LEWISTON — Robert Dominique Vachon, 83, of Lisbon, died April 11, at Ouellette’s Adult Foster Home.

He was born in Lewiston, Feb. 25, 1929, the son of Philibert and Georgianna Pepin Vachon. He was educated in Lewiston schools and attended Indiana Technical University for civil engineering and the University of Maine.

He served his country in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as a staff sergeant during World War II and the Korean War, receiving commendations and four Battle Stars.

On Jan. 31, 1953, he married Jeannette Marie Couturier of Lewiston. They settled in Lisbon in 1957, and raised four children. He worked for consulting engineering and architectural firms as a draftsman and licensed land surveyor prior to becoming self-employed as a real estate agent and developer until his retirement.

In 1964, he purchased land in Lisbon which he developed into Beaver Park and sold to the State of Maine in 1971. He served as a town of Lisbon selectman and chairman of the Board, President of the Androscoggin Valley Board of Realtors and was a member of the American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars in Lisbon. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, reading, and was a lifelong learner.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannette C. Vachon; son, Russell and wife, Donna; daughter, Christine and husband, Wayne Roberts; daughter, Joyce and husband, Robert Severance; son, Paul; grandchildren, Gary Roberts, Matthew and Derek Vachon, Nicole and Scott Faherty, Dustin Vachon; brother, Gaston Vachon; and sisters, Marguerite Nadeau and Rita Berube.

He was predeceased by his parents; son, Charles G. Vachon; and brother, Laurier Vachon.

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