Roger Y. Theriault

BUCKFIELD – Roger Y. Theriault, 69, passed away peacefully at Androscoggin Hospice on Nov. 15, 2021, after a long illness. He was born in Lewiston on Aug. 12, 1952 to Robert and Lucille Theriault and attended Sacred Heart School and Edward Little High.

Roger left school around tenth grade, he filled his time with a newspaper route, mowed lawns and shoveled snow for neighbors. He also worked at Ferlands Dairy Farm in Poland with his brother Ronnie. In 1970 he enlisted in the Marines and served in the Vietnam War.

He met and married Donna Snay shortly after returning from the service. He graciously raised her son Paul Abbott and they had two daughters of his own, Marie and Pamela. He worked at HE Sargeant building I-95, then Snows Tire which became Stratham Tire. He started as a serviceman and was promoted to a commercial tire salesman for many years prior to his retirement. He was a lifetime member of the VFW in Auburn, he belonged to the American Legion and he spent many nights with friends at the Webber Club and Acne Club in Lewiston. Roger was a hardworking man, he took pride in his family, work, animals and his country.

In 2015 Roger moved to Nampa, Idaho, to be with his brother John and escape Maine winters. In 2021 he made the flight back home for one last summer with his family. He is already greatly missed by all.

Roger was predeceased by his father Robert, mother Lucille, brothers Ronnie and John, and sister Debbie and the mother of his daughters, Donna Snay.
Roger is survived by his daughters: Marie Theriault and husband Danny of Buckfield, Pam Sessions and husband Nate of Harrison; stepson Paul Abbott of Westbrook; granddaughters, Cassandra of Portland, Gabrielle, and young Grandsons Ryan, Alex and Dylan; brothers, Daniel Theriault and wife Kellie of Auburn, Peter Theriault and wife Anna of Auburn; sisters Claire Hebert and husband Carl of Auburn, Celine Theriault of Auburn. Many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews; close friend, Gail Charpentier.
Roger wished to have a celebration of life, date and time to be determined. Per Roger’s wishes his family will bury his urn and place a stone at the Mount Vernon Road Veterans Cemetery in Augusta.

Arrangements are under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine in Belfast. Full Obituary online at Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family online at

In lieu of flowers, please send cards and donations

c/o Pam Sessions

55 Summit Hill Rd.

Harrison, ME 04220


Marie Theriault

275 East Buckfield Road

Buckfield ME 04220

Roger Y. Theriault

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