Gene Fafard, Jr.

Obituary of Gene Fafard, Jr.

Gene E. Fafard, Jr., 51, of Thompson passed away unexpectedly Thursday, December 14, 2017 at W. W. Backus Hospital in Norwich. Beloved husband of Danielle (Parmentier) Fafard of 18 years. He was born August 12, 1966 in Putnam, son of the late Gene E. and Irene (Gagnon) Fafard.

He is survived by his children Halie Danielson, partner Brandon Keene, Logan Danielson, partner Emily Mead, Joshua Fafard of Danielson, and Tyler Fafard of Putnam.

Siblings: Cherie and Randy Jenkins of Grand Prairie, TX, Christine and Kip Blanton of Grand Prairie, TX, Louis and Karen Fafard of Putnam, CT, many nieces and nephews.

Gene and his wife were devoted Harley Davidson Riders and traveled many trips through the countryside. Gene’s favorite was spending time with his wife, children, friends and family. Gene impacted many lives with his upbeat personality. He enjoyed making everyone laugh and smile. He loved joking with and teasing the people he cared about most.

Gene was a strong and successful business man. The Owner, Operator, and CEO of Thompson Fence Company. Gene was a very hard worker and self taught in every area of his business. Gene was a great leader, boss, husband, father, and also an amazing friend who will be missed beyond measure.

A graveside service was held, December 18, 2017 at 12:00 Noon at Munyan Cemetery, Putnam, CT. Per Gene’s wishes services were private. Share a memory at

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