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Gardner Francis McGregor

Obituary for Gardner Francis McGregor

April 10, 2017
Boxford, Massachusetts


BOXFORD – Mr. Gardner Francis McGregor, 87, longtime resident of Boxford, passed away on Monday, April 10th at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield.

Born June 13, 1929 in Topsfield, he was the son of the late James Frank and Anne (McGoff) McGregor. Gardner was raised in Topsfield and graduated from Topsfield High School in 1947. Gardner was a U.S. Army veteran. He had an extensive career as a licensed electrician and was a longstanding member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers since 1953.

Gardner was the husband of Louise (Eldridge) McGregor for more than 60 wonderful years. They were avid sports fans and especially enjoyed auto racing. Gardner and Louise enjoyed traveling throughout the U.S. in their camper.

Gardner was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Gardner is survived by his loving wife, Louise (Eldridge) McGregor his children Deborah Wan and her husband Samuel, Nancy Eldred and her husband Brad, Valerie Foster and her husband Kevin, his stepson Roger Friend and his companion Gail Boutilier and 9 grandchildren, one great grandson and several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral service which will be held graveside in the Pine Grove Cemetery, Haverhill Rd., Topsfield, Wednesday, April 12th at 11 A.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home 167 Maple St., (rte 62) Danvers. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made in Gardner's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd, Waltham MA 02452, To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit

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