Avon Park, FL/Auburn-George Henry DuHamel, 92, of Florida, formerly of Auburn died Sunday January 5th in Florida after an illness.
He leaves behind his wife Laura (Stevens) DuHamel and two children, son Steven DuHamel and his wife Norma of Zolfo Springs, FL and a daughter Paula and husband Leonard Lubin of Avon Park, Florida, formerly of Auburn, MA. He leaves five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He is predeceased by a brother, Arthur, and survived by his sister Annette O’Halloran and a brother, Robert DuHamel.
He was born in Tiverton, RI (Four Corners) on October 27, 1921. He was the son of Henry and Edith (Almy) DuHamel. Moved to Auburn, Massachusetts in 1929, graduating from Auburn High School in 1940.
George was a proud veteran of the US Army. He served in the south Pacific as a technical Sergeant and was discharged February 28, 1946.
He worked 30 years for the Wyman-Gordon Company of Grafton, Ma as an Industrial Engineer. He was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Auburn where he served as a deacon and church historian. He was a lifetime member of the Joel H. Prouty Masonic Lodge for over 50 years and a lifetime member of the Auburn Historical Society.
There are no calling hours. Burial was held privately. A private memorial service will be held by the family in the spring. Donations may be made to the First Congregational Church of Auburn 128 Central St. Auburn, MA 01501 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.