Gerard R. Isabelle
HAMPSTEAD, NH Gerard R. Isabelle, 63, of Hampstead, New Hampshire, passed away, Tuesday, March 29, 2016. He was the beloved husband of Deborah G. (Sousa) Isabelle, with whom he would have celebrated their fourty-fourth wedding anniversary this coming June.
A son of the late Louis G. and the late Yvette M. (Giroux) Isabelle, he was born February 11, 1953, in Lowell, and attended the local schools, graduating from Lowell High School and continued his education at Groton Academy for four years during the summers continuing into college. He attended Wentworth College in Boston and University of Massachusetts at Lowell, earning his Bachelors Degree.
Mr. Isabelle enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He also enjoyed golf. For the past twenty five years, he made his home in Hampstead, New Hampshire and was a communicant of Ste. Marguerite d’Youville Parish in Dracut. He was a co-owner of Quality Die for more than twenty-five years in Haverhill, Massachusetts which he owned with his partners, Ray Ayers of Hampstead, NH and Bob Woodside of Danville, NH.
In addition to his wife, Deborah, he is survived by his daughters, Lisa M. Sousa of Londonderry, NH and Faith C. St. Gelais and her husband, Matthew of Londonderry, NH; his grandchildren, Jordyn Isabelle, Dylan Isabelle, and Jocelyn Isabelle all of Pelham, NH and their mother, Jennifer Hovey of Pelham, NH, and Rease St. Gelais, Cali Susewitt, and Broch St. Gelais all of Londonderry, NH; his brothers and sisters, Rita R. Proulx and her husband, Daniel of Florida, Donald L. Isabelle and his wife, Nadine of Florida, and Gabrielle Isabelle and her husband, Bruce Lamper of Pembroke, NH; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also the father of the late Steven G. Isabelle who passed away in 2012 and brother of the late Gloria L. Lemire, the late Dorothy Isabelle, and the late Linda Isabelle.
ON FRIDAY, YOU ARE INVITED TO HIS CALLING HOURS FROM 3 UNTIL 7 P.M.. ON SATURDAY, HIS FUNERAL WILL BEGIN AT 9 A.M. AT THE MCDONOUGH FUNERAL HOME, 14 HIGHLAND STREET, LOWELL 978-458-6816. HIS FUNERAL MASS WILL BE OFFERED AT STE. MARGUERITE D’YOUVILLE PARISH, 1340 LAKEVIEW AVE., DRACUT MA 10 A.M.. BURIAL IN ST. JOSEPH CEMETERY. IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, HIS DAUGHTER IS RUNNING IN THE BOSTON MARATHON AND DONATIONS MAY BE MADE TO SUPPORT HER RUN: http://chbc.convio.net/site/TR/BostonMarathon/BostonMarathon?px=1353152&pg=personal&fr_id=1390