Normand R. Theriault
1930 – 2009

AUBURN — Normand R. Theriault, 78, of Lewiston, died Wednesday, July 22, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, with his family at his side.

He was born in Auburn, Nov. 30, 1930, a son of Emile and Marguerite (Flynn) Theriault, he attended local schools and graduated from Edward Little High School in 1949. During his high school years, he was a member of the EL football team. He retired as corporal in the U.S. Army after serving his country honorably in the Korean War and being the recipient of three Bronze Stars for his valiant service during the war.

On June 13, 1959, he married the love of his life, Lucille Belanger at St. Louis Catholic Church in Auburn. They worked and raised their family in the Lewiston-Auburn area. Norm spent most of his working years in the trucking business, retiring as a truck driver for Agway.

He was a member of the Veterans of The Korean War. He enjoyed reading, telling stories, playing cards, watching sports and spending his winters at his home in Plant City, Fla. But most of all, he loved his grandchildren and cherished the time he spent with them.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Lucille; two sons, David and his wife, Ann (LaCasse), of Winthrop and James and his wife, Denise (Landry), of Lewiston; two grandchildren, Elaine and Jim Theriault, both of Winthrop; one brother, Harvey of Auburn; three sisters, Grace Mercier and Irene Beaulieu, both of Greene and Margaret Wright of Durham; and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; his brothers, Joe and Maurice; and his sisters, Claire Keene and Jane Libby.

A special thanks to the staff at St. Marguerite d’Youville Pavilion, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center and the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice.

 

 

 

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