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 William C. Gauthier
Born: 11/06/1925
Died: 01/20/2017
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William C. Gauthier

William C. Gauthier, 91, of Oak Ridge, NJ, formerly of Caldwell, passed away peacefully, on Jan. 20, 2017. 

On Monday, January 30, 2017, a Memorial Gathering will begin at 10:00AM in The Coughlin Funeral Home, 15 Academy Street Califon, NJ 07830 followed by a Memorial Mass offered in St. John Neumann Church, 398 County Rd 513 Califon, NJ 07830. Interment will be private. 

Mr. Gauthier was a veteran of the US Navy. After completing his training, he was assigned to the Naval Air Station at Jacksonville, FL and began his work as an aviation radioman and machine gunner. After his discharge, he returned to NJ to complete his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Newark College of Engineering. 

Mr. Gauthier was predeceased by his wife, Loretta, in 2007 and has a brother, Robert Gauthier, of South Jersey. Mr. Gauthier is survived by five children and families: daughter Joan Hoffman, grandchildren Carolyn and Gary and their father Gary Hoffman, son Steve and wife Susan, grandchildren Alison and Michelle, daughter Carolyn and husband Mark Bogda, grandchildren Steven, Karen and Cindy, son John and wife Andrea, grandchildren Kathleen, Michael and Denise and son Jim and wife Donna, grandchildren Anthony, Chris and Mike. 

In lieu of flowers, donations in his name to Catholic Charities, would be appreciated. 

 
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Here are some special memories shared by family and friends.
I will always remember "Uncle Bud" as a warm, loving, friendly, jovial guy. I remember him coming to visit my dad (his older brother, Bob), along with their brother George at our house in Princeton for "guys" weekends when I was a kid. They were such a hoot! And they clearly loved, admired, respected and enjoyed each other. I last saw Uncle Bud when he came to visit my dad and me in Hightstown shortly after my mom died, and shortly before Aunt Loretta died. He was so remarkably kind and gentle with her. True love. Great memories! Blessings to the family.
Kathy Gauthier Francica
You were every daughter's dream Dad.
Joan Hoffman
Pop..You will always be remembered, and the thoughts of Joan making us breakfast. The trips to the shore, fishing in Point Pleasant, and so very much more. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire Family on this Day. Love, Jody
Mr. Joseph & Mr.JodyBurr
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