Gary Richard Coupal, age 62, of Athol formerly of Littleton passed away on Saturday, July 13, 2019. He was the husband of Vera.
Born in Littleton, MA, he was the son of Jean Ellen Champagne and the late Arthur Richard Coupal. He attended Littleton Schools and was very active in a number of organizations community-wide throughout his childhood and teen years. In Littleton, he was well-known and well-loved and he always called Littleton "home."
He left home and proudly served his country in the United States Army for 20 years.
Gary lived an adventurous and colorful life and enjoyed a storied career. He was a Patriot and an American Hero. Gary's friends and family around the globe already miss his unmistakable presence.
Along with his wife and mother Gary is survived by his daughter Jillian, son-in-law Andrew and grandchildren: Deuce, Troy, Couper and Sloan; his brother Rob and sisters: Judy, Cindy, Mary and Kerri; two Aunts, Judy and Sandy; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and beloved friends.
Family and friends will gather to honor and remember Gary on Thursday, July 25, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Badger Funeral Home, 347 King St., Littleton. A celebration of life for Gary will be held on Sunday August 11, 2019, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Cathedral of the Pines, 10 Hale Hill Road, Rindge, NH.
In lieu of flowers, kindly consider giving to the following in Gary's memory:
Rolling Thunder Inc.
Vermont Chapter 1,
P.O. Box 8391
Brattleboro, VT 05304.