George J. Vaillancourt


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Peabody MA - George J. Vaillancourt, 87, of Peabody, Mass., died Monday at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington, Mass., after a five-year illness. He was the beloved husband of Delores G. (Mahan) Vaillancourt with whom he shared 61 years of marriage.
He was born in Danvers, Mass., on October 7, 1931, the son of the late Amedee J. and Alexina G. (Gagnon) Vaillancourt and was raised and educated there. He was a graduate of North Shore Community College and Northeastern University, and resided in Peabody for the past 61 years. He was a draftsman engineer in the semi-conductor manufacturing industry in Massachusetts for 50 years working with Unitrobe Co., Salem, and Semi-Con Co. and also worked and helped design the heat resisted tiles for the Space Shuttle Program and helped drafted the first satellite Map program prior to his retirement in 2001. George had proudly served with the Massachusetts National Guard for 24 years and was a member of the Second Corps Cadets of Salem serving with the Battery B as a First Sergeant and later was the Sergeant Major for the 101st Battalion. He was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church in Peabody and was a member of the Leo Council # 508 Knights of Columbus of Peabody for many years. He is survived by his wife, Delores, of Peabody; his two sons, Matthew Vaillancourt of Peabody and Leonard Vaillancourt and his wife Susan of Hobe Sound, Florida; his brothers, Leo Vaillancourt of Beverly, Henry Vaillancourt of Amesbury, Mass.; and his sisters, Claire Deinstadt of Beverly, Theresa Putnam of Danvers; a granddaughter, Nicole Batman; two great-grandchildren, John and Grace Butman; and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Wilfred, Albert and Arthur Vaillancourt, Adele Martin, and Doris Durgin.

A visitation will be held on Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur funeral home at the 82 Lynn Street facility. His funeral will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. from the funeral home followed by a funeral Mass in St. John the Baptist Church, Peabody, at 12 p.m. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Peabody. Expressions of sympathy may be made to St Vincent de Paul Society, 18 Canton St., Stoughton, MA 02072, in his memory. For directions and guestbook, visit
Published on July 10, 2019
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Michael Vaillancourt
Jul 12, 2019
Uncle George I'm so sorry I could not be there for your service, You were a great Uncle and person.You will be missed, rest in peace.
Robin Schweizer
Jul 11, 2019
My sincere condolences to the Vaillancourt family. RIP George
Pamela Cordio
Jul 11, 2019
America the Beautiful was purchased for the family of George J. Vaillancourt by Pamela Cordio.  Send flowers
Deborah Wolbert
Jul 11, 2019
I am Rebecca’s mom, George’s neighbor. I remember meeting George and he was the friendliest neighbor the kids could have asked for. He was also so good to them and always mowed the “front” lawn🤣 he will be missed, Rest In Peace !
Danny and Pam Cordio
Jul 11, 2019
Matthew and family,
So sorry to hear of your father‘s passing. George was a great guy he will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.Love Danny and Pam, and everyone from Steppin Stones.
Bonnie Hurd Smith
Jul 10, 2019
I was so sad to read this in today's paper. I will miss his hugs. My love to all Vaillancourts. -Bonnie
Ron Campus
Jul 10, 2019
I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with George for many years and always enjoyed his company. I'm sure he will be missed.