Armand G. Berube
1946 - 2022
Armand Gerald Berube, aka Jerry, Deedlebum, Pep, 75, was born on September 18, 1946. He passed into eternity July 22, 2022.
Armand was born in Worcester, MA. He was baptized in the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church on Hamilton Street. Armand was raised on Hawkins Street, hunted bears in Washington State, honorably fought for freedom in the construction battalion of the U.S. Navy in De Nang, Vietnam, earned a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Massachusetts. He married Catherine Marie Arseneault of New Brunswick, Canada, raised a family in Whitinsville, MA, prospected for gold in Provo, UT, and retired with his grandchildren in Pensacola, FL. He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his desire for adventure, his fondness for American Indians, civil war history and western films, giving chewing gum to zoo animals, and his unconditional love for his family.
Armand was preceded in death by his parents, Armand Alfred Joseph and Lauretta Olive (Sawyer) Berube; three of his nine siblings; brother, Maurice Berube (Louise); two sisters, Theresa Bouley (Gene) and Cecile Costa (Joe).
He is survived by three sisters, Pauline Binkley (Page), Irene Iocono (Emmanuel) and Louise Trudeau; three brothers, Leo (Irene), Andre (Karen) and George (Joanne); three children, Nathan James Berube (Christy) of Pensacola, FL, Eric James Berube (Jennifer) of Key West, FL, and Cyndi Leah Lambert (Scott) of Millville, MA; seven grandchildren, Katherine Rose, Rachel Melinda, Natalie Marie, Rebekah Noelle, Annabelle Faith, Benjamin Sawyer, and Samantha Loraine.
A Graveside Service with military honors will be held at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, FL at 11:00 A.M. on Thursday, July 28, 2022. Processional motorcade to convene at 10:30 AM at 103 West Winthrop Ave, Pensacola, FL 32507 for escort onto Naval Air Station. Pastor Al Stout of Providence Church (CREC) presiding. Arrangements by Trahan Family Funeral Home, Pensacola, FL.
In lieu of flowers, donations to St Francis Classical Academy (www.stfrancisclassical.com) in Pace, Florida are suggested.