Michael Richard Gregoire, 49, of Palmer, MA passed away Thursday May 28, 2009 at his parent’s residence in Spruce Pine, NC. A native of Hampden County, MA he was a son of Richard Edward and Joan Rossmeisl Gregoire. He was preceded in death by a brother Scott Edward Gregoire.
Mike worked as a Heavy Equipment Hauler for Palmer Paving Inc. of Palmer, MA and was an avid fan of Nascar, Vintage autocars and Brockway Trucks, often attending many truck shows.
In addition to his parents he leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife and best friend Lynn Perry Gregoire of the home, a daughter Sarah Kempesty and husband Timothy of Springfield, MA, a son Richard Gula and wife Angela of Three Rivers, MA, grandson, Richard Gula, Jr. and granddaughter Jillian June Gula both of Three Rivers, MA, a brother Timothy Gregoire and wife Tina of Monson, MA, grandmother Edna Gregoire of FL, mother in law, Shelby Perry of Wales, MA, uncles, Robert Rossmeisl and wife Marty of Agawam, MA, Richard Rossmeisl and wife Helen of Washington State and Bob Gregoire and wife Carol of FL, aunts, Marjorie Krauss of Little Switzerland, NC, and Joyce Flint of Brimfield, MA, sister in law, Elizabeth Perry of Monson, MA, nephew, Jimmy Haraghey also of Monson, MA and his two beloved dogs Mikey and Maisie. He is also survived by several cousins and many loving friends.
A celebration of life for Michael will be held at a later date in Monson, MA.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to Hospice of Mitchell County, PO Box 38 Spruce Pine, NC 28777, Baystate Visiting Nurse Assoc. and Hospice, 50 Maple Street Springfield, MA 01102 or to Baystate Regional Cancer Program, 85 South Street Suite 1 Ware, MA 01082
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