Michael Gagne

Obituary of Michael Gagne

Michael W. Gagne, 61, of 24 Connection St., Newport, died peacefully at home on Saturday, September 8, 2007, surrounded by his family and friends, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the husband of Lou Gagne. Michael was born in Melrose, MA. on February 22, 1946. He was a son of the late Howard F. and Marguerite L. (Murphy) Gagne. Michael came to Newport in 1980. He was one of the former original employees of the Dockside Saloon. He also worked for many years at the Marina Pub on Goat Island. He was an avid Harley Davidson Motorcycle enthusiast and was a former member of the Viking Riders. Besides his wife Lou of 24 years, he leaves a brother, Peter Gagne and his wife Joan of Stoneham, MA., a sister, Marilyn Chase and husband Ed of Groton, CT., his aunt, Gina Gagne of Jamestown, and several nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. A celebration of Michael Gagne's life will be held at the West Deck, 1 Waite's Wharf, Newport, on Saturday, September 29, from 1:00-5:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Michael's memory to a charity of one's own choice.
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