Gerard J. Crepeau, 88, passed away on January 14, 2021 at home, surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of Louise M. (Theroux) Crepeau, with whom he shared 68 years of marriage.Gerard was born in Fall River and was the son of the late Leonidas Crepeau and Beatrice (Canuel) Crepeau.
Gerard served his country honorably in the US Army National Guard and was employed by H. Carr and Sons of Providence as a Senior Estimator and Corporate Secretary for 42 years until his retirement. In the 1970’s he served on the building committee for St. Theresa’s Church and was also the past president of it’s Holy Name Society.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Robert Crepeau and his wife Susan of Tiverton, Paul Crepeau and his wife Kathleen of Gainesville, FL, Diane Caffrey and her husband Michael of Tucson AZ, and Jeanne Crepeau and her husband Stanford of Ownings, MD; sisters, Leonie Pilotte and Annette Goyette and brother George Crepeau all of Tiverton; seven grandchildren, Richard, Joseph, Peter, Jacqueline, Adrienne, Nicholas and Josiah; four great-grandchildren. Dallas Kristin, Olivia and James, and many nieces and nephews.
His Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 10am in St. Theresa’s Church, 265 Stafford Rd., Tiverton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend DIRECTLY TO THE CHURCH.
Mask wearing and social distancing will be required.
A livestream Service-Cast will be presented in the church at 10am. For those wishing to view the service, please visit Mr. Crepeau’s tribute page at www.hathawayfunerals.com.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
**Please note, the Live Service-Cast will be subject to internet quality. A recording of the service will be available on the tribute page after the mass.
Please omit flowers. Donations in his memory may be made to St. Theresa’s Church, or to the SouthCoast Visiting Nurse Association (Hospice) 200 Mill Rd., Fairhaven, 02719.
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St. Theresa’s Church
265 Stafford Rd., Tiverton RI 02878
South Coast VNA/Hospice