- Gerald Clavet, 78, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017, following a long illness. He was born October 6, 1939, in St. Basil, NB, Canada, a son of the late Ned and Emilie (Martin) Clavet.
Gerald last worked in the shipping department for Fraser and Twin River Paper for over 30 years. Previously, he worked in construction with various Valley companies. He loved to ride and work on his tractors or anything that would bring him outside in nature.
He is survived by two sons, Glenn Clavet and his fiancée of Virginia and Mark Clavet of Massachusetts; six siblings, Irma Ouellet, Simone Francoeur, and Benoit Clavet and his wife Rita, all of Edmundston, NB, Canada, Fernande Caron of Montreal, Canada, Claudette Morin and her husband Bert of Drummond, NB, Canada, and Fernand Clavet and his wife Ghislaine of Mont Joli, QC, Canada; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides his parents, Gerald was predeceased by his wife of over 40 years, Arlene (Boutot) Clavet, and three siblings, Real Clavet, Normand Clavet, and Lorraine Danis.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, November 13, 2017, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church, St. Thomas St., Madawaska. Relatives and friends may greet the family Monday morning 9-9:45 a.m. at the church. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Gerald's name may be made to: St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 327 St. Thomas St., Madawaska, ME 04756. Arrangements are a service of Lajoie Funeral Home, 114-10th Ave., Madawaska. To share condolences online, please visit www.lajoiefuneralhome.com
Published on  November 9, 2017