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Martina Celina (Purdy) Gagne

July 9, 2019 ~ March 7, 2019


CHICOPEE ~ Martina C. (Purdy) Gagne, 83, formerly of Wildermere Street in Chicopee passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 7, 2019 in East Longmeadow. Martina was born in Springfield on July 24, 1935, a daughter of the late James and Anita (DeGray) Purdy. She was raised and educated in Springfield and attended local schools.  Martina worked over 40 years as a Supervisor with H & R Block Financial prior to retiring. She was a member of the Roman Catholic Church and a longtime communicant of the former St. Patrick’s church in Chicopee. Martina was married to Paul E. H. Gagne and they lived for many years in Chicopee until his passing on July 28, 1997. She is survived by her daughter, Debra Merchant and her husband Howard of Chicopee. Her brother, Ralph Purdy of Springfield and several nieces and nephews. Martina was predeceased by several siblings including James, Robert, Joseph and Martin Purdy. A private Funeral service and burial for Martina will be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019 at the Tylunas Funeral Home with Fr. Michael Twohig, Celebrant. Burial will take place in Calvary Cemetery in Chicopee. Donations in Martina’s memory may be made to may be made Feline Friends, Inc., PO Box 134, Feeding Hills, MA 01030


All Service are Private
March 12, 2019

Tylunas Funeral Home
159 Broadway Street
Chicopee, MA 01020

Private Interment

Calvary Cemetery
Hampden Street
Chicopee, MA


Feline Friends
P.O. Box 143, Feeding Hills MA 01030

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