Obituary for Oliver Murry Rondeau Jr.
OLIVER MURRY RONDEAU JR., 69 of Clarksburg, MA died on Monday, November 13, 2017 at Williamstown Commons in Williamstown, MA. He was born in North Adams, MA. on June 21, 1948 a son to the late Oliver M. Rondeau and Doria (Charron) Rondeau. He received early education in North Adams Public Schools and left school after the death of his father to seek employment.
Oliver worked predominately in the logging and forestry industry where he owned and operated Oliver Rondeau Logging during the 1970’s and 1980’s with his former wife, Elma Rondeau. He enjoyed fishing, especially bullhead fishing. He passed this tradition down to his two sons. He also enjoyed old style country music, especially Hank Williams. He loved family and making Sunday visits to aunts, uncles and cousins. He was especially proud of his grandchildren.
Oliver leaves two sons; Oliver of North Adams, Reginald and his wife, Pam of North Adams as well as his grand children, Reginald Rondeau Jr., Layla Rondeau and triplets, Luke-Oliver, Abigail and Jasmine Rondeau, as well as stepgrandchildren- Maddison and Kiersten. He also leaves a brother, Anthony Rondeau of Northampton, MA, a sister, Paulette Galiese and her husband, Jack of Florida as well as four stepdaughters; Rita Bolognani, Cindy Dix, Theresa Senecal and Tara Barboza, several step grandchildren and his primary caregiver and friend, Emaline Goddard as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A graveside service to celebrate the life of Oliver Murry Rondeau Jr. will take place at Southview Cemetery on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 2:00 PM. A celebration will follow at the North Adams American Legion. There are no calling hours. Flynn and Dagnoli Funeral Home, 74 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA are in charge of the services. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhoms.com.