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Oliver A. Plante

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Oliver A. Plante, 87, of Worcester, died Tuesday September 1, 2015 in Sandalwood Nursing Center, Oxford. His wife of 64 years, June T. (Gendron) Plante, died November 16, 2014.
He is survived by his five daughters, June Marie House of Millbury, Diane I. Miller and her husband Robert of Sutton; Arlene Carlson and her husband David of Worcester; Karen Plante of Worcester and Pamela Gunsalus and her husband Mark of Dudley; eight grandchildren, Tina Landry, Tiphanie Gelinas, Heather Carlson, Joshua Carlson, Christopher Carlson, Gregory Gunsalus, Elizabeth Gunsalus and Christina Gunsalus; two great-grandchildren, Jaina and Aydn Gelinas, a sister, Elaine Gendron and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a brother, Paul Plante. Oliver was born in Worcester a son of Oliver N. and Ida (Prunier) Plante.
Mr. Plante was a Registered Representative many years for the Prudential Insurance Co., and retired in 1989. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.
Oliver was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and was a member of VFW Post 6907 and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Mr. Plante was devoted to Scouting and spent more than 30 years as an adult leader with Millbury Troop 108, Boy Scouts of America and received the Silver Beaver Award. He enjoyed reading, woodworking and cruising, He also enjoyed the outdoors especially sailing, camping and hiking. He loved spending time with his family.
The funeral will be held on Saturday, September 5, 2015, from DIRSA-MORIN FUNERAL HOME, 298 Grafton Street, with a Mass at 10:00 A.M. in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 1290 Grafton Street. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours in the funeral home are Friday, September 4,, 2015 from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.