Robert J. Michaud (1946—2017)

VAN BUREN, Maine — Robert J. Michaud, 70, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 22, 2017, at a Brewer healthcare center after several years of multiple health issues. He was born August 17, 1946 in Van Buren, a son of the late Albert and Florence (Leblanc) Michaud. Robert was a Journeyman Electrician and worked for Van Buren Light and Power for many years. He was a member of New England Electrical Union and became a Master Electrician. He will be missed and remembered as a hard worker and a friend to those in need.  

He is survived by: two daughters, Gail Napoleone of Bangor and Kim Ouellette and her husband, Keith of Bentonville, AR; two sons, Scott Michaud of Van Buren and Dean Michaud and his wife, Andrea of Scarborough; nine grandchildren, Kristopher Foraker and his wife, Jackie of Hampden, Alex Dube of Bangor, Amanda and Taylor Ouellette of Bentonville, AR, Erica Ouellette of Portland, Dylan Michaud of Oxford, Jacob, Noah and Ethan Gagnon Michaud, all of Waterville; three great grandchildren, Mason Foraker, Ella and Benson Michaud; a brother, Donald Michaud and his wife, Ernestine of Van Buren; one aunt, Rita Cyr of Van Buren; and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a son-in-law Lawrence M. Napoleone.

O Lord Jesus, Who by a singular prodigy didst leave for us upon Thy Holy Shroud the imprint of Thy Most Holy Body, so cruelly tortured and put to death for our salvation, together with the Image of Thy Most Holy Face, that wicked men by wounds and blows disfigured, grant us through the merits of Thy many sufferings, that by venerating on earth the Image of Thy Holy Face, upon which the very Angels long to gaze, we may be made worthy to contemplate It forever in heaven. Amen.

Graveside service in St. Bruno Cemetery will be announced in the spring. Arrangements a service of Lajoie Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. Donations in Robert’s name may be made to: TAMC Foundation, 140 Academy St., Presque Isle, ME 04769.

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