Louis T. Dufour (1921—2018)

MADAWASKA, Maine — Louis T. Dufour, 97, passed away on April 2, 2018, at a Madawaska health care facility, with his family by his side. He was born in Fort Kent, on January 27, 1921, a son of the late Thomas and Leona (Chasse) Dufour.

Louis was a loving father and graciously supported his family. He was a proud WWII veteran and dedicated legionnaire who belonged to the Madawaska Post 147. He worked for Fraser Paper Company for 42 years and will always be remembered for being a talented musician.

Louis is survived by his five children, Cecile Tardif of St. David, Pauline Harquail and her husband, Richard, of Edmundston, NB, Charlotte Hebert of Edmundston, NB, Charles Dufour and his wife, Morgan, of Belfast, and Jean-Paul Dufour of Toronto, ON; seven grandchildren, Mark, Cindy, Karen, Nikkol, Sebastian, Ilsa, and Evelyn; one great-grandson, Vincent; one brother, Roland Dufour and his wife, Theresa, of Manchester, NH; one sister, Lucille Bouchard of Waterville, and many nieces and nephews. Louis was predeceased by his wife, Gilberte (Doucette) Dufour; three siblings, Dorilda, Irene, and Adrian; and one granddaughter, Denyse.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018, at the St. David Church. Family and friends may call at Lajoie Funeral Home on Sunday, April 8, 2018, from 6-8 p.m. For online condolences, please visit

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