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Henry Gagne Jr.


Henry Gagne Jr., 76 of Chesterfield, passed away Friday morning, July 29, 2022, at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Alton.

Henry was born Dec. 10, 1945, in Hanover, NH, a son of Henry and Albina (Miclette) Gagne.

He married Lynette Gamache, Oct. 28, 1967 in Indian Orchard, MA. and had been married for over 54 years.

Henry continued his dad’s concrete business, and was a school bus driver when they lived in the Eastern states. After moving to Illinois he became self-employed skilled carpenter and concrete finisher until retirement. Henry was a member of Carlinville First Church and faithful in his worship.  He was and accomplished Boy Scout leader early in life.  His passions were horses, model trains, building fish tanks and making children of all ages happy and safe.

Henry is survived by his wife; son, two daughters, eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two brothers and a sister.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents, a grandson and sister, Suzanne Mosher.

Services were held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022,  at Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville, with Rev. Steve Schmidt officiating. Burial followed in Chesterfield Cemetery, Chesterfield.

Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans.

Visit to leave condolences or light a candle in his memory. Davis-Anderson Funeral Home, Carlinville is in charge of arrangements.