Gustave J. Comeau
Gustave J. Comeau, 94, of Ipswich,
died Friday evening, September 28, 2018 at the Twin Oaks Center in Danvers.
Born in Ipswich on May 25,1924, he was the son of the late Philip and Mary
J. (Robichau) Comeau and the husband of the late Virginia Comeau, with
whom he shared forty-seven years of marriage.
Mr. Comeau was a lifelong resident of Ipswich. He loved his
hometown, and until he had to receive nursing home care, lived in the same
home on Pleasant Street all his life. In his earlier years he worked
in leather factories in Peabody, and later spent decades working as a
custodian in the Ipswich school system.
After the births of his grandchildren he became known as Papa, a role he
cherished. He will be remembered by his family for his kindness and
is survived by his stepson Stephen O'Connell and his wife Amy Sweeney,
their children Ryan O'Connell and his wife Tyler, Alex Parsons and his
wife Rosemarie Calder, all of Ipswich and Liza Parsons of Danvers, and
many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his granddaughter Caitlin
Marie O'Connell; his brothers Joseph, John and Camille Comeau, and a
sister Martha Hagar.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Twin Oaks Center, especially
his nurses Cindy and Bonnie, for taking wonderful care of him. They
also wish to express their gratitude to the wonderful people at Care
Funeral services will be held Friday October 5
at 10 am following an hour of visitation from 9 to 10 in the
Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street, Ipswich. Friends and
family are respectfully welcomed. Internment will be in
the New Highland Cemetery, Ipswich. Memorial
contributions in his name may be made to Care Dimensions, 75 Sylvan
Street, Suite B102, Danvers, MA 01923.
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