Armand Trepanier, 89, Westport


Armand Trepanier, 89, of Westport, passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017, at Clifton Rehabilitative Nursing Center. He was the husband of the late Janice R. (Smith) Trepanier.

Mr. Trepanier was born in Fall River, son of the late Joseph L. and Gertrude (Clough) Trepanier, and had resided in Westport for most of his life.

A veteran of both World War II and the Korean Conflict, he served his country in the U.S. Navy as a member of the Seabees. Prior to his retirement in 1989, he worked as a postal worker for the USPS.

He was a founding and lifetime member of the Watuppa Boat Club and a member of the Westport Council on Aging. He was a communicant of the Church of the Holy Spirit, Fall River and enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and gardening.

Survivors include his two sons, Armand Trepanier Jr. of Assonet and William L. Trepanier of Westport; his two daughters, Janet D. Krobot of Pennsylvania and Joyce L. Hegarty of New Hampshire; a brother, Allan Trepanier of Westport; two sisters, Gertrude Vigeant of Somerset and Claire Nadeau of California; nine grandchildren; seven great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to the staff at Clifton Rehabilitative Nursing Center for the compassionate care they gave to Mr. Trepanier.

His funeral, to which relatives and friends are invited, will be Friday, April 21, at the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport, at 10 a.m. Calling hours will be Thursday from 4-7 p.m.

Interment will be in Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Westport Council on Aging, 75 Reed Rd., Westport, MA 02790.

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