GERARD J. NAULT, 71, of 8 Westwood Drive, an aerospace-industry research and development worker, died Saturday at home.
He was the husband of Alice (Niemi) Nault. Born in Leominster, Mass., a son of the late Alphonse and Virginia (Charpentier) Nault, he had lived in Cumberland for 44 years.
Mr. Nault had worked in research and development for NASA at Air-Lock Inc., in Milford, Conn., for 35 years before retiring. He continued to work part-time.
He was a communicant of Historic St. Joseph Church, in Cumberland.
His hobbies included reading about the Civil War, World War I and World War II.
Besides his wife, he leaves two sons, Ronald Nault of Whittier, Calif., and Steven Nault of Riverside, Calif.; a daughter, Barbara Nault of Cumberland; three brothers, Roger Nault of Gardner, Mass., and Joseph and Rene Nault, both of Fitchburg, Mass.; four sisters, Theresa Miller of Lancaster, Mass., Georgette Ducharme of Manning, S.C., Jeannie Murphy of Fitchburg, Mass., and Lorraine Malozzi of Petersham, Mass.; six grandchildren; two great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held tomorrow at 9 a.m. from the J.J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. (Route 122), with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Historic St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery.