March 14, 1944 - January 5, 2018
Gerald Raymond Brule, 73, of Norwich, beloved husband of 52 years to Joan Brule, died peacefully after a brief illness at Backus Hospital in Norwich, on January 5, 2018. He was born in Hartford, on March 14, 1944 a son of the late, Gerald J. and Blanche E. Brule. Gerald grew up and attended elementary schools in Cromwell. He attended Vinal Vocational-Technical School in Middletown. Here he received training as a carpenter and graduated with the class of 1962. He went on to join the United States Army National Guard in 1965 where he proudly served for six years. He was employed as a union carpenter and worked throughout Connecticut for his entire career. Gerald was an avid fisherman throughout his lifetime. He also enjoyed hunting and trapping when he was younger. Besides his wife Joan, Gerald leaves behind, a son and daughter in-law, Joseph and Melanie Brule of Norwich; a daughter and best friend Sandra Brule and Tony Gargano of Colchester; a grandson, Christopher Brule, currently serving in the United States Air Force; a granddaughter Katie Brule of Westerly, RI; two brothers, Richard Brule of South Hadley, MA. and Kenneth Brule of Cromwell; his mother in-law Yolande Dube of Colchester; brothers in-law Patrick Dube of East Hartford, Robert Dube of Portland, and David and wife Denise Dube of Salem; He also leaves several nieces and nephews and his very dear friends of many years, Jim and Carol Galvin of Honesdale, PA. A funeral service will be held on Wednesday (January 10, 2018) at 11 AM in the Rose Hill Funeral Home, 580 Elm St. Rocky Hill. Burial will be in Rose Hill Memorial Park, Rocky Hill. Family and friends are invited to call on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, those wishing may make donations in memory of Gerald R. Brule to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at stjude.org. For online guestbook please visit www.rosehillfuneralhomes.com.
Gerald Raymond Brule, 73, of Norwich, beloved husband of 52 years to Joan Brule, died peacefully after a brief illness at Backus Hospital in Norwich, on January 5, 2018. He was born in Hartford, on March 14, 1944 a son of the late, Gerald J.... View Obituary & Service Information
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