LEWISTON – Andre Emile Marichal, 91, of Lewiston, handed absent Thursday, July 28, 2022 at Clover Manor Nursing Household in Auburn exactly where he experienced been a resident for the very last 12 months, with his spouse and children near by his side.
He was born August 27, 1930, the son of Jean Marichal and Marquerite Humbert in Laneuveville, France. Entire world War II commenced when he was only 9 several years previous and really impacted his childhood. Irrespective of the odds, he concluded large school and trade college as a properly trained car mechanic.
Andre arrived with his moms and dads in the United States Could 19, 1949 relocating to Lewiston. With constrained English he started off a position at Maine Baking where he achieved his beloved long term spouse, Eveline T. Bedard. They had been married April 19, 1952 at the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul. Andre acquired his U.S. citizenship Sept. 8, 1955.
Andre labored as a millwright at International Paper for 25 yrs as effectively as a ship fitter at Tub Iron Performs. In addition, he was a very experienced automotive mechanic keeping numerous other work positions at other nearby firms. Adhering to his retirement, Andre was known for his means to correct just about anything and currently being a jack of all trades. He used many several years as a volunteer at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center.
Those closest to him will keep in mind his like for family. He was known for cooking substantial family meals of standard French cuisine such as Christmas dinner. No one particular could satisfy his precision with present wrapping. His pastimes involve touring the U.S. with his spouse and family members, largely by motor vehicle. He was never ever in a hurry but usually early. Andre was generally offered to assist his spouse and children and close friends. As he aged, he appreciated comforting in sunshine exterior and looking at the Heritage Channel.
Andre was proud to be an American and was recognised for flying the flag daily at his home. He was usually quoted to say, “I’m blessed, I have had a superior lifestyle.”
Survivors involve 3 sons and a daughter, Claude and wife, Rolinda, of Lewiston, Suzanne Lussier and partner John, of Lewiston, Paul and wife, Brenda, of Poland, and Michel and wife, Jane, of Appleton, Wis. 7 grandchildren, Eric Marichal and his wife Stephanie, Sheena Marichal-Provider and her partner Dustin Carrier, Heather Marichal, Justin Lussier, Katherine Marichal, Marissa Lussier, and Michael Marichal and four terrific-grandchildren, Sofie Marichal, Declan Carrier, Josephine Marichal, and Everly Provider.
In addition to his mother and father, he was predeceased by his loving wife, Eveline T. Marichal and his sister, Marie-Jeanne Caron.
The household would like to extend gratitude to the caregivers at Clover Manor Nursing Dwelling and Androscoggin Property Health and Hospice and distinctive thanks to Margaret Quinn for her fantastic compassionate care.
Visitation will be held at the Albert and Burpee Funeral Household on Tuesday, Aug. 2, from 6 to 8 p.m. Products and services will be Wednesday, Aug. 3, at 1 p.m., at Holy Cross Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Memories may be shared at http://www.albert-burpee.com
In lieu of bouquets, the
family members is requesting donations to the Alzheimer’s Affiliation or Androscoggin House and Hospice in Andre’s memory.