Gary K. LaFleur of Nashua, NH

 

5837 LaFleurGary K. LaFleur, 51, of Nashua, NH died Sunday, July 10, 2016 at his home. Born in Lowell, he was the son of Sandra (Roberts) Joel-Phillips of Merrimack, N.H. and the late Kenneth LaFleur. He was raised in Lowell, attended the Lowell schools and was a graduate of North East Aero Tech of Bedford, MA.

Gary was employed as a Quality Controller for Nuvera Fuel Cells of Billerica, MA. Gary was a member of the Nashua Sportsman Club. Throughout his life his favorite hobby was working with automobiles or any engineering challenge.  Another activity which he enjoyed was designing, developing and fabricating guns with new safety features for which he held several government approved patents.

Besides his mother he is survived by his brother, Matthew D. LaFleur of Nashua, NH; very dear friend, Shelly Meher of Lowell, MA; aunts, Lola LaFleur and Claire LaFleur both of Rancho La Costa, CA; uncle, David and his wife Elaine Roberts, of Chelmsford, MA;  five cousins, Deidra and her husband, John Bates of Wildwood, FL, Stacey and her husband, Rob Edelstein of Manchester by the Sea, MA, Keith and his wife, Diane Martine of Chelmsford, MA, Jennifer Roberts of Franklin, NH and David and his wife, Lindsay Roberts  of Merrimack, NH and several nieces and nephews.

He was the cousin of the late Kevin Martine.

Visiting hours Sat., July 16, 2016 10A.M. to 12Noon. Memorial Service at 12Noon at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his name to the American Diabetes Assoc., 330 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02210. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

Visitation

July 16, 2016
10A.M.-12Noon
Dolan Funeral Home

Funeral

July 16, 2016
12 Noon
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Sherry says:

    So sorry for your loss. May the words of Revelation 21:4 bring you comfort it says: “…death will be no more.., the former things have passed away.” Please visit jw.org for more on this hope

  2. Paul Premo says:

    So many good and fun memories over 30+ years of knowing Gary. His unique sense of humor never failed for some laughs. He was my “go to guy” for machining parts for my race car. I valued his opinion when It came time to making them. He would always either validate or improve upon them without question to the better. Over the past 8 months he machined several parts to convert the race car over to port fuel injection. The end result was perfection. Wish he had the chance to hear it run and take a ride. I will miss him. We a lost a brilliant, good hearted soul of a man too early. God Bless you and your family Gary.

  3. Sandi (Jalbert) McGurrin says:

    I remember Gary as a small child, babysat him and his brother Mathew, as my mother Pauline did. I’ll treasure the times with Gary and Matthew in Lowell. Sandi, I am so sorry for your loss. I will see you on Saturday for his services. Sandi (Jalbert) McGurrin.

  4. Dave Greynolds says:

    I shared many good times and conversations with Gary. He was a funny guy with a big heart. He helped me with more projects then I can remember. He seemed to always have the answer to the problem at hand. Whenever I needed a friend he would be there. The past year he was coming over often and it was enjoyable to have his company. I miss him and will continue to miss him. Rest in peace my friend.

  5. Dale Seaton says:

    R.I.P. Gary. Make someone up there in Heaven laugh, OK?!
    Sandi & Matty I can’t imagine the loss that you are experiencing right now. My heart breaks for the two of you. You are both in my prayers. God needs you Gary. I will always miss your laughter. My heart is breaking right now.

  6. Carol Geary says:

    I knew Gary from the time he was a pre-teen to my last visit with he and his mother a few weeks ago. What I remember most is his intelligence, personality and his wry sense of humor. He could always make me laugh. He was dedicated to his Mother and Grandparents and always willing to help out whenever needed. Rest in the arms of the Lord, Gary.

    Carol Geary

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