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“I will always remember him with love and a smile. Direct and to the point, but with a wit as quick as his insightful comments, and incredibly...Read More »
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“They say this, too, shall pass, They say grief eventually fades. But those sayings are of little comfort When you're living through such sad days....Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Judy Jaroncyk - Kaplan House, MA

“RIP Brother Joe, thank you for your friendship and service to our Union. Condolences to Brother Dan and the entire family. - Paul DiPietro ”
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“Lisa, John and FamilyLisa so sorry to hear of your dad passing away our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Your parents are together...Read More »
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“Buddy always loved music but especially Elvis. He did a darn good imitation so he was dubbed the King. Our grandchildren knew him only as King Bud....Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Joan Treibitz - Leesburg, FL

“Glenn,I remember hanging out with you and your dad in Florida so many years ago and how much fun we had. I'm very sorry for your loss my friend! ”
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Joseph Edward Gaudet, age 81, of Wakefield and Florida died Monday, May 29 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers.

Born in Malden on December 17, 1935 he was the son of the late Edward Joseph and Eva (Garneau) Gaudet.

Mr. Gaudet was raised in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School and later received an Associate's Degree in Accounting from Burdett College in Boston. Following his education, he served in the Massachusetts National Guard for a few years. He worked for the Union Local 7 as an Iron Worker and Foreman and was part of many of the building projects in Boston, including the Tobin Bridge and the John Hancock Building. He loved to build and even built two of his family homes. He was a member of St. Florence Church and was a 16 year resident of Leesburg, Florida following the passing of his wife.

He was the husband of the late Barbara Ann (D'Agostino) Gaudet. He was the father of Lisa D. DeLuca and her husband John of Dracut and Glenn S. Gaudet of Arlington. He was the brother of Daniel Gaudet of Saugus and the late Marie, George, and William Gaudet. He was the grandfather of Shauna Marchand and her husband Justin of Chester, NH, Marisa DeLuca and her fiancé Anthony DiMarzo of Dracut and Arianna DeLuca of Dracut. He is also survived by three great grandchildren: Mia, Rilynne, and Anthony.

Funeral from the McDonald Funeral Home, 19 Yale Ave., Wakefield on Thursday at 10:30am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., Wakefield at 11:30am. Visitation for relatives and friends at the Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4-8pm. Interment, Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.