LEWISTON — Willie Gendreau , 81, of Sabattus died Wednesday, March 22, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston surrounded by his loving children and grandchildren.

He was born April 27, 1935, in Lewiston, to parents William & Donata (Belanger) Gendreau.

Willie attended Lewiston schools. He worked for Bates Mill Hill Division where he met his wife (married September 1956) but later worked for Bells Manufacturing, retiring after 36 years. He also drove buses for nearly 60 years, retiring as a school bus driver on June 16, 2015.

He was predeceased by his parents; and a brother, Roland Gendreau.

He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Jeannette; his daughters, Susan Gendreau Harkins and her husband, Jeff, Laurie Gendreau and significant other, Ronnie Berube, Jessica Gendreau and significant other, Ron Baker; and his son, Michael Gendreau, and his wife, Diane. He also leaves the love of his life, grandson Cash Baker (6 years old); seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren; two nephews and two nieces.

Condolences may be expressed at www.funeralalternatives.net.

Willie Gendreau

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