1929 – 2014
AUBURN — Leo N. Dick, 85, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 6, at the Hospice House.
He was born on Oct. 28, 1929, the son of Narcisse and Celine Cormier.
Leo had a kind and gentle soul and was loved by all who came in contact with him.
Before his illness, Leo and his wife enjoyed traveling to several great places, trips to casinos, weekly senior bingo and playing cards.
He was educated in Lewiston schools, and at the age of 18, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on June 15, 1948. He was in the George Co., 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division. Leo’s company was sent to the Korean War on Sept. 15, 1950, to Inchon Landing. Leo was in the battle of the Changjin Reservoir known as the Chosen Reservoir.
In 1971, he married Lucille Cote Audet.
After 24 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, he retired as a master sergeant with several certificates for his great service.
After his retirement from the service, he and his wife made their home in Auburn.
Leo was also employed for 17 years as a supervisor for Etonic Shoe before its closing. He also a lifetime member of the VFW post No. 1603 of Auburn and American Legion Post No. 31.
He will be sadly missed by his wife of 43 years, Lucille Audet Dick; his children, Diane of Lewiston, Gary and his wife, Terry, of Maryland, Linda Audet Lizotte and husband, Mark, of Durham, and Daniel Audet and his significant other, Sue, of Wells; former daughter-in-law, Becky Lee and her husband, Darrell; several grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; sisters-in-law, Carmen Teixeria of Lisbon and Gilberte Cote of Lewiston; and a brother-in-law, Bert Cote and his wife, Madeline, of Greene.
Leo was predeceased by his best friend of many years, Noel Morrell; brother-in-law, Roger Cote; Leo’s parents; and sisters, Lillian Hebert and Noella Pelletier.
Leo’s family would like to thank the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice (Hospice House) for their wonderful care.
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