1929 – 2015

BRUNSWICK — Russell A. Michaud, 85, of Weymouth Street, died Monday, Feb. 16, at the Mid Coast Senior Health Center.

He was born in Brunswick on May 15, 1929, the son of Adolphe and Rose Alma Belanger Michaud. He attended St. John’s School and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1948.

On July 13, 1950, he married Yvette C. Coulombe. She died July 23, 2002.

On Jan. 31, 2004, he married Theresa Masse Favreau.

During the Korean War, he served in the Army and later served for 11 years in the Maine National Guard.

Russell spent most of his life working for the U.S. Postal Service, retiring as postmaster of South Paris in 1985. He also held several supervisory positions in various post offices in Maine, including offices in Brunswick, Portland, Auburn and South Paris.

He was an avid golfer and enjoyed spending time on the computer and helping others. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church of Brunswick and St. Catherine of Sienna Church of Norway. He had also served as a member of the parish councils of both parishes.

Russell was also a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis Club and the Knights of Columbus.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, Theresa Favreau Michaud of Brunswick, is a daughter, Diane Huppe and her husband, Alain, of Stoughton, Mass.; stepchildren, Christine Deweese of Florida, Marc Favreau of Connecticut, James, John, Paul and Andrew Favreau, all of Maine; a sister, Theresa Michaud Doiron and her husband, Gerald, of Harpswell; a daughter-in-law, Florence Michaud Lebel and her husband, David, of South Carolina; his loving grandchildren, Barbara Wong and her husband, Jonathan, Kimberly Raplenovich and her husband, Matthew, Nicholas Michaud and his wife, Lesley, Aimee Sanfasin and her husband, Steve, Rebecca Couture and her husband, Ryan, and Julie Ann Frye and her husband, Jason; several stepgrandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-stepgrandchildren.

He was also predeceased by a son, Daniel R. Michaud.

Condolences may be expressed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com.

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