ERVING - Theophile "Theo" Mailloux Jr. 82, of High
Street, died Thursday (2-9-17) in Buckley Health Care Center in Greenfield
surrounded by family. He was born in Athol on November 17, 1934 the son of
Theophile J Mailloux Sr. and Alice (Robichaud) Mailloux. Theo (Jr.) was a
graduate of Athol High School in1953.
After high school Theo worked at Erving Paper Mill, then became
a well-known successful Car/Truck Salesman for Don Lorenz of Greenfield, R.S.
Roberts of Brattleboro Vt. and then retiring from Dillon Chevrolet Inc. of
Greenfield in 2006.
He was a prior member of the Wheelerville Club in Orange and a
member of the Greenfield Elks Club. He enjoyed bowling at the FKEC, cruises,
loved family gatherings, card games and going to the casinos. He was an avid
fan of the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots.
He thoroughly enjoyed his children and grandchildren’s sports
On January 31, 1959 he married the former Elizabeth C. Croteau
they shared 58 years of marriage together.
He was predeased by his sister Marion Choma 2016 and Son in Law,
John Timothy Ollari 2016.
Among his survivors Theo leaves two brothers Peter J Mailloux
and Albert J Mailloux. Eight children, Theresa Perkins and husband Don, Sandra
Ollari, Donald Mailloux and wife Susan, Daniel Mailloux, Denise Mankowsky and
husband James, Raymond Mailloux and wife Kim, Cheryl Noyes and husband Michael,
Alan Mailloux and wife Kelly.
Seventeen grandchildren, Christopher Perkins, Jessica Niedbala,
Jennifer Warnke, Stephanie, Elysia and John Ollari, Katelyn Mailloux Little,
Emily Mailloux, Hannah Mailloux, Sarah Mailloux, Jeremy and Trevor Mankowsky,
Mitch and Dylan Mailloux, Tyler Noyes, Lindsey and Colby Mailloux. Five great
grandchildren, Eliz and Zoey Warnke, Carmen Ritter, Owen Little and Nolan
Funeral services will be held at Our Lady of Peace Church on
Friday, February 17 at 10:00am. Calling Hours will be at Witty’s Funeral Home
in Orange MA on Thursday, February 16 from 4 to 7 pm.
A private burial will be held in the spring with immediate
family at the Erving Center Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to
Turners Falls Sports Boosters Club, 222 Turnpike Rd., Montague, MA 01351,
FCTS Football Boosters Club in C/O Kimberly Mailloux, 6 East
Prospect St., Erving MA 01344 and Franklin County Sheriffs TRIAD Dept., 160
Elm St., Greenfield, MA 01301.Funeral
arrangements under the direction of the Wrisley Funeral Home, South Deerfield.
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