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George J Routhier

June 1, 1930 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 89)

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Obituary

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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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 26, 2019

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Mitchell Funeral Home
15 Park Street
Easthampton, MA 01027

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 27, 2019

10:00 AM
Our Lady of the Valley
Adams Street
Easthampton, ma 01027

Military Service
Friday
November 29, 2019

2:00 PM
Veterans Memorial Cemetery

Agawam, Ma

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