Calvin George Gelineau PERKINSVILLE — Calvin George Gelineau, 85, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 5, 2019, at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. He was born on July 4, 1934, in Springfield, the son of Edgar and Pearl (Watkins) Gelineau. Calvin graduated from Springfield High School in 1952 after having begun the Co-Op Program at Bryant Grinder in 1951. Calvin married Lucille Bugbee from Hartland on July 30, 1955, at the Hartland Four Corners Universalist Church. They were baptized together at the Springfield Christadelphian Ecclesia in September 1962. Calvin worked 25 years for Bryant Grinder and left in 1976. He and Lucille purchased Paul’s Economy Store in July 1976. They owned the clothing store for 11 years and closed it in October of 1987. Since closing the store, Calvin enjoyed spending time in Florida and working with his son, Mickey. Calvin suffered from dementia for the past five years and was lovingly cared for by Lucille at home. He spent three months in a nursing home, and his final days were short and painless. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Lucille (Bugbee) Gelineau; three sons Jon “Mickey” Gelineau, of Perkinsville, Kurt Gelineau and wife Ana, of Ocala, Florida, and Jeffrey Gelineau and wife Kellie, of Simi Valley, California; his daughter, Karen Haughton and husband Gray, of Richmond, Virginia; his brother, Robert Gelineau, and his sister, Betty Robitaille, both of Springfield; nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Calvin was predeceased by his parents; a sister, Ruby Scott; and by his grandson, Travis Pierce. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, at the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield. Friends may call at the chapel one hour prior to the service, from 1-2 p.m. Burial will follow in the Plain Cemetery in Perkinsville. Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield.

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