AUBURN – Louis G. Couturier, 82, a resident of Boutin Blvd., in Sabattus, passed away peacefully at the Hospice House Monday Nov. 5, 2018, with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Lewiston Oct. 28, 1936, the son of Edward and Margaret (Gallant) Couturier.

Louis served in the United States Navy from 1957-1961. Louis owned the former Sunoco Station on Center Street in Auburn until he moved his family to Connecticut where he was employed with General Dynamics for over 25 years in ship building until his retirement. He also owned C’s Country Store on Riverside Drive in Auburn then retired to Sabattus.

His hobbies included hunting, fishing, and spending time with his family. He also loved Blue Grass and Country Music.

Survivors include his wife, Dolores of Sabattus; two daughters Louise Hamner of Lisbon and Shirley Sargent of Davenport, Fla.,  two sons Jean Paul (Jay) Couturier and wife Laurie of Merritt Island, Fla. and Edward Couturier and wife April of Oxford, Fla.; one sister Mary-Ann Leger and husband Bruce of Biloxi, Miss., one brother George Couturier of Lewiston; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by one son, Donald Couturier.

Funeral services honoring Louis’s life will be held 11a.m., Thursday, Nov. 8, at the funeral home. Burial will be held privately at the Maine Veterans Cemetery Mt. Vernon Rd., Augusta.

Family and friends are invited to gather Wednesday Nov. 7, from 2 – 4 and 7 -9 p.m. at the PINETTE DILLINGHAM & LYNCH FUNERAL HOME, 305 Alfred Plourde Parkway, Lewiston

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