Craig A. Gauthier Jr., 36, passed away suddenly May 3, 2022, at Baystate Medical Center. Born in Springfield, November 12, 1985, he is the son of Craig A. Gauthier Sr. of Chester, MA; his mom, Lynn (Phelps) Liquore and his step-dad Kyle Vincent, with whom he lived. He also leaves his maternal grandparents, Donna and Larry Davis, his siblings, Stacy Gauthier Blaney (Robert) of Glastonbury, CT, Matthew Phelps Sr. of West Springfield, Corey Gauthier (Cristen) of Cromwell, CT, Jessica Stewart of Valdosta, GA and Kaylee Gauthier of Chester, his niece and nephews, Sylvanna Trafton, Matthew Phelps Jr, Samuel Blaney, Aiden Gauthier, Elijah Trafton and his beloved pets, Bruce and Buddy. He was predeceased by his grandfather, Douglas Phelps and his uncles, Bruce and Michael Phelps. Calling hours will be held Wednesday, May 11, 2022, from 4 - 6 PM at the Toomey-O’Brien Funeral Home, 1043 Westfield St., West Springfield. Donations may be made to the Dakin Humane Society, 171 Union St., Springfield, MA 01105.