Paul Emile Corriveau, 85, of Plainville, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on June 12, 2017, at Hartford Hospital after a long illness.
Paul was born on June 10, 1932, in St. Agatha, Maine, son of the late Joseph and Rose Anna (Cyr). He married Jeanne (Boucher) in Lewiston, Maine on Nov. 29, 1952. She predeceased him in 2005, after 52 years of marriage.
Paul worked at Fafnir Bearings Co. in New Britain for 37 years before retiring in 1991. Paul and Jeanne danced with the Cheshire Cats Square Dance Club for a number of years. They spent many a summer camping at Pequot Ledge on Lake Gardner. Paul also enjoyed fishing, bingo and trips to Maine. He was a longtime member of Our Lady of Mercy Church. Above all, Paul was known for his good nature, generosity and dedication to his family.
He is survived by three children, Anna Gagnon of Plainville, Conrad Corriveau and his wife, Gloria, of Southington and Susan Peters and her husband, Michael, of Plainville; five grandchildren, Chad Gagnon and his wife, Rachel, of Plainville, Melissa (Corriveau) Pietrantuono and her husband, Michael, of Naugatuck, Darren Corriveau of Carmel, Maine, Stephanie (Peters) Romeo and her husband, Charles, and Steven Peters and his partner, Lyz Tomsuden, all of Rutland, Vt.; three great-grandchildren, Corrin and Arden Gagnon and William Romeo; a brother, Adrien Corriveau of Lewiston, Maine; and many nieces, nephews, and brothers- and sisters-in-law.
Family and friends are invited to call on the family on Thursday from 4 until 7 p.m. at the Bailey Funeral Home 48 Broad Street in Plainville. Funeral services for Mr. Corriveau will be held on Friday beginning at 9 a.m. from the funeral home to Our Lady of Mercy Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Saint Thomas Cemetery in Southington.
If desired memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society 825 Brook Street I-91 Tech Center Rocky Hill, CT 06067.
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