Joseph Veilleux Obituary

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Joseph Antonio Gerard Veilleux

July 31, 1928 - November 12, 2013
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Joseph Antonio Gerard Veilleux (85) died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Brownstown, Michigan. Born in Winslow, Maine on July 31, 1928. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline M. Veilleux and son David Murphy Sr. (Carol), and is survived by his 3 daughters and 1 son; Sheila Boone (Mike), Toni Hruska (Mark), Kevin Veilleux (Lynn) and Linda Tyler; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren. Joseph served in the U.S Army for 21 years as Sergeant 1st Class E7 (Transportation Supply & Parts Specialist) in Korea & France. While in the service he received several medals of Honor. While stationed in France with his family,...
Joseph Antonio Gerard Veilleux (85) died Tuesday, November 12, 2013 in Brownstown, Michigan. Born in Winslow, Maine on July 31, 1928.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Jacqueline M. Veilleux and son David Murphy Sr. (Carol), and is survived by his 3 daughters and 1 son; Sheila Boone (Mike), Toni Hruska (Mark), Kevin Veilleux (Lynn) and Linda Tyler; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.

Joseph served in the U.S Army for 21 years as Sergeant 1st Class E7 (Transportation Supply & Parts Specialist) in Korea & France. While in the service he received several medals of Honor. While stationed in France with his family, Joseph was the Base Fire Chief. In addition, he worked at Borden's Dairy in Tampa for 20 years.

Services are scheduled on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at Gonzalez Funeral Home, 7209 N Dale Mabry Hwy, Tampa, FL 33614, ph. (813) 931-1833. The viewing will begin at 1pm, memorial service at 2pm and burial will follow immediately at Sunset Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Foundation, ph. 866-232-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org.

Condolences may be shared with the family by visiting www.gonzalezfuneral.com.

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