Mr. Gabriel H. Houle, 95, formerly of Bow, died on Aug. 12, 2021.
He was born in Littleton on July 19, 1926 the son of George Henri Houle and Yvonne (Hebert) Houle.
Gabriel was a World War II army veteran serving stateside at war’s end. He married Anne Langevin in 1953. They raised two sons, Glenn Houle of Unity and Michael Houle (deceased) of Roy, WA. He was employed for several years as an electronic technician for the FAA in Concord and Manchester.
Gabriel and Anne travelled across the U.S. and Canada in their motorhome. He was highly involved in the geneology of both sides of the family. In 2005, he travelled to Australia for 2 weeks. He and his wife wintered in Frostproof, Florida every winter where they met many friends. Gabriel liked to fish, make crafts, and puzzles.
Family members include his son, Glenn Houle and wife Wendy of Unity, a brother, Richard Houle of Enfield, CT, a sister, Georgette Tardie of South Hero, VT, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.
Besides his wife, parents, and son, he was predeceased by siblings Conrad Houle of NY, Francis Houle of TX, Bernard Houle of WA, and Therese Benson of CT., and Andree Young of Nashua.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Mary Church, 32 Pearl St., Claremont on Friday, Aug. 20 at 11 am. A visiting hour will be held at the church one hour prior to the Mass.
Burial with Military Honors will be in Holy Cross Cemetery at a later date.
Thibault-Neun Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Franklin is assisting with arrangements. For an online guestbook please go to www.neunfuneralhomes.com
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