, he worked for the Card Shop (Nashua Corporation) as a design artist. Gerald joined the Nashua Police Department and retired as a Lieutenant after 11 years. He later took over his father’s business, Ted Dube’s Waste Removal which he ran until he retired.
He was a lifelong member of the Nashua Elks Club, he loved golfing, watching his favorite New England sports teams, especially the Patriots, and he was a big fan of TV Game Shows. He enjoyed his home in Spring Hill, Florida for over 20 years and would make the trip back to NH for the summers. He especially enjoyed spending time with his family and so many good friends.
Gerald was predeceased by a daughter; Celine Dube and a brother; Leon Dube
Gerald will be greatly missed by the family he leaves behind. One daughter; Robin Calaguiro and her husband Francis of Dover, two sons; John Dube and his wife Vickie of Pepperell, MA and Gerald Dube, Jr and his wife Charlie of Danville, NH, thirteen grandchildren; Celine Calaguiro, Joshua Calaguiro, Jennifer Grimshaw and her husband Steven, Christopher Dube, Samantha Dube, Robert Bolton, Hailey Russell, Shayla Russell, Colby Jan Wolff and her husband Bill, Lacee Dube, Ronny Dube, Stevi-Lynn Gately and Ryan Gately, four great-grandchildren; Alexa Dube, Hayden Cole Calaguiro, Aynslie Calaguiro and Arabella Grimshaw, a sister; Estelle Gibson and her husband Jim of Oregon, two sisters-in-law; Jackie Dube and Pauline Morello both of Florida, and two brothers-in-law; Laurent Sevigny of Florida and Ernest Mercier of Nashua. He also leaves behind several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Our family would like to thank the staff and residents of Carriage Hill for the loving care they provided him over the last 7 months. He truly felt like they were all family and we will be forever grateful for each and every one of them.
SERVICES: A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 10 AM in St. Joseph the Worker Parish, 777 West Hollis St., Nashua. Kindly meet at church. Burial will be in St. Louis Cemetery. Services and arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the ANCTIL-ROCHETTE & SON FUNERAL HOME.
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