CHELSEA – Armand “Blackie” George Jacques, 86, of Hallowell Road, died unexpectedly Monday, April 12, at his home.

He was born in Augusta on Feb. 16, 1918, the son of the late Gedeon and Dora (Lagueux) Jacques.

Mr. Jacques had been employed by Statler Tissue Co. for 29 years. He had also worked at Bath Iron Works for several years and more recently for O’Connor Motors for 20 years.

He was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church, a member of the United Papermakers International Union, Local 57 A.F.L. C.I.O. and was a former member of the Calumet Club and Good Sam Club, Chapter 6.

Mr. Jacques enjoyed playing Bingo with his daughter, Joan, and all the camaraderie that went along with it. His Saturday’s were spent visiting family and friends at Troops Variety Store.

He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also spent quality time with his fellow co-workers from O’Connor’s, sharing many breakfasts with them.

He is survived by two daughters, Joan Pushard and her husband Michael of Chelsea and Constance Corliss and her husband Steve of Pittston; a daughter-in-law, Elaine Jacques of Chelsea; two sisters, Lucienne Carter of Selma, Calif., and Alice Sterling of Augusta; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Mr. Jacques was predeceased by his wife, Rita L. (Levesque) Jacques; a son, Raymond Jacques; a sister, Florence Lapierre; and a grandson, Jake Jacques.

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