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Reinald Emile "Rex" Gaudette

April 24, 1929 ~ September 10, 2022 (age 93)


Reinald (Rex) Emile Gaudette, 93, of Nashua NH and Palm Beach Gardens FL, died peacefully in his sleep in Nashua on Saturday, September 10, 2022.  Rex was born on April 24, 1929 to the late Emile and Eva (Hudon) Gaudette.

Rex attended local schools, Boston University and Lowell Technology Institute.  He joined his father and siblings and ran the Buffet Restaurant on West Pearl St and the Buffet Diner on Canal street.  In 1984, he retired from the restaurant business and became a NH real estate broker until 2001.  After retiring, he and Bev bought a motorhome and toured the United States and parts of Canada.  They eventually purchased a home in Palm Beach Gardens FL and spent several years there.

Rex is survived by his wife Beverly (Greenleaf) Gaudette, his son Ron and daughter-in-law Vicki of Barstow, CA, his daughter Marie and son-in-law Richard McDermott of Hollis, NH, his daughter Teri and son-in-law Matt Gerlach of Hollis, NH, his sister Emily Drouin of Bow, NH, 3 granddaughters (Amy, Tasha, Laura), 4 great grand-children (Katheryne, Justin, Dayanara, Julianna) and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Rex was preceded in death by his sisters Yolande and Gloria, brother Maurice, granddaughter Shannon, and great-grandson Georgie.

Relatives and friends are invited to Rex’s visitation on SUNDAY, September 18th from 4 until 6 PM at ROCHETTE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, 21 Kinsley Street, Nashua. His Funeral Mass will be held on MONDAY, September 19th at 10 AM in St. Joseph Church, 777 W Hollis Street, Nashua.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Rex’s name to Home, Health, and Hospice, 7 Executive Park Drive, Merrimack, NH 03054. 

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September 18, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rochette Funeral Home & Cremation Services
21 Kinsley Street
Nashua, NH 03060

Funeral Mass
September 19, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Joseph Church (Hollis Street, Nashua)

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