George Gilbert Brackett
WESTFORD George Gilbert Brackett, 82, of Lowell, died after a brief illness, Sunday, June 2, 2013 at Genesis Westford House Nursing Home. He was the husband of the late Joan (Foster) Brackett who passed away in 2005 after 52 years of marriage. He was also the husband of the late Theresa (LeCuyer) (Longsjo) Brackett until she passed away in 2011.
Born March 26, 1931, in Cambridge, he was a son of the late Frederick H. and the late Margaret J. (Haslam) Brackett, attended the local Cambridge schools, and graduated from Rindge Tech. Shortly after high school, George and his family relocated to Billerica.
Mr. Brackett served his country with the United States Marines during the Korean War.
He was employed as the Vice President of Electronics Astro Circuit in Tewksbury for many years. George was an avid golfer.
He is survived by his four children, Elaine M. Cahill of Nashua, Steven S. Brackett and his wife, Leslie of Lowell, Ronald G. Brackett and his wife, Tracey of Nashua, and Brian J. Brackett and his wife, Wendy of Lowell; eight grandchildren, Christopher Brackett, Erin Langlois, Stephanie Brackett, Gregory Brackett, Tyler Brackett, Emily Brackett, Mathew Forest, Nicole Forest, Benjamin Brackett, and Toby Brackett; two great grandchildren, Jayson and Conor; two daughter in laws, Phyllis Brackett of Durham, NH and Paula Forest and her husband, Rick of Lowell; as well as several cousins and close friends.
He was also the grandfather of the late Jessica Brackett; and father in law of the late Edward Cahill; brother of the late Marjorie McCree, Harold Brackett, Charles Brackett, Frederick Brackett, and Francis Brackett.
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