2638058_300x300_1Harvey E. Gregoire, of Auburn, died unexpectedly at St. Vincent Hospital on Friday, February 14, 2014 after being stricken ill at home. He was 51.

He was born July 3, 1962 in Worcester a son of the late Emile and Barbara (Waterhouse) Gregoire and graduated from Worcester Vocational School.

For over 35 years, Harvey worked for Wright Line, now a division of Eaton Corporation.

Harvey’s passions and interests included a love for the beach, especially Bar Harbor in Maine, watching a Red Sox or Patriots game, old cars, history and historical places, gardening and being amongst his friends.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his sister, Jane Gregoire.

He leaves his wife, Carol A. (Racine) Gregoire of Auburn; his seven children, Harvey E. Gregoire Jr. and his wife, Erica, of Seminole, Florida, Matthew C. Gregoire and his wife, Nicole, Nichole C. Gregoire, Amanda L. Gregoire, David P. Gregoire, Briana D. Gregoire, all of Worcester and Caitlin L. Gregoire of Auburn; six grandchildren; his siblings, Arthur Gregoire and his wife, Susan of Worcester, Cindy Edmonds and her husband, Paul of Auburn, Peter Gregoire, Charles Gregoire and his wife, Elaine all of Worcester; nieces & nephews.

Family and friends will honor and remember Harvey’s life by gathering for calling hours at Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors ~ The Sumner House, 5 Church Road, On the Common, Shrewsbury Center on Thursday, February 20th from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. A Life Celebration Service will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be private.