LEWISTON — Angelo R. Bilodeau, 84, of Oxbow Drive, Lewiston, died Wednesday, Aug. 11, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.

Born in Lewiston on Jan. 13, 1926, he was the son of Joseph and Desneige Goulet Bilodeau. Educated in local schools and graduating from Lewiston High School, he was a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945 aboard the U.S. Delta.

On Oct. 18, 1947, he married the former Dolores F. Michaud.

In 1989, he retired as a purchasing agent for Diamond Machine Co. A member of Holy Family Church, Prince of Peace Parish, he also belonged to the Knights of Columbus, American Legion Post No. 22, sang in the Holy Family Choir at funerals, and enjoyed watching Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins. He found much joy in family gatherings, playing with his grandchildren and cooking, and he enjoyed travelling with family members. He was the most generous person his family has ever known.

Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years Dolores of Lewiston; three sons, Gary and wife, Cathy, of Durham, David and wife, Janet, of Sabattus, and Paul and wife, Kathleen, of Greene; a daughter, Elaine Chenard and husband, Rob, of Durham; two sisters, Muguette Boutin and husband, Roland, of Lewiston, and Glorianne Travaglini and husband, Joseph, of Lewiston; a brother-in-law, Ken McAuliffe of Lewiston; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Besides his parents; he was predeceased by a son, Dennis, who passed away in Africa in 2009; a sister, Nola McAuliffe; and grandsons, Dana and Derrick.

The family wishes to thank St. Mary’s ICU staff for the special care given to Angelo and his family during the past week. Donations and condolences available online at www.albert-burpee.com.

Guest Book