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Omer F. Gagnon

Obituary for Omer F. Gagnon

January 15, 1923 - February 7, 2019
Hooksett, New Hampshire | Age 96


Omer F. Gagnon, 96, formerly of Hooksett, died February 7, 2019 at Crestwood Center in Milford after a period of declining health.

He was born in Manchester on January 15, 1923 to Emanuel and Blanche (Cote) Gagnon. He lived in Hooksett for most of his life.

During World War II he served in the U.S. Navy and fought in the battles at Omaha Beach, D-Day and Normandy.

Mr. Gagnon worked at Silver Brothers in Manchester for several years and General Electric in Hooksett for many years. He was a member of the American Legion Post 79 in Manchester and Post 37 in Hooksett and was a life member of the Deerhead Sportsman's Club in Hooksett. He enjoyed hunting, gardening, smoking a good cigar and playing pool.

He was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Pauline (Loiselle) Gagnon in 2010 and by four siblings, Wilfred and Alfred Gagnon, Anna Jazkolka and Lillian Boulanger.

The family includes two sons, Robert Gagnon of Hooksett and William Gagnon and his wife, Leonie, of Penacook; his guardian, Paul Gagne and his wife, Robin, and their children, Justin, Olivia and Sydney; and nieces and nephews.

A funeral ceremony was held on Friday, February 15, 2019 at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., Manchester. Committal prayers with military honors followed at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.

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