Joseph Gerard PoitrasJune 30, 1925 ~ July 29, 2017 (age 92)
JOSEPH G. POITRAS 1925 – 2017 SOUTH HADLEY- Joseph Gerard Poitras, 92, passed away on July 29, 2017 at Wingate of South Hadley. He was born in St. Raphael, PDQ, Canada on June 30, 1925, a son of the late Raymond and Celestine (Tanguay) Poitras. Joseph was a proud US Coast Guard Veteran of WWII serving in the Merchant Marines. He will be missed by his nephews and his niece: Richard Poitras, Ronald Poitras, and Susan Wiley. A special thanks to the staff at Wingate for the excellent care that Joseph received. Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 from 8:15AM until 9:15AM at Brunelle Funeral Home and be followed by the burial at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam, MA at 10AM. Please visit www.brunellefuneralhome.com for more details.