SOUTHAMPTON: Gerald L. Ruel, age 92, of Southampton, passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 at his daughter’s home in Southampton. He was born and educated in Saint-Charles-de-Bellechasse, P.Q., Canada. Gerald resided here for over 70 years. He was a United States Army Veteran of the Korean War. He was a self- employed painting contractor and was owner/proprietor of CLR Decor for many years. Gerald was the widower of Colette A. (Lemieux) Ruel, who passed away on July 18, 2016. He is survived by twin daughters, Karen Peters and her husband Daniel of Southampton, Doreen Boisjoli and Gary Pasquini of Holyoke and son Gary Ruel and his wife Sherryl of Ludlow; six grandchildren: Jeremy, Ashley, Tristan, Nicholas, Justin and Kayla; four great grandchildren, Hudson, Hadley Rose, Mackenzie, and Ryan along with several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services will be held in Spring of 2022. The Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.
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