1928 – 2013

TOGUS — Albert L. Deschene, 85, of Lisbon, passed away Saturday morning, Oct. 19, at the VA hospital with his family by his side.

He was born in Auburn on April 19, 1928, a son of the late William and Marie Anna (Landry) Deschene. He grew up in the Auburn area and attended local schools. Albert was a veteran of the United States Navy and served his country proudly during WWII.

On Aug. 30, 1948, he married the love of his life, Florianne Pratt, in Rock Island, Canada, and they started a family together. Albert was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also really enjoyed snowmobiling. He was a life member of the VFW as well.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Florianne Deschene of Lisbon; eight children, Rene of Lisbon Falls, Gerald and his wife, Jane, of Poland, Roland of Poland, Doris Beaulieu of Smithfield, Donald and his wife, Donna, of Lewiston, Marian Frost and her husband, Terrance, of Levant, Janet Enos and her husband, Larry, of Turner, and Paul and his wife, Tonia, of Lewiston; a sister, Therese Morin of Lewiston; a brother, Fernand and his wife, Marguerite, of East Angus, Canada; and two sisters-in-law, Laurette Duquette and Leose Ducharme. He also leaves behind 23 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a daughter, Linda Card; and a brother, Gerard Deschene.

You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with Albert’s family through their guest book at www.crosmanfuneralhome.com.

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