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Ovila Joseph Gadbois

February 19, 1942 ~ January 21, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Ovila Gadbois Obituary

Ovila Joseph “Joe” Gadbois, age 81, passed away peacefully on January 21, 2024. Joe was born in Holyoke, son of the late Ovila Charles and Marie Louise (Dansereau) Gadbois and attended Holyoke schools. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Amherst College. Joe served in United States Air Force during the Vietnam war. Joe was active at Holyoke Elks Lodge #902. He retired after a long career as a chemist at Monsanto.

Joseph was predeceased by his wife, Susan A. (Shea) Gadbois; a son, Michael Gadbois and a daughter, Brie Gadbois. He is survived by a daughter, Kristine Morrison; four grandchildren: Joshua Gadbois; Connor Gadbois, Ryan Gadbois, and Kylie Morrison, as well as many extended family members.

All services are private and at the convenience of the family. Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

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