LEWISTON — Romeo E. Boisvert, 93, of Lewiston, passed away peacefully in his sleep at Russell Park Manor in Lewiston on Sept. 23. He was born in Lewiston on June 4, 1924, to parents Gideon and Lucia (Fortier) Boisvert.
Romeo served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was employed at the Pepperell Mill for several years after working as a self-employed craftsman. Later he was employed by St. Mary’s Hospital in the maintenance department before retiring after 21 years.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Angelina. They enjoyed dancing every Saturday night and going to Canada several times a year. They had two children, Doris Coulombe and her companion Andrew Dube and Linda and her husband, Tim Tipton of Lewiston; seven grandchildren, Melissa Lalumiere and husband Scott, Scott Coulombe and companion Kandice Poirier, Ryan Coulombe and wife Alyssa, Derek Coulombe and wife Jessica, Amy Melvin and husband Tim, Chad Tipton and companion Jamie Hammond and Sean Tipton and his wife Tanya.
He also leaves behind 13 great grandchildren, Jack and Julia Beauchesne, Isabella, Trey, Stanley, Mae, Benjamin, Madeline and William Coulombe, Taylor and Hayley Melvin, Brandon and Kallin Tipton; a sister, Theresa Marquis of Turner; two cousins, Lucienne Hamel and Henrietta Charest; and many nieces and nephews.
Romeo was predeceased by two sisters, Irene Ouellette and Cecile Buck; and two brothers, Rosaire and Roger.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff and caretakers of Russell Park Manor, Androscoggin Home Health, and First Light for the compassionate and heartfelt care.
Romeo E. Boisvert