Jean-Yves Turcotte died on April 28, 2021 at 8:10 p.m. peacefully at his home in Nashua, New Hampshire. He was born on May 3, 1944 in Saint-Martin, Quebec, Canada, the son of Adalbert Turcotte and Germaine (Gilbert) Turcotte.
He was the husband of Véronique (Moisan) Turcotte. They were married on July 26, 1969 in Saint-Gédéon-de-Beauce, Québec, Canada. This year will mark their 52nd wedding anniversary.
As a tradesman, Jean-Yves spent most of his working life installing drywall for various businesses, including his own.
Jean-Yves enjoyed hunting and fishing, going to the races, watching the Boston Bruins, visiting his family and friends in Canada, spending nights at his camp watching the deer in his yard, and travelling.
He is predeceased by his parents; his son, Marco Turcotte; his brothers Germain, Richard, and Ivon Turcotte; and his sister Régine (Turcotte) Bolduc. Jean-Yves is survived by his wife, Véronique Turcotte; daughter Susie (Turcotte) Desrosiers; granddaughters Kayla and Katrina Desrosiers; and many siblings: Hélène Turcotte and her husband Noël Veilleux; Roger Turcotte and his wife Lisette Turcotte; Nicole Turcotte; Rita Turcotte and her husband Marc Morin; Therese Turcotte and her husband Mario Rancourt; Paul Turcotte and his wife Myrtha Cliche; and Johanne Turcotte and her husband André Poulin.
SERVICES: A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Saint Joseph’s Church, 777 W Hollis St, Nashua, NH. Healthy family and friends are invited to attend the service and masks are required. Those who wish may make a memorial contribution in his honor may do so to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900 Arlington, VA 22202 or online at https://donations.diabetes.org/, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund, P.O. Box 849168 Boston, MA 02284-9168 or online athttps://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/ or the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Avenue, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001 or visit them online at https://alzfdn.org/ The DAVIS FUNERAL HOME, One Lock St., Nashua, NH 03064 is assisting the family with arrangements. An online guest-book is available at www.davisfuneralhomenh.com (603)883-3401 “ONE MEMORY LIGHTS ANOTHER.”