Normand A. Chabot
1931 – 2010
LEWISTON — Normand A. Chabot, 78, a lifelong resident of 96 Acadia Ave., Lewiston, died unexpectedly Monday, March 1, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center with his family by his side.
He was born in the same house in which he presently resided in Lewiston, Dec. 23, 1931, the son of Laurent and Emma (Goulet) Chabot.
Norm attended local schools and was a graduate of Lewiston High School. He then joined the U.S. Army National Guard 133rd Engineering Battalion, where he served for 33 years retiring as a colonel. He was also the owner operator of the former Chabot’s Garage on Canal Street in Lewiston.
His hobbies included hunting and fishing with his Army buddies and was an avid outdoorsman who especially loved hunting and fishing trips to the Allagash in Northern Maine.
His strong passion was not only the military, but his religion and his church. He was a lifelong and a faithful benefactor to Holy Cross Church and school making sure that whenever the church or school was in need, he made sure his church received it and didn’t go without. He was also a member of the Wallace Assembly 4th degree Knights of Columbus and the Knight of Columbus Council 12652 of Holy Cross Church.
Survivors include one sister, Yvette Chalifoux of Lewiston; two nieces, Marguerite McKeown and her husband, Mac, of Lewiston and Dorothy Chabot of Lewiston; five nephews, Philip Chabot and his wife, Gisele, of Lewiston, Gene Chabot and his wife, Jackie of Dunedin, Fla., Michael Chabot of Lewiston, Dr. Roland Chalifoux and his wife, Libby, of McMurray, Pa., and Maurice Chalifoux of Lewiston; many grandnieces and grandnephews; and his special companion, Margaret Ross, of Lewiston.
The Chabot family would like to extend a heartfelt thank-you to Louis and Claire Bourgoin, for all they did for Norm.