Wilfred L. Cloutier
1935 – 2010
PORTLAND — Wilfred L. Cloutier, 74, resident of Royalsborough Road in Durham died after a brief illness on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at Maine Medical Center with his loving family by his side.
He was born June 24, 1935, in Lewiston, a son of Lorenzo and Dora (Jutras) Cloutier.
He served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1977 as a master sergeant (E-7) after 23 years of service. During his time in the military, he worked as a medic and for the last seven years of service as a recruiter in Lewiston.
He was an active longtime member of the AMVETS Post 13 of Durham. He enjoyed spending time traveling and camping in his RV and had taken two separate trips across the country to visit Alaska. He was an avid NASCAR fan and was a true fan of No. 3 Dale Earnhardt Sr. Willie enjoyed spending time with his family and some of his happiest moments were at family gatherings.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Janice (Bowen) Cloutier of Durham; a son, Lorenzo Cloutier and his companion, Karlenne Merchant, of Lisbon; four daughters, Marie Ramsey and her companion, Jody Belliveau, of Leeds, Mariea and her husband, Bruce Ramsey, of Lewiston, Pamela Cloutier of Durham and Verna and her husband, Keith Bertrand, of Durham; one brother, Bertrand and his wife, Lorraine Cloutier, of Greene; five sisters, Vada Wright of Lewiston, Arlene Poirier of Minot, Theresa Bernier of Lewiston, Georgette Turcotte of Greene and Lorraine and her husband, Edwin Packard, of Sabattus; 13 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and life long friends of 51 years, Raymond and Laura Kennedy of Holyoke, Mass.
He was predeceased by his parents; a brother, Henry Cloutier; and four sisters, Lucienne Maheux, Juliette Polley, Stella Morin and Rita Roy.

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