FORT KENT, Maine – Herman Guimond, 90, passed away peacefully, with the love of his family, on July 26, 2017, at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility. He was born in Wallagrass, January 11, 1927, the son of Albert and Mabel (Belanger) Guimond.
Herman served in the US Army during W.W.II from 1945 to 1947. He was a member of the Fort Kent VFW Lozier O’Grady Post #9609 and also a member of the Fort Kent Knights of Columbus Council# 1934.
He worked for many years for TS Pinkham Inc. and Pell and Pell Inc. as a woods camp supervisor. He also owned his own Case Equipment Dealership for many years.
Herman was an avid outdoorsman and taught his family the value of hard work and perseverance. All his children have become successful businessmen and entrepreneurs, because of the values he instilled in them. He continued to pass this legacy on to his grandchildren. He especially enjoyed spending time at his camp in Spaulding Pond and First Lake Wallagrass. Friends and family will always remember his famous last word to most were, “La,La”.
He is survived by his eight children, Joel and wife, Rena Mae, of Wallagrass, Gail and husband, Bob Sirois, of Fort Kent, Daniel and wife, Shirley, of McNeal, AZ. Larry and wife, Debbie, of Fort Kent, Tim and wife, Cheryl, of Fort Kent, Debbie and husband, Barney Daigle, of Livermore Falls, Dale Guimond of Wallagrass, Bruce and wife, Carol, of Hermon. He was blessed with 19 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. One sister, Mary Daigle of Fort Kent; one brother, Albert “June” Guimond and wife, Pauline, of Fort Kent. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his beloved wife, Noella (Pinette) Guimond, in 2012; and by his two sisters, Mildred and Florence.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated with full Military Honors 10:00 am Saturday, August 19, 2017, at St. Louis Catholic Church in Fort Kent. Those who wish in Herman’s memory may donate to the VFW Lozier Post # 9609, PO Box 265, Fort Kent Mills, ME 04744. Services are in the care of Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent.