WHITINSVILLE - Ernest “Ernie” Demers, 73, died Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at home after an illness.
His wife of 41 years, Margaret Demers died in 2006. He is survived by daughter Heidi and her husband, Albert Fernandez of Piaz, Italy; son Jamie Demers and his wife Joy, daughter Megan Demers, daughter Mia Crawford and her husband Michael, Daughter in law Melinda Demers, all of Whitinsville, MA, Danny Demers of Slatersville, RI, 15 Grandchildren, 13 Great Grandchildren, 4 sisters, Betty Morvan, Gloria Demers, Rose Papazian, Mary Morton & 2 brothers, Robert and John Demers along with many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by son, Thomas Demers and his wife Beth, parents Francis and Gloria Demers, 3 brothers Donald, Francis and Charles Demers.
Ernie enjoyed a long career as an HVAC technician working for Coughlin Electric and H.F.Robbins, eventually running his own company, Bay State Air Conditioning. He loved spending time with family, trips to Twin River Casino and walks with his sister Rose and beloved dog Petey. Ernie had a kind soul and easy smile, loved by all who knew him.
Family and friends are invited to gather for Calling Hours Friday, March 29, 9-10:30AM directly followed by Mass at St. Patrick’s Church, at 11AM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, PO Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014