Maxime Saucier Jr. (1937—2017)
EAGLE LAKE and FORT KENT, Maine — Maxime Saucier Jr., 79, died peacefully with family by his side on July 7, 2017, at his residence in Eagle Lake. He was born in Eagle Lake on July 23, 1937, the son of Maxime Sr. and Marie Ange (Bernier) Saucier.
Max served in the US Navy for three enlistment’s from 1955 to 1977 and in the Army National Guards from 1977 to 1997. He was a lifetime member of the VFW Lozier O’Grady Post #9609 and the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus Council # 0352, both of Fort Kent; American Legion and the 3rd Degree of Knights of Columbus, both of Eagle Lake. Max was very active with St. Mary’s Catholic Church and was very religious, enjoyed attending church, always sitting in the front pew. He will be remembered as a very generous man, giving to many charities, including the church where he purchased the statues Saint Mary and Saint Joseph.
He is survived by seven siblings, Gilman Saucier and friend, Larriane of Cadyville, NY, Geraldine and husband, Tom Labbe of Eagle Lake, Gerald Saucier and fiancee, Lisa Pelletier of Cape Coral, FL., Beatrice and husband, Al Boyce of Bridgeton, Me., Elizabeth and husband, David Scott of Bristol, Ct., Diane and husband, Jeff Currie of Scarborough, Me. and Paul Saucier of Fort Kent. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and friends. He will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and especially his dog ” NAME”.
In addition to his parents, Max was predeceased by two siblings, Nancy Saucier at infancy and Roland Saucier.
A Mass of Christian burial, with full Military and 4th Degree Honors, was held Monday, July 10, at the St. Louis Catholic Church, Fort Kent. Committal services will follow in the Caribou VA Cemetery.
Those who wish may donate in Max’s memory to the St. John Vianney Renovation Fund, 26 E. Main St., Fort Kent, Me. 04743. Envelopes are available at the Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent.