Aurele “Kit” Bosse

LEWISTON – Aurele “Kit” Bosse, 98, of Lewiston, died on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021, at the Rumford Community Home in Rumford, where he received care for eight days prior to his death.

Born in Van Buren on July 4, 1923, son of Marc and Marguerite Ouellette Bosse, Kit’s family moved to Lewiston when he was 9 years old, and he has resided in Lewiston since except for when he served in the United States Navy during World War II and the Korean War. A graduate of Lewiston High School, he also attended Chester School of Mechanical Dentistry in Boston, learning his lifelong trade of being a dental technician. He founded and was co-owner of Twin City Dental Lab. He enjoyed summering at Tacoma Lakes in Litchfield, was a long-term member of the Cobbossee Colony Golf Course, and lifted weights first at the Genesis Gym in Wales and at the gym at CMMC following his retirement, where he made many friends. He was a member of Holy Family Church in Lewiston.

He was active in many community and civic organizations, including the United Way, Model Cities, Lewiston Parking District, Lewiston Public Works Board, Lewiston Finance Committee, Boy Scouts, chairman of the Maine State Liquor Commission, member and past president of the CMMC Board of Directors, Board of Directors of First Federal Savings and Loan and the original Northeast Bank, president of the Tacoma Lakes Improvement Association, and was a volunteer driver for Meals on Wheels after his retirement.

Survivors include his wife of 72 years, Claire (Dumouchel); sons Pierre (wife Kim) and Michel; grandchildren Christine Michaud (husband Garrett), John (wife Ybeth), Ryan (wife Chrissy), Kevin; five great-grandchildren; sisters Arlene Johnson and Marguerite Paradis, many nephews and nieces; and several close friends.

He was predeceased by his parents; brothers Gustave, Gilman, and Rosaire, and sisters Doris Michaud, Rena Moreau, and Rolande Saucier.

The family would like to thank resident doctors Rausch, Levasseur, and Kitchens, who were invested in his care and respecting his wishes while he was most recently hospitalized at CMMC, the staff in the ER and M1 at CMMC, and the staff who took care of him at the Rumford Community Home.

Services will be held Thursday, Dec. 2, 11 a.m., at Holy Family Church in Lewiston. Committal with military honors, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Memories may be shared at

Donations in his name may be made to Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, who provided care to him at home following hospitalizations and rehabs in recent years.

Comments are not available on this story.