|By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 - 01:15 pm: Edit|
Gary Richard Coupal, age 62, of Athol MA formerly of Littleton passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. He was the husband of Vera.
Born in Littleton, he was the son of Jean Ellen Champagne and the late Arthur Richard Coupal. He attended Littleton Schools and was very active in a number of organizations community-wide throughout his childhood and teen years. In Littleton, he was well-known and well-loved and he always called Littleton "home." He left home and proudly served his country in the United States Army for 20 years. Gary lived an adventurous and colorful life and enjoyed a storied career. He was a Patriot and an American Hero. Gary's friends and family around the globe already miss his unmistakable presence.
Along with his wife and mother Gary is survived by his daughter Jillian, son-in-law Andrew and grandchildren: Deuce, Troy, Couper and Sloan; his brother Rob and sisters: Judy, Cindy, Mary and Kerri; two Aunts, Judy and Sandy; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Gary on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton. Service and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider giving to the following in Gary's memory:
Rolling Thunder Inc.
Vermont Chapter 1,
P.O. Box 8391
Brattleboro, VT 05304.
|By John K. Boatwright (Jboatwri) on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 12:17 pm: Edit|
Gary worked for me when I was Ops at Ft Stewart and we saw each often in Germany. Gary was a good friend and a good man. He will be missed.
|By C. E. Martin (Cemartin) on Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 10:01 am: Edit|
Gary was a great friend for almost 40 years. Monty and I will miss him. Our thoughts and prayers to Vera and Jill.
|By Royston Evans Flanders (Roy) on Sunday, July 14, 2019 - 07:46 am: Edit|
Gary passed away last night. He was diagnosed with Sweets syndrome early this year. More when I hear from his wife.