Dr. Arthur L. Gendron Jr., “Art,” aged 69, of Hopkinton passed away Feb. 5 surrounded by his loving family. He leaves behind his wife of 36 years, Linda J. Clancy, as well as his three children, Grant, Danielle and Andrea and her husband, Max Robidoux. Art was predeceased by his father, Arthur, mother, Rita, and brother, Richard.
Art was born in Windsor Locks, Connecticut, and was a graduate of Boston University’s prestigious six-year combined-degree college and medical school program. Art lived his life caring for his family and others. He treated thousands of patients over his 40-plus years as a family practice physician (including decades of practice at Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Manchester, New Hampshire).
A quietly determined man of piercing intelligence, Art achieved his life’s goal of providing a wonderful family life for his wife and children. He loved games, walks, books and bicycling. He enjoyed spending hours walking the beaches of Cape Cod and taking boat rides in Boston Harbor. Attending Red Sox games and watching the Patriots and Boston College football were treasured activities. He also loved living in Hopkinton and visiting Chatham. He will be missed every day by his family.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 18, at the Chesmore Funeral Home, 57 Hayden Rowe Street, Hopkinton. A funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 11 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 20 Church Street, Hopkinton. Masks are required at both events. Due to COVID, a collation will be held at a later date to allow for a safer gathering. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Boston (giving.spauldingrehab.org) or to the Hopkinton Public Library (hopkintonlibraryfriends.org/donate).
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