Gilles Rodolphe Dugal (1941-2018)

MADAWASKA, Maine — Gilles Rodolphe Dugal, 77, passed away on May 29, 2018, in Bangor, ME. He was born on January 8, 1941, the son of George Emile and Germaine (Boucher) Dugal in St. Agatha, ME.

He worked at Fraser Paper for 10 years and then was the Assistant Manager of a Maine State Liquor store for 36 years. He was a Knights of Columbus member (4th degree) and was a fireman for the St. Agatha Fire Department. He was a dedicated sports fan, in particular for the Boston Red Sox or any other New England team. He coached a women’s summer softball league for many years. He loved photography and was a collector of many things including coins, stamps and model cars (but only FORD) cars). He was a dedicated fan for his children’s sporting events and always had words of encouragement and support. He cherished his three grandsons and loved spending time with his family. He was known by many for his sense of humor and being a jokester.

He is survived by his wife, Ginette (Albert) Dugal of Madawaska, one son, Mark Dugal and his wife, Jeanna, of Lisbon, ME, one daughter, Lynn and her husband, Doug King, of Bangor; three brothers, Cecil, George and his wife, Ginette, and Leo James Dugal, all of Madawaska; two sisters, Raymonde Vanier of Montreal, and Roberta and her husband, Louis Perron, of Lewiston, ME, one brother-in-law, Andre Fullum, and one sister-in-law, Delores Dugal; as well as three grandchildren, Ryan King, Adam King, and Kylan Dugal.

He was predeceased by one brother, Gabriel, a sister, Pierette, a brother-in-law, Claude Vanier, and a sister-in-law, Claudette.

Friends and relatives called at the Michaud Funeral Home in St. Agatha on Monday, June 4, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. till 9:45 a.m. A mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. James Plourde officiating. Donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association of Maine.

Thank you to all the Staff at High View Rehab and Nursing Center for the care provided.

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