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Welcome to the memorial page for

Thomas R. Gouvan

March 21, 1936 ~ November 25, 2017 (age 81)

The Piano Brothers

Thomas R. Gouvan, of Springfield, passed away suddenly on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Mercy Medical Center. Tom was born in Walbash, Indiana, on March 21, 1936, the son of the late Frank and Chloris Gouvan. He was a member Melha Shrine clown unit and was also known as “Fumbles”. He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Chicopee. In 1980 Tom and his wife June were the co-founders of People against cancer.  In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by a daughter Deborah Bowler, a granddaughter Mandi Gouvan and a brother Frank Gouvan. He is survived by his beloved wife of sixty three years of marriage June (Tetreault) Gouvan of Springfield, a daughter Nancy Ainsworth and her husband David of Fountain Inn, S.C., a brother James Gouvan and his wife Marilyn of Walbash, IN., and four grandchildren Tonya Bowler, David C. Ainsworth, Scott Ainsworth and Zachary Holmes and a great-grandson Joshua Ortiz and six other great-grandchildren, a sister-in-law Patricia Pryor and her husband Jeffrey and a brother-in-law Richard Tetreault and his wife Anita. Family and friends will gather and remember Tom on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 6-7:30p.m. at the Byron Keenan Funeral Home and Cremation Tribute Center, 1858 Allen Street, Springfield, MA, 01118, followed by a Life Celebration Service at 7:30p.m. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the People against cancer, 1964 Parker Street, Springfield, MA 01128. Please visit www.byronkeenan.com


Charitable donations may be made to:

People Against Cancer
1964 Parker Street, Springfield MA 01118
Tel: 1-413-736-5413



 Service Information

Visitation
Wednesday
November 29, 2017

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Byron Keenan Funeral Home
1858 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118

Funeral Service
Wednesday
November 29, 2017

7:30 PM
Byron Keenan Funeral Home
1858 Allen Street
Springfield, MA 01118


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