EAST WILTON — Denis Thomas Castonguay, 64, of East Wilton, passed away Monday, Nov. 7, at home after a courageous battle with cancer.

He was born Dec. 5, 1951, the son of Louis and Viviane Castonguay in Farmington. He graduated from Livermore Falls High School with the Class of 1970. He was drafted that same year into the U.S. Army. He served in Vietnam in the Army Corps of Engineers.

He spent the majority of his career working at International Paper until 1986. He then opened a Snowmobile Parts and Service Shop from home. He then went on to work as Public Works director for the towns of Livermore Falls and Farmington. He took great pride in the Sandy River Project, which was erosion control on the Whittier Road. He retired as Public Works director from the town of Farmington on April 1, 2016. In his spare time Denis enjoyed fishing, woodworking and NASCAR.

In 1980, he married Barbara Osgood. He is survived by his children, Michael Mitchell, Tammy Frost and her husband, Elvin, Michelle Mitchell, April Kellogg and her husband, Mark, and Danielle Biswell and her husband, Reid; grandchildren, Kamryn Mitchell, Nathan and Carter Frost, Alison Pinkham, Riley and John Kellogg; siblings, Louisette, Michel and Daniel Castonguay.

Denis was predeceased by his parents, Louis Castonguay and Viviane Gagnon; stepfather, Norman Gagnon; and brother, Jean Castonguay.

Condolences may be sent for the family at www.adamsmcfarlane.com.

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