LEOMINSTER- Raymond A. Gould, 72, died Saturday, June 4, 2016 in Saint Vincent Hospital, Worcester, surrounded by his family after a short illness.
He leaves his wife of 50 years, Rose M. (Belliveau) Gould; 2 sons, Paul J. Gould and his husband Donald D. Bourque of Webster, and Roger Gould of Westminster; 3 grandchildren, Alicia, Danny and Chad Gould; 3 sisters, Pauline Cormier of Waltham, and Millie Dupuis and Jeannine Robichaud, both of Leominster; nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his brother Danny Gould and by his sister Lorette McDonald.
He was born and raised in Memramcook, New Brunswick, the oldest of the 6 children of Emile and Rita (Leblanc) Gould. He moved to Leominster in 1963.
Mr. Gould was a carpenter all his life. He first worked at Digital Equipment, then at Compaq and then at Hewlett Packard, all in Westminster. He worked at Ciambro Corp. in Hudson before retiring in 2002.
He was a communicant of Saint Cecelia’s Church and a life member of the Leominster Sportsman’s Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
The funeral will be held Thursday, June 9, from the Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Road, Fitchburg, with a Mass at 10:00 AM in Saint Cecilia’s Church, 180 Mechanic Street, Leominster. Burial will be in Saint Cecilia’s Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:30 PM Wednesday, June 8, in the funeral home. Donations in his name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 Saint Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942.