Marcel A. Landry
1927 – 2010
LEWISTON — Marcel A. Landry, 82, of the Witham Road in Auburn, passed away Monday, March 29, at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion with family at his side.
He was born in Lewiston, April 30, 1927, a son of Ludger and Florida (Jacques) Landry. He was educated in local schools and remained a lifelong resident of this community. He was a veteran of the military having served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II. On Sept. 9, 1950, he married the former Jeanne d’Arc (Jane) Rivard. He worked for many years at both the Hill Mill and the Bates Mill as a loom fixer until his retirement.
He was a member of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Prince of Peace Parish, Knights of Columbus Council 106 and Wallace Assembly Fourth Degree. He volunteered at the Friday night beano at the Knights of Columbus and at the annual Franco-American Festival. Among his favorite enjoyments were fishing and horseshoes.
He was a loving, devoted and hard-working husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be dearly missed.
He leaves his wife of 59 years, Jeanne (Jane) Landry of Auburn; two daughters, Diane Campbell and husband, William, of Auburn and Carol Nickel and husband, Dean, of Turner; three sons, Roger Landry and wife, Linda, of Bowdoin, Robert Landry of Buckfield and Peter Landry and wife, Cathy, of Greene; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; a sister, Yvonne Irving and husband, Roger, of Lewiston; and a brother, Michael Landry and wife, Diane, of Lisbon.