OBITUARY

Alcide B. Dupile

January 21, 1937June 15, 2014
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Alcide B. "Brad" Dupile, 77, of Lewiston, Maine passed away peacefully on Fathers Day Sunday, June 15, 2014, after years of declining health, surrounded by his family. "Brad" was born in Lewiston, Maine on January 21, 1937 and was the only son of the late Alcide J. and Bellina M. Dupile. After high school, Brad served his country faithfully in the United States Army from 1955-1959. From there, he joined the United States National Guard. After serving his country, he served his city as a member of the Lewiston Fire Department, where he reached the rank of Deputy Chief in addition, he also was Vice President of the Firefighters Union. He served from 1966-1995. While working as a firefighter, he proudly completed his college degree from Southern Maine Vocational Tech. He met and married the love of his life Joan M. Courbron in 1958. Together they have five children, twelve grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. After their children were raised Brad and Joan purchased a camper and a boat named "The Rowdy" where they enjoyed many years of fun with family and friends. Brad enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, especially camping, and attending their sporting events. He loved traveling with his wife to many places including Mohegan Sun, Cabbage Island, and going on cruises. He was also an avid animal lover. Brad is survived by his wife Joan Dupile, his son Bradford Dupile and wife Lauri, son Clifford Dupile and wife Judy, son Larry Dupile, daughter Linda Daigle and husband Michael, and daughter Penny Babb. Sister-in-law Pauline Gagnon and husband, Henry, of Lewiston and many beloved and special nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his mom and dad and sister Gilda Komorski. "Hey, don't forget Christmas is coming" - Brad Dupile.

Online condolences and photo gallery at www.thefortingroupauburn.com Visitation Fortin / Auburn Thursday 2 - 4 & 6 - 8 Celebration of Life Service at the funeral home Friday 11:00 am. Committal with military honors to follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Donations may be made to Lewiston Firefighters Scholarship Fund 2 College St. Lewiston, Maine 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home 217 Turner St; Auburn, Maine 04210 207 783-8584

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, June 19, 2014
  • Visitation Thursday, June 19, 2014
  • Celebration of Life Service Friday, June 20, 2014
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Penny Babb

October 22, 2014

always so proud to be your daughter dad..thank you for all the great memories we share..whether it was with you and Mom or just you and I..I miss you and love you so much

steve hinds

June 26, 2014

How I enjoyed working with Brad at Central back in the 70's never a dull moment. I also was lucky enough to have attended Fire Science classes with Brad as well. Rest in peace my friend.

Maurice Bolduc

June 20, 2014

Bert Lavoie

June 20, 2014

Joan, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. I was so sorry to hear about Brad. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. It has been years since I have seen you and Brad, it was always a pleasure to see you and work side by side with Brad either at fires or in the station . Never a dull moment when Brad was around!

Louise Martel

June 20, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. Our deepest condolences may he RIP---The Martel and Nash Family

Tracy Geer

June 19, 2014

Fathers Day is a day we celebrate our fathers for they have done for their families. Today I celebrate Alcide, He was a husband, a father and a friend to many, to me he was a hero. I had the pleasure of meeting him a few years ago and under that grumpy exterior was a teddy bear, over the years his grumble turned to laughter. I will always cherish my visits to his house. He made me a better man and for that I cant thank him enough. Joan I heart felt sympathies go out to you and your family.. I toast you Alcide Dupile a hero in my eyes forever...

Claude & Sheri Verville & Family

June 19, 2014

We are very sorry that we can't be there with you at this difficult time but we are thinking of you all and praying that your love for your family gets you through this with an even greater love and respect for each other xoxo

Kaylene Stephens

June 19, 2014

So sorry for your loss, thoughts and prayers to the family.

George & Mary Holmes

June 18, 2014

To the Dupile Family,
Our sympathies and prayers go out to your family .Although it is hard to lose a loved one, you will always have the memories. God Bless all of you.

Mike Henson

June 18, 2014

We send our condolences, thoughts and prayers to your family. We have been friends to your family for many years and he will be greatly missed by all!
The Henson Family