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“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. She was a truly special person. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Susan and Fred Amos - IL

“Sorry to her of your mom's passing. She was always kind to me as a child. Thought and prayers to the whole Gamache family. ”
2 of 8 | Posted by: Joanne (Comeau) Fusari - MA

“Our hearts and prayers are with Gail and Mike and the entire family. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Chris and Patty Wrzosek - Dania, FL

“Hugh, I am so sorry to hear of Gail's passing. I graduated from MHC with Gail in 1986 and remember you both well. Gail was a special person and I...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Adrienne Weible - Millsboro, DE

“Sorry to hear of your loss Ken kwasnik springhill fl. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: A friend

“I am saddened at hearing of your passing and my sincerest sympathies I give to uncle Hugh as I know you are his lifelong love and companion. My love...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Robert Gamache - Belevue, NE

“Cathy and family. You have my sincere sympathy on the loss of your mother ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Nancy Nyberg-Pennell - Venice, FL

“So sorry to hear of Gail's demise. Running into her at parties at jeans was always a pleasure. Furthermore my mom always spoke fondly of Gail. I'm...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: James Gordon - Easthampton, MA


SOUTH HADLEY
Gail R. Gamache, 78, of South Hadley, passed away January 3, 2017. Born March 10, 1938, she graduated from HHS, HCC, MHC and ultimately earned a doctorate in Sociology from UMASS, where she was a researcher, adjunct professor, and co-authored two books. She is survived by her beloved husband of 60 years, Hugh Gamache, and four children, Gail Fisher-Pepin of CA, Tim Gamache of Ludlow, Cathy Regish of South Hadley, and Missy Gamache of Holyoke. She was pre-deceased by a son, Hugh Gamache Jr., and a daughter, Carol Gamache-Taylor. She is also survived by a sister, Betty Murphy of CA, her 8 adored grandchildren and one great grandchild. Her greatest pleasures in life were her family, books, and collecting dishes from tag sales and antique stores. She will be forever missed. The funeral will be held Tuesday, January 10th at 8:45 from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, Holyoke, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Saint Theresa's Church, South Hadley at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Saint Jerome Cemetery, Holyoke. Calling hours will be held Monday from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m.