Joseph Gauthier

GAUTHIER, Joseph T., 88, of Black River, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at his home.

He is survived by his wife, Loraine; four sons, Robert (Gloria) of Murfreesboro Tenn., Allen (Lya) of East Tawas, Ronald of Harrisville, and Kent (Bonny) of Lincoln; six grandchildren, Michelle, Jerusha, Nichole, Nathan, Amber and Ethan; and eight great-grandchildren.

He is at Gillies Funeral Home, Lincoln, where friends may call on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 4-8 pm, with a parish prayer service at 7 p.m., and a VFW Chapel service at 8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Friday, Jan. 31, at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Black River from 10 a.m. until the funeral mass at 11 a.m., Rev. Bob Bissot will officiate. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Black River in the spring.