1929 – 2014

AUBURN — Germain “Chuck” Frechette, 85, formerly of 140 Ash St., Lewiston, died Saturday, Aug. 2, at Clover Health Care, where he resided for the past nine months.

Born in Lewiston on July 14, 1929, a son of the late Arthur and Germaine Bisson Frechette, he graduated from St. Dominic High School, where he participated in bowling, hockey, baseball, football and basketball.

He was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul and was an avid local sports enthusiast. He played in the Mountain Dew Band and was a member of the Franco American Festival.

Chuck owned and operated G.A. Frechette Electric.

He is survived by Patricia and husband, Jim Malcuit, of Strafford, N.H.; Gary and wife, Cathy Frechette, of South Paris; Susan and husband, Bryan Hodge, of Penfield, N.Y.; John and wife, Bobbie Frechette, of Auburn; grandchildren, Esther and Ray Henry, Joy and Matt Willard, Matthew and Allison Hodge and Jamie Lewis; great-grandchildren, Abbigail, Madelyn, Isaiah and Jeanae; his sister, Yolande and Ted Godin of Winter Haven, Fla.; and his brothers, Andre and wife, Barbara Frechette, of Litchfield and David Frechette of Lewiston.

He was predeceased by sisters, Therese Landry, Jeanne d’Arc Caron and Aldea Breton; his brother, Bertrand Frechette; and grandson, Russell Charles Frechette.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Clover Health Care and Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice.

Online condolences are at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com.

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