Laureat G. Groleau
1920 – 2009

LEWISTON — Laureat G. Groleau, 89, of 550 College St., Lewiston, passed Monday, June 29, at St. Mary’s d’Youville Pavilion with family at his side.
He was born in Auburn, Feb. 21, 1920, a son of Ulric and Marie Anne (Mercier) Groleau. He was educated in local schools, graduated from Jordan High School and remained a lifelong resident of this community. He was first married to Olivette Boulette, who predeceased him in 1973, and he later married Deseria Lefebvre, who predeceased him in 1997. He was a Veteran having served his country in the Army during World War II until his honorable discharge as sergeant in 1945, and was awarded the Bronze Star.
He was a member of The Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Parish, DAV and worked as an union electrician for 37 years for local 567 and was superintendent at Maine Yankee at his retirement.
Among his favorite enjoyments were spending Sundays with his family, sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews enjoying cookouts at local beaches, while Saturdays were often spent fishing on Sebago Lake with his brother Al and sons Stan and Paul. He was also very fond of spending long weekends with Al and his sons at Moosehead Lake. He was a very loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend who will be missed dearly.
He leaves two sons, Stanley R. Groleau of Hartford and Paul L. Groleau of Greene; a step-daughter, Arlene D. Brunson and husband, Michael of Phoenix, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Ahren Groleau, Alyssa Groleau, Renee Kramer and Eric Kramer; a sister, Lorraine Hall; a brother, Leo Groleau; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also predeceased by his sisters, Lucienne, Jeanne and Rose; and brothers, Alphee, Joseph, Albain and Paul.

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