It is with great sadness that I have to inform you that our dear friend, fellow musician and bones player,Al Lemieux, left us at 9:40 PM last night after having been in the hospital for only 2 days. For those who would like to say good bye, there will be a wake [now long past] on Monday from 4-7 at the Grise Funeral Home, 280 Springfield St, Chicopee.The funeral home phone number is 413-594-4189 if you need to contact them for any reason. If you would like, you are welcome to send flowers or donate to a charity of your choice.
On Tues, the funeral will be at the Assumption Church in Chicopee.The time is not finalized but will be near 9:30 AM, followed by another service at the Mass. Veterans Cemetery in Agawam at 11 AM.The obituary will be in the newspaper tomorrow with all the final details.The family will also have a gathering of Al’s family and friends after the Agawam service.More information about this get together will be announced at the service.Would you please pass this information along to all those who knew him from the Rhythm Bones Society? Thanks, Robin Unger