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Glenn Groleau, 50

Glenn Groleau, 50

MEREDITH — Glenn Alan Groleau, 50, of 2 Waukewan Ave., died Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at the West Roxbury VA Medical Center in Massachusetts.

He was born on June 27, 1963, in Laconia, the son of Reginald and Beverly (Wheeler) Groleau.

Glenn was a graduate of Laconia High school and proudly served in the Army, volunteering to serve with his brother, Scott, in Operation Desert Storm, earning a Kuwait Liberation Medal and an Army Commendation Medal.

He was known as a jack of all trades, most recently for George Stevens Company. Glenn was known as a person who would go out of his way to help others, especially those in need. He was the current Commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Laconia Post 1670 and a Past Commander of the American Legion Wilkins-Smith Post 1, Laconia. He also coached Little League for many years in Laconia. Glenn loved hunting, fishing, hiking and especially spending time with family.

He is survived by his wife, Amanda Groleau of Meredith; one son, Josh A. Groleau of Manchester; four brothers, Scott Groleau of Laconia, Greg Groleau of Scarborough, Maine, Thomas Groleau of Laconia, and Timothy Groleau of Palmetto Bay, Fla.; a sister, Donna Threlfall of Belmont; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, Glenn was predeceased by a brother, Reginald Groleau Jr. in 2006.

There will be no calling hours. A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, May 10, 2014, from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at the VFW Post 1670, 143 Court St., Laconia. A graveside service with military honors, will be held on Monday, May 12, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen.

For those who wish, the family suggests that memorial donations be made to Fisher House Boston, PO Box 230, South Walpole, MA 02071.

Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant St., Laconia, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.

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