Funeral services for Gary James Bacon, 61, of Lowell, MA and formerly of Heuvelton, will be held on Thursday, Feb 2, 2012 beginning with calling hours at 12:00 noon until the time of the service at 2:00 p.m. at the Fox & Murray Funeral Home. Pastor Robert Muldoon from the Heuvelton Wesleyan Church will be officiating. Burial will be in the spring at Oldsville Cemetery in Macomb. Gary died Thursday, January 26, 2012, after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Cheryl Sullivan.
Born in Gouverneur, on September 24, 1950, he was a son of the late Kenneth Bacon and the late Margaret (Blance) Bacon, and grew up and was educated in Rochester, New York. He made his home in Marlborough, MA, for many years before relocating to Lowell in 1998.
Gary cherished his family above all else, and was a devoted husband and father. He loved helping people, and was always willing to share his expertise and his hands to help anyone who needed him. In his work as a supervisor in Human Services for Lowell House and Lowell Transitional Living Center, Gary devoted his life to the service of the neediest in our community, doing so with fairness, compassion, and without judgment.
In addition to his wife, Cheryl, he is survived by his children, Karen DeStefano, Michael Indorato, Karina Indorato, Leonard Bacon, and Stephen Bacon, all of Lowell and his sister, Cindi Putman of Hammond; his grandchildren, Andres Montanez of Lowell, Annabella DeStefano of Billerica, and Jason Indorato of Lowell; his nieces, Salina Bacon, and Kaycee Jones and his nephews, Loren and David Putnam and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He is also survived by many friends at the Lowell Transitional Living Center, the Lowell House, and many others.
He was also the father of the late Gary Bacon Jr.; the grandfather of the late Derek Spooner and the late Angel Cantaloupo; the brother of the late Leonard Bacon, the late William Bacon, and the late Nancy Bacon and was the nephew of the late James Blance and Helen Blance.
Calling hours will be held in Massachusetts on Sunday Jan 30, 2012 from 3 - 7 p.m. at the McDonough Funeral Service, 14 Highland Street, Lowell, MA with the funeral service to be held at 7:00 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the Gary Bacon Family Fund, Lowell Transitional Living Center, 205-209 Middlesex Street, Lowell, MA 01852. Online condolences can be made at www.foxandmurrayfuneralhome.com.