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Andre B. Gamache
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Obituary for Andre B. Gamache

Andre B. Gamache, 91, of Fall River, husband of Lorraine (Chenard) Gamache, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017.

He was a graduate of Msgr. Prevost High School, Class of 1944, a 34 year telephone company employee and a Navy Sea Bees Construction Battalion veteran of WW II. Andre was stationed on Tinian in the Mariana Islands of the Pacific where he and fellow SeaBees constructed airstrips that facilitated air attacks on Japan to accelerate the end of the war and ensure victory for the Allies. Upon achieving victory, Andre was a vital part of the SeaBee effort to build roads to aid in the recovery of war torn Japan. He was a CYO Baseball champion in 1943, a member of the Over-The-Hill Gang and past-president and trip escort of the local Royal Travelers.

Besides his wife of 67 years, he leaves two sons, Daniel A. Gamache and his wife Teresa Pasquine of Winchester, VA and Paul H. Gamache and his wife Anne Skaine-Gamache of Hudson, NH; three grandchildren,
Julia, Chelsea and Michael Gamache; nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Henri and Olivine (Levasseur) Gamache, and the brother of the late, Mariette Fournier and Mercedes, Maurice, Rev. Flavius, Rev. Lionel, Julien, Robert and Aurele Gamache.

His funeral will be held Saturday at 9:00 AM from the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass at Holy Trinity Church, at 10:00 AM. Burial, Notre Dame Cemetery.

Visitation, Friday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Large parking area barrier-free entrance at the rear of funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Alzheimer's Assn. 309 Waverley Oaks Rd. Waltham, MA 02452 or Catholic Charities Appeal, PO box 1470, Fall River, MA 02722.
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4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Auclair Funeral Home & Cremation Service

690 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM
Holy Trinity Church

951 Stafford Rd
Fall River, MA 02721

Cemetery Details


Notre Dame Cemetery

1540 Stafford Rd
Fall River, MA 02721


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