RAYMOND ERNEST GAUDETTE JR., of Williamstown, MA died on October 30, 2018 at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, VT. He was born in North Adams, MA on January 19, 1949, a son to the late Raymond E. and Ruth C. (Blanquart) Gaudette. He attended schools in North Adams, graduating from Drury High School with the Class of 1967. He attended the University of Massachusetts where he received a degree in Psychology and then the American International College where he received his Masters in Education. He also went to MCLA where he received his degree in Computer Science.
Raymond was employed as a school psychologist in the North Adams School System and then was employed at MCLA as the Computer Lab Manager. He also owned and operated a computer software business. He was an avid and accomplished chess player who loved to read and spend time on the computer and took pleasure in always learning something new. He loved animals. He served on the Human Rights Committee for BFAIR as well as a card carrying member of MENSA.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Nancy (Mazza) Gaudette who he married on July 15, 1978. He also leaves several cousins and his lifelong and constant friend Mikey Shakar. His brother-in-law, Thomas Peter Mazza predeceased him.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial to celebrate the life of Raymond E. Gaudette, Jr. will take place on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in North Adams. Burial will follow in the Eastlawn Cemetery. Calling hours will be held at the Flynn and Dagnoli Funeral Home, CENTRAL CHAPELS, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA from 9-10a.m. on the morning of the funeral. Memorial Donations may be made to Berkshire Humane Society through the funeral home. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.