Another note

20 August 2021

A post in the draft section since 2014. It was written after this one…


A note I had left behind…

Yesterday’s note led me to this one.

LAGASSE, Eugene F.

Eugene F. Lagasse, 79, of Railroad Ave., Chester died at home on Friday, (October 28, 2005). He and his wife Norma (Joy) were married for 54 years. Gene was born in Bristol, on June 8, 1926, son of the late Harvey and Maude (Powe) Lagasse Sr.

He was an Army Veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Chester as well as the Knights of Columbus. He was employed as an engineer at Conrac Corp, Old Saybrook for 37 years, and he presently worked for the Essex Product Group.

Gene was an avid golfer and was active in civic organizations over the years. He was so happy to have lived to see his beloved Red Sox win the 2004 Championship. He and Norma wintered in Panama City Beach, FL.

Besides his wife Norma, he is survived by his two sons, James of Warrenton, VA and Gary of Colchester; his daughters, Susan Sticht and Mary Lagasse both of E. Haddam; his eight grandchildren, Stephen Jr., Nicole, Wayne, Jacqueline, Cassidy, Eugene, Amanda and Kyle, and great grandson Caleb, and his brother Robert of Bristol. He was predeceased by his son, Stephen Sr. and his brother, Harvey Jr.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, Oct., 31 at 9 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, Rte 154, Chester followed by burial with Military Honors in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Friends may call at the Robinson, Wright & Weymer Funeral Home, 34 Main St., Centerbrook TODAY, from 2-4 p.m. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Hospice and Palliative Care of Middlesex Hospital, 28 Crescent St., Middletown 06475.

Lagasse, Eugene F.


Another obituary

October 29, 2005

LAGASSE, Eugene F. Eugene F. Lagasse, 79, of Railroad Ave., Chester died at home on Friday, (October 28, 2005). He and his wife Norma (Joy) were married for 54 years. Gene was born in Bristol, on June 8, 1926, son of the late Harvey and Maude (Powe) Lagasse Sr.

He was an Army Veteran of World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Church, Chester as well as the Knights of Columbus. He was employed as an engineer at Conrac Corp, Old Saybrook for 37 years, and he presently worked for the Essex Product Group.


End of the draft post

This is Eugene’s headstone.

Stephen Lagasse

Eugene’s memorial on Find A Grave was transferred yesterday with this message…

Hello Pierre,
I have transferred Stephen’s memorial to you. Treat him well, as I am sure you will.
Perry

Where should I start?

Photo

I guess this is where I should start, but I am not sure.

Obituary for Maude F. Lagasse (Aged 96)

I had been researching Maude Powe since 2009 when I found I had a cousin who was a bombardier on a B-24.

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Readers who have been following me since God knows when know all about My Forgotten Hobby. I have been building model airplanes since 1958.

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This is why I was so excited when I found out in 2009 about Harvey Louis Lagasse Jr.’s story on the Internet.

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Harvey Lagasse

Robert Lagasse had told his brother’s story and I followed up on it.

Yesterday I got a message on Ancestry and this is what I got in return beside Maude Powe’s photo and obituary.

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Arthur Joseph Myers, son of Julien Myers and Agnes Lagasse

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William Costello, brother of Margaret Costello, wife of Frank Arthur Powe

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Harvey Louis Lagasse Sr., husband of Maude Powe

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Francis Powe son of Frank Powe and Margaret Costello

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Eugene F Lagasse, son of Harvey Louis Lagasse Sr.

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Mark E Lagasse, son of Harvey Louis Lagasse Jr.

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Frank Arthur Powe, husband of Margaret Costello

Now where should I start revisiting the past?

Still following Our Ancestors?

Hi Pierre!

I’m currently researching my husband’s family ancestry. I’m very new to this website, but I noticed one of his relatives linked to your profile. I wanted to introduce myself, and hopefully we can exchange more information to build the family tree!

Best Regards,

To be continued later on Our Ancestors II.

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Harvey Lagasse