Robert Gagnon (1946—2018)

ST. DAVID, Maine — Robert Gagnon, 71, passed away suddenly at home on Sunday, January 21, 2018. He was born in Frenchville on October 20, 1946, to Antoine and Irene “Ringuette” Gagnon.

He lived in Connecticut for a few years before returning to Maine. He worked at Ouellette Farms, Sirois Dairy, and then MPG Dairy and Fraser Paper. He was a past member of the Madawaska Fire Department for many years until health became an issue. He loved road trips, shopping, going to restaurants, craft shows, TV and radio, word find puzzles, but most of all sitting in his backyard swing watching farmers working their fields and the birds coming to the feeders and feeding pet chipmunks. Until recently he enjoyed using his two John Deere tractors mowing grass and snowblowing.

He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanne (Cyr) of 51 years, a great husband and father; one son, Tom, both of St. David, one brother, Richard and his wife, Linda, of East Hartford, CT, one uncle, Armand and his wife, Gloria, of St. Agatha, along with many cousins, nieces, and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.

A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on May 12, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. at St. David Catholic Church. Friends and relatives gave their condolences to the family from 9:15 a.m. till time of service.

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