Julien L. Verhoest, 83, of Leesburg, Florida, was born March 23, 1929 in Flint, Michigan and died Monday, February 11, 2013. He worked for General Dynamic in Groton, CT for 28 years retiring in 1985 and moved to Leesburg in 1990 from Rhode Island. He loved motorcycles and continued to ride his scooter.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Vivian (Frates) of Leesburg, FL; daughter, Nancy A. Gartland of Fruitland Park, FL; brother, Ernest Verhoest of Woonsocket, RI; seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm in the Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI.
In lieu of flower memorial donations may be made to Cornerstone Hospice Foundation, Inc., 2445 Lane Park Road, Tavares, FL 32778.
For online condolences please visit www.gortonmenardfuneralhome.com.
Reported: 02/14/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)