Henry E. "Buddy" Destremps, Jr. age 59 of CT, formerly of Somerset died Sunday, April 14, 2013. He was the husband of Cheryl (Dowd) Destremps, to whom he had been married for 33 years.
Born, in Fall River, son of Jacqueline A. (O'Rourke) Destremps of Somerset and the late Henri E. Destremps, Sr. He was a graduate of Somerset High School Class of 1971 and attended Central University in CT. He was employed as an iron worker until his retirement in 2011. He began his career at Thames Valley Steel in Groton, CT, later he worked at QSR Steel Corp. and owned and operated D and P Erection and Welding LLC.
An avid motorcycle enthusiast he loved to ride his Harley-Davidson, he was a very handy man, and was able to help his family with many projects, and built his own home.
Surviving in addition to his wife and mother he is survived by two sons; Jason K. Destremps Sr. and his girlfriend Kim McCoy of East Hartford, CT, Michael E. Destremps and his girlfriend Amanda C. Shetland of Danielson, CT, one daughter; Jessica C. Goulart and her husband Jeremy H. Goulart, one brother; Kenneth W. Destremps and his wife Robin of Fall River, two sisters; Debra L. Marek and her husband Robert of Berkley and Lisa A. Rogers and her husband John of Dighton, two grandchildren; Alyssa A. and Jason K. Destremps Jr.
His funeral will take place on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 10AM from the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE AT ROSE E. SULLIVAN, 866 County St., Somerset, followed by a funeral mass at 11 AM in St. Patrick Church, 306 South Street, Somerset. Burial will be in St. Patrick Cemetery in Somerset. Visiting hours will be Thursday 5PM-8PM. Memorial contributions in his honor can be made to
, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.