LISBON — Timothy Cloutier joined his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in Heaven on Saturday, Sept. 15. He was born in Portland on Oct. 27, 1961. He attended Westbrook High School and graduated in 1980.

He enlisted in the U.S. Army as a combat engineer in January 1981. He was stationed in Georgia, Kansas, Missouri and abroad in Germany and Panama. He did tours is Bosnia and Kuwait. He was promoted to first sergeant and was hand picked to be chief drill instructor at Fort Leonardwood, Mo., as one among three in the entire U.S. Army. He retired after 20 years of service.

After settling back in Maine with his family, he was employed by the U.S. Postal Service working as a letter carrier and most recently as delivery supervisor. He also served as both steward and president of the National Association of Letter Carriers.

Timothy will be remembered for his love of family, words of wisdom, sense of humor, self-discipline and work ethic, selflessness and enduring patience, and flawless cooking skills. Timothy was a faith-filled Christian man. He has a deep love for God. He served as a eucharistic minister and volunteered at his local church.

Timothy is predeceased by his father, Edward Cloutier; father-in-law, Robert Gagnon; and sister, Kellie Cloutier Goddard.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Julie (Gagnon) Cloutier; his parents, Anita Cloutier, and Jerry and Margaret Kendall; his brothers and sisters, Matthew and Melinda Cloutier, Roland and Sandy Cloutier, Ronald and Barbara Kimball, Julie Cloutier and Jeff McQueen, Brian and Kathy Adams, Glen and Lisa Harris; his children, Robert and Hannah Cloutier, Jared and Kristen Cloutier, Aaron and Kirstin Cloutier, and Jacob Cloutier; and grandchildren Paisley, Zoey, Norik, and Addalee.

A funeral service for Timothy will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, at the South Lewiston Baptist Church. Following the service, a celebration of life reception will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Timothy will be laid to rest at Central Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta with full military honors in a 9 a.m. ceremony on Friday, Sept. 21.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in Timothy’s name to a philanthropy near and dear to his heart that provides services to veterans and their families: The Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.

Timothy S. Cloutier

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