Normand H. Croteau

LEWISTON – Normand H. Croteau, 83, of 781 Garfield Rd., Auburn, died Thursday Nov. 19, 2020 from Covid19 at CMMC, with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Lewiston on August 14, 1937, a son of Adelard and Cecile (Fournier) Croteau. He was educated in Auburn schools and worked for his father at Bob’s Tackle Shop until starting a career in Northern Utilities and Bath Iron Works.

He married Florence Belanger on March 10, 1956 and started a family together. After retirement, he worked part time at K & K Construction and later at T-Buck Construction as a small engine mechanic. He also operated his own business called Norm’s Small Engine Repairs located at Taylor Pond. He continued operating his business with the help of his two sons.

Normand was an avid sportsman who loved fishing, hunting, boating, and snowmobiling both at Moosehead Lake and Taylor Pond. He and his wife spent many years in Rockwood at their camp and enjoyed sharing wonderful times and memories with family and friends. They would gather at his home and would listen to the stories of his past with laughter and tears. He will always be remembered for his kindness and generosity to others.

He was predeceased by his parents, Adelard and Cecile, stepmother, Ida; his wife, Florence; brother, Robert; friend, Marie Picard; and grandson, Broch Bissonette.

He is survived by one daughter, Diane Laliberte and her husband Mark of Leeds, two sons, Gary Croteau and his wife Tina of Auburn and Michael Croteau and his wife Dawn of Auburn; seven grandchildren, Justin, Daja, Jared, Dominique, Jennifer, Emily, and Cole; three great-grandchildren, Bryce, Brodi and Ellora; many nieces and nephews; and his loving dog, Lil Bit.

A Celebration of Life will be held in June.

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