Robert J. Gareau

Robert J. Gareau

Male 1920 - 1971  (51 years)

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  • Name Robert J. Gareau  [1, 2
    Born 4 Apr 1920  New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 May 1971 
    Age 51 years 
    Person ID I11091  Tree2020
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

    Father Ancestors Joseph Edouard Emmanuel Gareau
              b. 27 Apr 1876, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 14 Jan 1945, Malone, Franklin, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Amelia Marie Laplante
              b. 18 Jan 1882, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 11 Jul 1955, Malone, Franklin, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F766  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Norma May Vanalstyne
              b. 16 Dec 1916, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 22 May 2004  (Age 87 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Dolores A. Gareau
    Married: 1x2. Carl Robert Gareau
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 
    Family ID F3543  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Newspaper Obituary - May 12, 1971 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Heart Attack Fatal To Robert Gareau - Robert J. Gareau, 51 of Rt. 11 died unexpectedly at his home Wednesday, May 5 after suffering a heart attack. He had been under care for a heart condition for several years. He was born April 4, 1920 at Malone, a son of Edward J. and Amelia LaPlante Gareau. He attended school in Malone and in 1941 entered the U.S. Army. Following his discharge in 1945 he moved to Fulton; where on January 10, 1948 was married to Norma Van Alstyne. They resided in Fulton until moving to Pulaski 1954. He was employed by Muench-Kreuze Candle Co. until his retirement. He was a member of Post 7289 VFW of Pulaski and was an ardent sportsman. Surviving are his wife, Norma Gareau; a daughter, Mrs. Charles (Delores) Gadway Jr of Altmar, a son Carl Gareau at home; a granddaughter; three brothers, Paul and Edward of Malone and Francis of Fulton; eight sisters, Mrs. Harry (Permila) Hungerford, Mrs. Frances (Evelyn) Brugeon, Mrs. Cleophus (Leona) Stone, Mrs. William (Pauline) Gregario, Mrs. Harold (Blanche) Learned, Mrs. Louis (Clarris) Sweet, all of Malone; Mrs. Byron (Aldona) Cable of Fulton, and Mrs. Daniel (Irma) Reindeau of Ft. Covington, several cousins, nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Saturday, May 8 at the Taylor-Vida Funeral Home with the Rev. Richard Clay, rector of St. James Episcopal Church officiating. Burial was in Pulaski Cemetery with full military honors.

      Vitals - May 5, 1971 - Robert J. Gareau, age 17 years. Data birth April 4, 1920, born in New York. Sex, male; race, white; married; occupation, Foreman for Muench Kreuger Candle Company. Usual residence, Syracuse Road, Pulaski, Richland Township, Oswego County, New York. Length of residence in town where death occurred, 17 years. Name of wife, Norma Van Alstyne. Name of father, Edward J. Gareau. Name of mother, Amelia LaPlante. Informant, Norma Gareau, RD #1 Pulaski, New York. Cause of death, coronary occlusion, duration less than 5 minutes; contributed by coronary artery disease, duration 2 years. Signed by A. B. Thompson, M.D., coroner's physician, Pulaski, New York, May 6, 1971. Undertaker, John H. Vida, Taylor Vida Funeral Home, Pulaski, New York. Place of burial, Pulaski Cemetery, Pulaski, New York, May 8, 1971.

  • Sources 
    1. [S842] 1940 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2012;), Year: 1940; Census Place: Malone, Franklin, New York; Roll: T627_2535; Page: 1B; Enumeration District: 17-43.
    2. [S850] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Name: Ancestry.com Operations Inc; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2002;), Year: 1930; Census Place: Malone, Franklin, New York; Roll: 1438; Page: 12A; Enumeration District: 0034; Image: 913.0; FHL microfilm: 2341173.