LEWISTON – Robert L. Sansoucy, 84, of Lewiston, died Wednesday, April 29.

He was born on March 23, 1925, the son of Napoleon and Lauza (Baron) Sansoucy. He attended grammar school at Holy Family and graduated from Lewiston High School, Class of 1942. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in World War II. He then went to further his education at George Washington University, graduating in 1949. He married the former Mildred Dubuc, who predceased him in 1997.

He worked as a sales representative and trainer for The Colgate-Palmolive Co., retiring in 1983 after more than 33 years of service. He was a founding member of St. Philips Church in Auburn, serving as president of the parish council in 1974 and 1975. He was very active in the parish serving as a lector and eucharistic minister and also helping in parish fairs and barbecues.

He was a member of the Lewiston-Auburn Rotary Club, serving as a treasurer for 10 years. He was also a Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellow. He was an avid golfer and member of Fairlawn Golf Club since 1983. He enjoyed several years at his home in Zephyrhills, Fla., and golf was an everyday occurrence.

He is survived by a daughter, Christine Dorsey and her husband, Steve; a granddaughter, Morgan; a brother, Romeo Sansoucy of Lewiston; nieces, Genevieve Coyle of Boston, Mass., Mary Ryan of Chevy Chase, Md., and Claire Bilodeau and Jeanne Webber, both of Lewiston; two nephews, Daniel Sansoucy of Lewiston and James Boutin of Scarborough; and a very special caregiver, Irene Fullam.

Besides his wife, he was predeceased by two brothers, Dr. Jerome Sansoucy and Armand Sansoucy; and two sisters, Lolita Sansoucy and Madeline Boutin.

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