Gerald Groleau

Resided in St. Jacques, MI
Died February 17, 2014

St. Jacques, MI
Gerald T. Groleau, age 89, of St. Jacques, passed away Monday February 17, 2014 at the Jacobetti Home For Veterans in Marquette.

Gerald was born August 7, 1924 in St. Jacques the son of Omer and Florestine (Sabourin) Groleau. He was raised in St. Jacques where he lived all of his life except for two years that he served his country in the U.S. Army during WW II. Gerald was united in marriage to the former Inez Pomeroy on May 17, 1947 and they made their home in St. Jacques where they raised their 4 children. Inez preceded him in death on May 11, 2003.

Gerald worked for the Snowden Construction Company for 40 years from 1946 until his retirement in 1986. Upon his retirement he worked in the woods for many years. Gerald was a member of the St. Andrew Catholic Church in Nahma, Operator Engineers Local #324, Manistique Knights of Columbus Council #2026 and Rapid River American Legion Post #301.


7 Tributes for “Gerald Groleau

    Dear Marshall, David, Carl & Jennifer:
    I want to pass on my deepest condolences for the loss of your Father. It is good to know that Uncle Gerald had a great life and enjoyed himself very much.

    Phyllis and I will be at the burial this spring and please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you!

    God Bless,

    Cousin Glenn

    Jennifer, Carl, Marshall, and David,I’m so very sorry for your loss!

    Lisa Sundling

    Marshall, David, Carl & Jennifer: So sorry to hear about your loss. Always hard to lose a parent – no matter how much advanced warning you have. Please know we want to be there with you but at this time, we are too far away. We will plan to be there in the Spring at the Gardens of Rest for his burial. Sending our love and hugs and wishing you God’s peace at this difficult time.

    Jennifer, David, Carl, Marshall and families: so sorry to hear of your Dad’s death. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Uncle Gerald used to be mom’s play buddy when they were kids, so I bet there is a big Groleau gathering in heaven right now. May you find comfort in all the wonderful memories you have of him. Hugs and love, Lynn (LaBumbard) Kelly

    Dear Marshall, David, Carl and Jennifer,
    I was sad to hear about your dad’s passing. I liked Uncle Gerald very much. I will never forget his wonderful smile.

    My best to you and your families,

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