Jeremy Drapeau, 36, Worked for Fiesta Shows Amusement Company

Jeremy Drapeau, 36, passed away unexpectedly due to complications with diabetes on Friday, May 25 with his family by his side at Beth Israel Medical Center, Boston.

He was born on Sept. 15, 1981, the son of the late Susan Deminie, and Gary Drapeau of Haverhill. Drapeau was greatly loved by his family and friends. He considered a lot of his friends his family, including Lee and Erica Cook of Lee, N.H., Bobby and Sarra Mears of Haverhill, Adam Powell of Haverhill, Alan Mills of Haverhill, Ian and Kara Fisher of Portland, Maine, Dane Sullivan of Rochester, N.H., Cindy McMahon of Farmington, Maine, Stephanie Strydom of Lee, N.H. and Alicia Linehan of Hampton Falls, N.H., aunt Kathleen Scherbon Collins of Haverhill, uncles Stephen Deminie of Texas, Daniel Collins of Georgia and Joseph Collins of Missouri; cousins Scott Scherbon of Kingston, N.H., and Sam Scherbon of East Kingston, N.H., nieces and nephews Aaron Deminie of Haverhill, Katera Gould and Ryan Pike of Haverhill, Zachary, Bentley, Kennedy, Austin and special niece Skylar Deminie of Haverhill, who he loved dearly and called her “Sky” and “Meatball,” many other special friends and family; and beloved pet and best friend, Canon.

Drapeau was full of life and was always smiling and laughing. He was a great joy to be around. Drapeau worked very hard his whole life, including for Fiesta Shows, an amusement company, for most of his adult life, right beside his best friend Lee. His father Gary also worked for Fiesta Shows many years ago. Drapeau also worked for a company delivering nuclear radiation to hospitals all over New England. He enjoyed being with his friends, going to concerts, fishing, snowmobiling, spending time with his nieces and nephews. He adored them all very much. He spent a lot of time with Sarra, a friend of 10 years. They went on a lot of adventures, car rides, and went to many concerts together. Another best friend he spent a lot of time with, Lee, whom he was best friends with for 13 years. They have grown up together and worked at the same job. They were inseparable. He will be missed terribly by all his friends and family.

A celebration of Drapeau’s life will be held on Monday, June 4, at Linwood Cemetery, Mill Street, Haverhill at noon. A charitable account will be established in his memory to help others that are struggling with diabetes and treatment. Arrangements by Driscoll Funeral Home, Haverhill.