Robert Joseph Cormier

December 15, 1957 - August 8, 2019

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Robert Joseph “BJ” Cormier of Downey, CA passed away peacefully at home at 61 years of age on Aug. 08, 2019 in Downey, CA after a long battle with cancer. Born December 15, 1957 in Fitchburg MA, he came to Calif in the early 1970’s. He graduated Narbonne High School in Harbor City, CA and was a drummer in the marching band. Served in the US Army where he was training to be a medic. Retired in 2015 after 32 years-working for the Los Angeles MTA as an Equipment Records Specialist. He is survived by life long friend and companion Terrie Dawson of Buena Park, CA. His sons Robert Cormier of Harbor City, CA, Nicolas Cormier of Seal Beach, CA, Granddaughter Lexi Cormier of PA, and Cody Cormier of Downey, CA. Brothers and sisters, Jean and husband Kenneth of Illinois, Patrica Cormier of Fitchburg, MA, John Cormier of Florida, Gerald Cormier and his wife Linda of Pepperell, MA, Joan and her husband Raymond Martel of Lunenburg, MA, George Cormier of Washington, Judith and her husband Jon Buckmaster of Leominster and Richard Cormier and his wife Cathy of Texas, and numerous family members that he loved dearly.

A prayer service and inturnment will be held on Wednesday October 2, 2019 at 11:30am at St Joseph’s cemetery in Fitchburg, MA.