SOUTHWICK- Bruce Emerson Page, 88 passed away peacefully on Saturday April 9,2022 at his home in Southwick Ma.
Bruce was born on April 15,1933 to Guy and Freda (Nichols) Page in East Charleston Vermont.
Bruce proudly served his country in the United States Army from 1950-1958. A veteran of the Korean Conflict. He settled in Southwick upon returning from his service and started Bruce’s Autobody with his brother Floyd “Stubby” Page. He later owned salvage yards in New York, Florida and lastly Bruce’s Inc in Southwick.
Bruce had no real hobbies. His hobby was his work. One of his latest achievements was building his 1995 GMC truck from the frame up. He was often spotted enjoying a leisurely Sunday drive around town, seven days a week. He enjoyed visiting with friends and family above all else.
Bruce is predeceased by his parents Guy and Freda Page. His siblings Stanley Page, Kenneth Page, Andrew Page, Ronald Page, Floyd “Stubby” Page and sister Maxine (Page) Moulton. His grandson Cody DaRosa.
Survivors include his wife Anita (Croteau) Page of Chicopee MA, Daughters Teresa DaRosa and her husband Karl Saunders of Southwick, MA, Lisa Cormier and her husband Shane Cormier of Plymouth, MA, step-sons Brian Lotane of Southwick and John Lotane and his wife Cynthia of Jacksonville, FL. His grandchildren Jessica DaRosa, Lindsey DaRosa and her partner Sean Metz, Zachary and Dylan Cormier. His great-grandchildren Katalia and Lincoln Perez and baby Crosby Emerson Metz who is on the way.
His family would like to thank his caregivers and dear friends Lisa Owsiany and Nancy Muchmore for their love and support.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Southwick Food Pantry, 220 College Highway Southwick MA, 01077.
Family and friends are invited to a period of visitation at Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM on Thursday, April 21, 2022.
The funeral begins from Avalon Life Celebration Center & Cremation Services, LLC 691 College Hwy, Southwick, MA 01077 at 9:00 AM on Friday, April 22, 2022, proceeding to the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Agawam, MA for a 10:00 AM committal service with full military honors.
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