Roland E. Gagne, 67, husband of Rebecca Chiccarello Gagne of Southbury, passed away Sunday June 24, 2012 while visiting with close friends in Amsterdam, NY.
Born January 5, 1945 in Hartford, CT, he was son of the late Gerard and Marie Poitras Gagne.
Mr. Gagne graduated Norwalk High School and became a Postal Worker in Stamford. He later served as a Firefighter in Norwalk, and after his retirement, worked as a Computer Technician for the Norwalk Public Schools. He was an avid car-collector and was a member of both the Avanti Owners Association International-Sherwood Chapter and the Studebaker Drivers Club.
In addition to his wife Rebecca, he is survived by his daughter Jo-Anne Minoff (Jason) of Norwalk and son Roy Gagne (Janelle) of Newtown, CT. He is also survived by three grandchildren Morgan Teresa Minoff, Austin Mitchell Minoff and Mitchell Roland Gagne. He was predeceased by his brother Roger Gagne (who also served as a Norwalk firefighter).
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at , 92 East Avenue, Norwalk. A funeral service will be held on Thursday at 10:30 AM in the funeral home. Burial will follow in St. John Cemetery, Richards Avenue, Norwalk.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311. Please visit www.collins-funeral.com to leave condolences.