Armand E. Arel

February 21, 1924April 17, 2013

Auburn - Armand E. Arel, 89 of New Auburn passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. He was born in Sanford, February 21, 1924 son of the late Ernest and Helena Guertin Arel. Armand served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was married June 1, 1946 to Lucille Cote. He had been employed as a foreman at Lombard Shoe, retiring from Norway Shoe Company. He was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish at St. Louis Church, American Legion Post # 153 of New Auburn, New Auburn Social Club and Prospect Hill Golf course. He is survived by his wife Lucille of New Auburn; a daughter, Joan Giguere and husband Robert of Lisbon Falls; a grandson, Rodney Giguere and wife Rhonda of Scarborough; three great grand daughters, Jaimie, Jenna and Jessica Giguere; two sisters, Pauline Janelle of Tolland, Connecticut and Anita Olehowski and husband Paul of Lewiston. You are invited to share your condolences with the Arel family by visiting their guest book at


  • Visitation Friday, April 19, 2013
  • Visitation Friday, April 19, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, April 20, 2013

Armand E. Arel

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April 20, 2013

We send you our heartfelt sympathies in the loss of Armand.

Yolande and Ray Fecteau

Bettyanne Janelle

April 19, 2013

Uncle Armand was a loving husband, brother, Papa, Uncle, and friend to many and he will be dearly missed. Mom and I are sad that we cannot make the trip to say our goodbyes. We are with the family in thought and prayer this week.

Anne Bole

April 19, 2013

Words can't tell you how much Uncle Armand meant to Ray and I and we are going to miss him. We always enjoyed our visits together. Our prayers and love go out to his family. We shall always cherish our great memories. Love, Anne & Ray..

April 19, 2013

We will miss you so much Papa and we all love you. You will always be in our hearts.

Jaimie, Jenna and Jessica

April 18, 2013

Rest in peace Uncle Armand we will miss you!
Love Always, Danielle and Brandon