1967 – 2015

PINEHURST, N.C. — Scott E. Provencher, 47, of West End, N.C., formerly of Lewiston, passed away Thursday, May 7, after a long and courageous battle with brain cancer. He passed away at the First Health Hospice House in Pinehurst, N.C., with his family by his side.

Scott was born in Lewiston on July 29, 1967, the son of Richard Provencher and Joyce Roberts Mathieu. He graduated from Lewiston High School in 1985. After high school, he served his country in the United States Marine Corps for eight years, serving in Desert Storm. He also served in the Air National Guard for three years and was a fourth-degree knight in the Knights of Columbus. While serving his country, he met and married his wife of 24 years, Arsenia Provencher.

His working career included plant manager positions in manufacturing plants in Auburn, as well as in Massachusetts and North Carolina. He is listed in “Who’s Who of Plant Managers.”

Scott will be remembered for his strength and courage as well as his sense of humor, his love for his family, his contagious laughter and the best hugs ever. He was very proud of his three daughters and never missed a chance to brag about them in every conversation.

Scott is survived by his wife, Arsenia; and three daughters, Carina, Caitlin and Kirsten. He is also survived by his father Richard and wife, Aline, Provencher; his sister, Wanda Blanchette and husband, Paul, of Auburn; brothers Robert Provencher of Chelsea, and Shawn Provencher and partner, Scott, of Auburn; and by his nephew and godchild, Nicholas Blanchette and wife, Meagan, of York; nephews, Dylan Blanchette of Auburn, Nathan and Riley Provencher of Chelsea, and Cameron Provencher of Lewiston; and his niece, Chelsey Provencher of Auburn. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, good friends and many Marine buddies.

He was predeceased by his mother Joyce.

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