FARMINGTON — Wilfred ‘Pete” Jacques, 86, a lifetime resident of Livermore Falls passed on Feb. 10, at Orchard Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where he has been a resident since July 2010.

He was born March 27, 1924, in Livermore Falls, the son of Wilfred and Lena (Cloutier) Jacques. Pete was a 1942 graduate of Livermore Falls High School. He was a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps with the Marine Wing Service Squadron in World War II serving from 1942 in the southwest and central pacific areas at the Gilbert Islands, Marshall Islands and Marianas Island operations. He was honorably discharged in 1945.

He worked at the Record Foundry and later at IP where he retired in 1986. He was a devout communicant of the St. Rose of Lima Church and served as a church deacon for many decades as well as a tireless community servant in the hundreds of charity organizations throughout his life.

He was a member of the American Legions George Bunton Post 10 in Livermore Falls and the Frank L. Mitchell VFW Post 3335 in Jay.

In addition to his daily long walks, he excelled in his favorite sport of bowling and he was also a diehard New York Yankees fan.

He is survived by his loving sisters, Adele Driscoll of Somerville, Mass., and Gloria Dalessandro of Livermore Falls; his cousin, Jimmy Jacques of Jay; his nephews, Rick Dalessandro and his wife, LeeAnn and their daughter, Ashley and Ronald Dalessandro and his wife, Deb and their children, Travis, Ryan and Kayla; his nieces, Laurie Knight and her husband, Charles, of Woolwich and Elaine Shaughnessy and her husband, Jim, of Somerville, Mass.

He was predeceased by his parents; his sister, Pauline Jacques; his brother, Norman; brothers-in-law, Dick Dalessandro and Frank Driscoll; his nephew, Jarrett; and niece, Erinn.

His family would like to thank the staff of Orchard Park Nursing and Rehab for the loving care and support provided to Pete and his family.

Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

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