Francis J. “Franny” Lamoureux
Francis J. “Franny” Lamoureux, 70, entered into eternal rest on Saturday, April 22, 2017 in Chatham.
Born in Springfield son of the late Joseph and Katherine (Neuman) Lamoureux, he grew up in Springfield and lived in Southwick for many years before moving to Chatham.
Fran’s passion was his customers, co-workers and friends at Genden Auto Parts and Carquest which he owned for over thirty years. Fran worked tirelessly at his business. He was known for his great sense of humor and always a positive attitude. Quick wit and a laugh were his trademark. Customer service was his priority, having the right part and helping the customer is what he instilled in his sons who he worked with him.
In his retirement on Cape Cod, Fran carried this on, working with Earlybird Estates along with his wife Sandy until her passing. Fran enjoyed sitting at the Chatham Lighthouse meeting new people and having his coffee. Later living with his daughter Sarah and son-in-law Tim and grandchildren enjoying family and time at home. He was also a former member of the Elm-Belcher Lodge of Masons.
His wife, Sandra J. (Lafluer) Lamoureux died in 2004. He leaves three sons, John J. Lamoureux, Andrew J. Lamoureux and his wife Jaime all of Southwick, Joshua J. Lamoureux and his wife Gina of Springfield, a daughter, Sarah J. Hunter and her husband Tim of Chatham, and seven grandchildren, Jeremy, Justin, Aidan, Ralston, Sadie, Hayden and Jacob.
The funeral will be Thursday at 7pm at the AGAWAM CURRAN-JONES FUNERAL HOME, 745 Cooper Street. The burial will be private. Calling hours are Thursday from 4-7pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association, Box 2680, North Canton, OH 44720.