Normand J. Baril, 92, of Homestead Hall of Worcester, and formerly of Pakachoag Street, Auburn, passed away peacefully on Saturday September 19, 2020, with his family by his side.
He leaves his wife of 66 years, Theresa (Dzieniszewski) Baril; their three sons: James J. Baril and his wife Karen, of Rochdale, David A. Baril and his wife Lori, of Leicester, and Richard K. Baril and his wife Grace, of Woodstock, CT; his sisters: Lucille Belliveau, of Worcester, and Rita Jolly, of Mystic, CT; his brother-in-law, Henry E. Suchodolski, of Shrewsbury; six grandchildren: Jeremy Baril, Timothy Baril, Alyssa Moran, Nicholas Baril, Paul Baril, Michelle Rajaniemi; three great-grandchildren: Connor Baril, Haley Baril, and Coral Rajaniemi; and many nieces and nephews. Normand was predeceased by his parents, Albert A. and Regina (Taschereau) Baril; his siblings: Constance J. (Baril) Suchodolski and David G. Baril; and his brothers-in-law, Leo Belliveau and Robert Jolly.
Born, raised, and educated in Worcester, Normand graduated from Worcester Boys’ Trade School as a Plumber in 1946. In 1950, he enlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean conflict and served for two years. Normand was honorably discharged as a Corporal. He worked for both the Worcester School Department and Worcester State Hospital as the Plumber Foreman for over forty-five years, retiring at 65 years old.
In his free time, Normand enjoyed playing cards, candlepin bowling, as well as going dancing with his wife, Theresa, and attending social functions with their friends. He also coached minor Ty Cobb Little League in Worcester, when his sons were small.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to JHC Hospice, 646 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609.
Relatives and friends are invited to the celebration of Normand’s funeral Mass at 11:00 AM on Thursday September 24, 2020 at North American Martyrs Church, 8 Wyoma Drive, Auburn, MA. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Notre Dame Cemetery, Worcester. Masks will be required at both the church and cemetery, and social distancing measures will be taken.
The BRITTON-WALLACE FUNERAL HOME, 91 Central Street, Auburn, is honored to be assisting with arrangements.