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Donnie Gagnier

February 5, 1950 ~ August 5, 2023 (age 73) 73 Years Old
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Donnie Gagnier, age 73, of Edgewater, died Saturday, August 5, 2023 at his winter residence.  Born in Albany, New York to Rene and Marilyn Beshaw Gagnier; Donnie has been a snowbird in Edgewater for the past 9 years.  

A former owner/operator of a Mobile station in Plattsburgh, New York; he was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in West Chazy, NY and St. Gerard Mission Church in Edgewater.  Donnie was a member of the American Legion Post 285, Edgewater; being a son of the Legion, American Legion Rider and on their honor guard.  He loved hunting, fishing, and motorcycle riding.  Donnie had a passion for music since he was 10 years young; playing guitar, drums and lead singer for several bands over the past 40 years; most recently Donnie and the Nomads, in Plattsburgh.  He was a special person that was loved by everyone that knew him.

Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Francine; 2 daughters, Karen Tallon and Julie Gagnier of Plattsburgh; 3 grandsons, Malachi and Camron Tallon, and Tristan Bracy; 2 brothers, Conway, and his wife, Sharon of Port Orange, and Thomas, and his wife Anita of Jacksonville; and several nieces and nephews.  Donnie was preceded in death by his daughter, Nicole in 2006; and two brothers, Charlie and Rene Jr.

Celebration of Life will be from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday, August 12, 2023 at the American Legion Post 285, Edgewater.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, August 17, 2023 at St. Gerard Mission Church, Edgewater, with the Redemptorist Fathers officiating.  

Donations may be made in Mr. Gagnier’s name to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; American Legion Post 285; Southeast Volusia Humane Society; or a veteran’s group.

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Services

Celebration of Life Service
Saturday
August 12, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
American Legion Post 285 (Edgewater)
4497 US-1
Edgewater, FL 32141

Mass of Christian Burial
Thursday
August 17, 2023

11:00 AM
Saint Gerard's Catholic Church
3171 S. Ridgewood Ave.
Edgewater, FL 32141

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Donations

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856
Web: http://www.stjude.org/

American legion Post 285
1 Borde Aqua Drive, Edgewater FL 32168
Tel: 1-386-210-4926

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