CENTERVILLE, Ga. - Albert L. Gelinas, 73, of Centerville, Ga., died on
Monday, June 14, 2004.
Albert L. Gelinas, a native of Farmington, N.H., was the son of Ernest J.
and Yvonne Messier Gelinas. He was retired from U.S. Air Force, and was a
member of the American Legion and VFW. He was a former member of the
Alberta, Va., fire department and worked for many years with the Boy Scouts.
He was a member of the St. Peter's Church in Farmington. He is survived by
his wife of 53 years, Mildred E. Gelinas; children, Mark E. (Kate) of Ft.
Valley, Ga., and Bruce A (Jodee) of Centerville; grandchildren, Jessica,
David (Sallie), Mark Jr., Katherine, Sarah; and great-grandchild, Rachel;
many nieces and nephews; siblings, Gloria (Willis) Berry and Robert (Gloria)
Gelinas, both of Farmington and Paul R. (Lois) Gelinas of New Durham.
1920 - 2004
WILBRAHAM - Jeannette (Couture) Gelinas, 84, a 38 year resident of
Wilbraham, entered into eternal rest on September 28, 2004 in the Life Care
Center of Wilbraham. Born in Ludlow on May 6, 1920, she was the daughter of
the late William and Rosalba (Bourdeau) Couture. She was a communicant of
the former St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Springfield for 65 years until its
closing. She then became a parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church in
Ludlow. Jeannette was a graduate of the former Mount Carmel School in Ware.
She was retired from Walden Books, Eastfield Mall, Springfield, where she
worked for 19 years. Jeannette is survived by her husband of 57 years,
Marcel J. Gelinas; a son, Marc A. Gelinas of Southlake, TX; (3) sisters,
Rita Gefter of North Truro, Annette Cote of Belchertown, Theresa Caputo of
East Longmeadow; and a grandson, Alexander Gelinas. The funeral will be
Saturday morning from the Ratell Funeral Home 200 Main St., Indian Orchard
at 9 a.m. followed by the Liturgy of Christian Burial in St. John the
Baptist Church, Ludlow, at 10 a.m. Burial will be in St. Michael's Cemetery,
Springfield. Memorial contributions in her memory may be made to the St.
John the Baptist Pastoral Center Building Fund, 181 Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA
01056. Calling hours are Friday from 2-4 & 6 - 8 p.m. For directions & guest
book visit www.bhrfh.com.
Published in The Republican on 9/30/2004.
CAMILLE W. GELINAS - Coventry
01:00 AM EDT on Friday, October 1, 2004
CAMILLE W. GELINAS, 71, of Winter Haven, Fla., formerly of Coventry, a
retired accountant, died Saturday at Brandywyne Healthcare Center, Winter
He was the husband of Judith Gelinas. Born in Woonsocket on Nov. 15, 1932, a
son of the late Willfrid and Lorette (Jarrette) Gelinas, he moved to Florida
19 years ago.
Mr. Gelinas had worked for EG&G Sealol in Rhode Island.
He was an Army veteran of the Korean War.
Besides his wife, he leaves a daughter, Laurie Benoit of North Smithfield; a
sister, Jeanne Vadenais of Winter Haven; and three grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held today at 10 a.m. in Ott-Laughlin Funeral
Home, Winter Haven.
Dr. J. Armand Gelinas
Dr. J. Armand Gelinas, 85
Was an Army physician; served in Korea, Vietnam
Sentinel & Enterprise
SUN CITY CENTER, Fla. -- Dr. J. Armand Gelinas, 85, of 2253 New Bedford
Drive, formerly of Fitchburg, Mass., died Thursday, Oct. 21, in South Bay
Hospital, after an illness.
He was born in Fitchburg on Oct. 29, 1918, the son of Joseph A. and Emma
(Champagne) Gelinas, and he lived in Fitchburg for many years.
He retired as a colonel from the U.S. Army in 1972 after 20 years of active
duty and six years of overseas service.
Dr. Gelinas was a devoted father and husband. He and his wife celebrated
their 60th wedding anniversary this past July.
He enjoyed traveling and fine wine and was an avid stamp collector and
Napoleonic scholar. He will be deeply missed and remembered by those whose
lives he touched.
He leaves his beloved wife of 60 years, Valentine D. (Elbo) Gelinas; four
sons, Marc Gelinas and his wife, Kathleen, of Atlanta, Ga., Robert Gelinas
and his wife, Cynthia, of Villanova, Pa., Alex Gelinas and his wife, Linda,
of New York, N.Y., John Gelinas and his wife, Loretta, of Long Island, N.Y.;
seven grandchildren, Nicole, Paul, Michael, Molly, Elise, Aimee and Daniel
Gelinas; and one great-grandchild, Nolan Gelinas.
GELINAS -- On Oct. 21, Dr. J. Armand Gelinas, 85, formerly of Fitchburg. The
funeral will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 27 with military honors from the
Lavery-Chartrand Funeral Home, 99 Summer St. in Fitchburg, with a Mass of
Christian Burial in Immaculate Conception Church, 58 Walnut St. in
Fitchburg, at 10 a.m. The burial will follow in St. Joseph's Cemetery,
Fitchburg. The calling hours will be held on Tuesday evening from 7 to 9
p.m. in the funeral home.
Published in the Sentinel & Enterprise on 10/24/2004.
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Andrew E. Gelinas
Served in the U.S. Navy Seabees for 30 years
Andrew B. Gelinas, 70, of Epsom, N.H., died Jan. 4, 2005, at CRVNA Hospice House in Concord after a brief battle with colon and liver cancer.
Born in Manchester on June 17, 1934, he was the son of Joseph and Yvonne (Caron) Gelinas. He had lived in Epsom since 1989.
He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees for 30 years, as a weapons instructor, construction instructor, combat training instructor and career counselor. He had also attended many military schools and was a member of mobile construction battalions.
After retiring from the military, he began a career in real estate and construction.
His first wife, Germaine A. (Boulanger) Gelinas, died in 1988, and a son, Richard A. Gelinas, died in 1999.
Family members include his wife of 13 years, Clara L. (Yeaton) Gelinas of Epsom; two brothers, Fernand G. Gelinas of Manchester and Norman L. Gelinas of Bedford; a sister, Helen Moquin of Bedford; many nieces and nephews.
There were no services. The burial was in McClary Cemetery in Epsom.
Memorial donations may be made to CRVNA Hospice House, 250 Pleasant St., Concord NH 03302.
Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, Manchester, was in charge of arrangements