George J Routhier

Born: Sun., Jun. 1, 1930
Died: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019


Visitation

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Nov. 26, 2019
Location: Mitchell Funeral Home


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Wed., Nov. 27, 2019
Location: Our Lady of the Valley


Military Service

2:00 PM Fri., Nov. 29, 2019
Location: Veterans Memorial Cemetery


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George J. Routhier  89, of Easthampton died November 19, 2019 at Baystate Medical Center. He was born in Easthampton June 1, 1930 the son of the late Frank and Eva LaLumiere Routhier. He attended local schools. He entered the US Marine Corps, serving in the Pacific Theater of Operation, serving in China, Guam and Hawaii as a Radio Operator. He attained the rank of Corporal. He moved to Easthampton in 1952 after being discharge from the service. George went to school in Chicago on the GI Bill  to become a TV-Radio Tech. He owned and operated the Television Center in Amherst from 1960 to 2006. He was a member of ELK 1849 in Chicopee, Post 224 American Legion in Easthampton and the Electronic Tech Guild. George and his wife Ann enjoyed ballroom dancing, and were members of the Ballroom Dance Club and Baystate Senior Class and Sounds of  Music Club. George also enjoyed traveling, camping, skiing and taking pictures.

George is survived by his wife Ann Boucher Routhier, two sons Allen Routhier of Springfield, Keith Routhier of Easthampton, two daughters Linda Bean of Florence, Joanne Quimette of Westfield, seven grandchildren Jonathan, Jordan, Tori, Jason, Kerri, Chad and six greatgrandchildren. George was predeceased by one son George, one granddaughter Jennifer and his seven siblings Lewis, Albert, Henry, Florence, Mary, Gloria, Alice and his first wife Elizabeth Barnett.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday November 27, at 10 AM in Our Lady of the Valley Church. Burial will be Friday November 29, at 2pm  in Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Agawam. Visiting hours at Mitchell Funeral Home, 15 Park Street, Easthampton Tuesday November 26, from 5-7pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be given to Charity of  choice. www.mitchellcofuneralhome.com

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Al & Doreen Bushey
   Posted Wed November 27, 2019
Ann, George will be missed by all of his friends at the dances and functions at the Chicopee Lodge of Elks and many other places in Western Mass. He always had a smile on his face and a good word for every one. Semper Fi and God bless!
Al & Doreen Bushey
East Longmeadow, MA

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