Bertrand E. “Bert” Gagnon, 63, of Florida, and formerly of Connecticut and Maine, passed away at home in Florida after a courageous battle with cancer on May 28, 2018.
Bert was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He was an avid lover of independent musicians and showcased their work on his radio station, Neon Music Radio. He spent his free time painting and drawing, playing pool and chess, and won many tournaments.
He was predeceased by his parents, Elmo Gagnon and Alvine (Cyr) Gagnon. He is survived by his sister, Doris Lang of Tennessee; sister and brother-in-law, Terri and Pete Peterson of Connecticut; niece, Sonia Fears (husband, Anthony) of Tennessee; niece/goddaughter, Tammy Roy (husband, Steve) of Florida; nephew, Eric Peterson of Connecticut; great-niece, Briana Fears of Tennessee; great-nephews, Dan Usher of Connecticut, Collin Fears of Tennessee and Jayden Roy of Florida; nephew/godson, Andrew Ringrose of Connecitcut; and many cousins and friends.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, June 7, from 6-8 p.m. at Deltona Memorial Funeral Home, 1295 Saxon Blvd., Orange City, FL 32763. Scattering of Bert’s ashes will be held at the family’s convenience. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Bert’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Condolences may be offered at www.DeltonaMem-orialFuneralHome.com .