LEWISTON- Marcel L. Doyon 99, a longtime resident Lisbon died Wednesday October 17, at Montello Heights with his loving family at his side. He was born in Brunswick on November 21, 1918 a son of the late Arthur and Emma (Dion) Doyon. He was educated at St. John’s School Brunswick. Marcel proudly served his country in the US Army, during WWII. He fought at Omaha Beach and the Battle of the Bulge.
Marcel married his true love, the former Evelyn Marie Fournier on November 24, 1945. Together they settled in Lisbon Falls to raise their 7 children. After the war Marcel worked many years at BIW, and later transitioned into a fulltime Real Estate Broker and was a well-respected business man in the town of Lisbon. He was compassionate and helped many who were less fortunate. He and his wife were the driving force for establishing group homes for The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill in Maine (NAMI).
Marcel was a former member of Holy Family Church in Lisbon Falls, Now Holy Trinity, the local VFW Post 158, The Knights of Columbus in Lisbon Falls, the Rotary, International and was a founding member of the Lisbon Credit Union.
He is survived by his loving and devoted children: Charles Doyon and wife Diane of Lewiston, Anthony “Tony” Doyon and wife Linda of Lisbon Falls, Gregory Doyon and wife Diane of Abington, MA, Claire Samson and husband Jerry of Buckfield, Priscilla Wilcox and husband Bob of Strafford, NH, Mark Doyon of Lisbon Falls, and Daniel Doyon and wife Aurora of Novato, CA, a sister Rita Moriaty of Burlington, MA, his nine grandchildren: Stephanie, Louis, Christopher, Melissa, Matthew, Scott, Tiffany, Jennifer and Michael, 16 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his beloved Wife Evelyn on August 24, 1999 and seven siblings: Maurice, Lucille, Madeline, Frank, Irenee’ Connie and Betty.
The family would like to send a very special thank you to Elain at Interim Care, the entire staff at Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice and everyone at Montello Heights for the love, compassion and care they all gave to Marcel and the family.
You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Marcel’s life by visiting his guest book at www.crosmanfuneralhome.com
Visitation will be on Wednesday Oct. 24 from 3-7 at Crosman Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday Oct. 25 at 11 AM at Holy Trinity Church, 67 Frost Hill Rd. Lisbon Falls. Committal will be at St. Ann’s Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial donation in Marcel’s memory may do so to NAMI of Maine 1 Bangor St. Augusta, ME 04330 of The Androscoggin Home Health Care & Hospice 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, Me 04240. Arrangements are under the care of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services 40 Main St. Lisbon Falls 353-4951.