Gedeon Joseph Corriveau (1926—2017)

MADAWASKA, Maine — Gedeon Joseph Corriveau, 91, passed away on December 9, 2017, in Madawaska. He was born on July 19, 1926, in Frenchville, ME, to George Corriveau and Roseanna Cote Corriveau.

After high school, he served in the Army as a Combat Engineer during the Korean War, building roads in Alaska. After returning to help his father, he met the love of his life, Aline Belanger, and married in 1953. They enjoyed 65 years together and raised eight children. He worked at Fraser Paper, as well as owned and operated a buckwheat gristmill. He served with the Frenchville Fire Department for 66 years and was a member of the American Legion and the VFW.

He is survived by his spouse, Aline, of Madawaska, and his children: sons, George (Jocelyne), and Michael (Rilda), and daughters, Rose Michaud (Don), Cecile Goslin (Paul), Monique Pelletier (Tom), Lisa Daigle (Jim), Nicole Corriveau (William); as well as 23 grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren; brother Ronald Corriveau of Colchester, CT; and numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews. He was predeceased in death by his parents, brothers, Fidele and Camille, sisters, Candide, Juliette, Sr. Candide, D.W. and Gabrielle and son, Marc.

Relatives and friends called at the Michaud Funeral Home in St. Agatha, ME, on Tuesday, December 12, from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, December 13, from 8:30-9:30 a.m. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. at St. Luce Church in Frenchville, ME, with Fr. Jim Plourde officiating. Burial will be at the St. Luce Cemetery in the Spring.

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