1923 – 2015

LEWISTON — Camille S. Robert, 92, of Lewiston, died on Saturday, Oct. 17.

He was born in Cookshire, Quebec, on April 1, 1923, the son of the late Henri and Beatrice (Lessard) Robert. Camille had been a resident of this community for most of his life. He was educated in Cookshire, Quebec schools.

He was employed at the Bates Mill for ten years and then Knapp Shoe for 20 years. He married the former Jeanne D. Loubier on Aug. 2, 1947; she died on Feb. 15, 2011.

Camille served with the U.S. Army in the African, European and Middle Eastern Theaters of Operation with the Army Medical Corps during WWII.

He enjoyed working with tools in his garage, sharing stories of his time in the service and was very proud of serving his country, liked to talk politics and watched CNN daily. In his younger years, he enjoyed traveling to Boston, New York and Canada with his wife, Jeanne. He always had a great smile, loved to make people laugh and appreciated all who helped him.

He was a member of the American Legion Post No. 22 of Lewiston, Chapter 11 DAV of Lewiston and a parishioner of Holy Cross Church.

He is survived by one daughter, Diane Beagle and her husband, Walter, of Lewiston; two sons, Normand Robert and his wife, Coreen, of Minot, and Marcel Robert and his wife, Tina, of Greene; five grandchildren, Ray of China, Scott of Greene, Cheryl of Auburn, Jennifer of South Portland and Zachariah of Lewiston; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Noella of Lewiston and Jeannine of Sabattus; two brothers, Richard of Lewiston and Mike of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

Besides his wife and his parents, he was predeceased by four brothers, Ivan, Reginald, Roger and Claude.

Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com.

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