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“Mike and Dolores and Family, So sorry to hear about Gil. I will always remember him as a guy with a tough exterior but a very kind soul who said...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Bob Durand - Marlborough, MA

“Dear Dolores and Mike,So sorry for your loss, now they are all together in peace. Celebrating a life well lived. John and I send our love and prayers...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Marie and John King - Killington, VT

“Dolores & Mike,Our condolences to you and your family. Your Dad lived a good long life. He's with your Mom now.Love,Karen & Andy ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Karen Kalagher - Ashburnham, MA

“Dolores So sad to hear of your Dads passing he was such a nice man. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Phyllis Fiske - Northboro, MA

“Delores...your dad, my uncle Gil...i have so many wonderful memories of him..he shared his life with all of us...he asked so little, and gave so much...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Dad I will always love you,and I miss you so much. I am so proud to be your daughter. Kiss Ma for me till I see you both again. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Dolores Ferrecchia - Marlborough, MA


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Gilbert T. Durand, 93, of Marlborough, MA, died Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Reservoir, Marlborough. Born in Brockton, MA, he was the son of the late Placide F. and Irene A. (Gilbert) Durand and the husband of the late Antoinette (Trotta) Durand.
Mr. Durand had been employed at the former General Motors Company, Framingham in the parts distribution department. He retired in 1985 after 38 years with the company.A veteran of WW II, he served with the US Army, Company D 331st Infantry Regiment.An accomplished athlete, he played softball and basketball for the former Curtis Shoe, was an avid bowler for the COF, St. Ann's Parish and the Oxford Café bowling teams, and boxed professionally. He was a member of the former St. Ann's Holy Name Association, a lifetime member of the Hudson AmVets and the ITAM Club. He also loved a good card game and was a faithful Red Sox supporter.
He is survived by his son, Michael Durand and his wife Cindy of Marlborough, his daughter, Dolores Ferrecchia and her husband Michael of Marlborough his grandchildren, Nicole Taylor, Heather Durand, Vincent and Philip Ferrecchia , seven great- grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Robert and Richard Durand, Jeannette Grenon, Edna De Ruvo and Jean Waro.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday, December 5, 2016 from 4-7 pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 6 at 10:00 am at St. Bernadette Church, 266 Main St., Northborough, MA.
Burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery, Wilson St., Marlborough
Donations may be made to St. Bernadette Parish, 266 Main St., Northborough, MA 01532