OBITUARY

Bertrand P. Cloutier Sr.

March 16, 1937May 6, 2019

TOGUS: Bertrand P. Cloutier, 82, of Greene passed away on Monday May 6, 2019 at Togus Springs Hospice VA Medical Center in Togus surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lewiston on March 16, 1937 a son of the late Lorenzo and Dora (Jutras) Cloutier. He grew up in the Lewiston area and attended local schools there. After finishing school, Bert proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. On December 19, 1959 he married Lorraine Allen and the two of them started a family together. During that time, Bert worked in various shoe shops sewing shoes and later was a self-employed carpenter until his retirement. Bert will always be remembered for his love of going out to eat with his sisters and family for lunch on Thursdays; camping and Blue Grass festivals, going to various fairs, and trips to Canada for Maple Sugar Events. He is survived by his children, Jane Boucher of Auburn & Companion Steven Morin, David Cloutier & wife Linda of Greene and Bertrand Cloutier Jr. of Leeds; his three grandchildren, Kaley & Andrea Boucher & Patrick Cloutier as well as his one great granddaughter, Sage Anketell. He also leaves behind his five sisters, Vada Wright of Lewiston, Arlene Poirier of Minot, Theresa Bernier of Lewiston, Georgette Turcotte of Greene and Lorraine Packard of Sabattus; his brother-in-law, Rosaire Morin of Greene; His sisters in Law, Janice Cloutier of Durham, Sally (Robert) Willard of Lewiston, Elaine Lebel of Auburn, and Mary Lou (Charles) Bears of Washington, DC and several nieces, nephews and close friends. Bert was predeceased by his loving wife Lorraine in 2012, two brothers, Henry & Wilfred Cloutier; four sisters, Lucienne Maheux, Juliette Polley, Stella Morin and Rita Roy. This family wishes to offer special thanks to the Maine VA Togus Springs Hospice for the care and compassion that was shown to Bert during his final days along with Firstlight Home Care for all the in home care he received. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.thefortingroupauburn.com Visitation will be at Fortin\Auburn on Thursday May 9, 2019 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. A Liturgy of the Word service will take place on Friday May 10, 2019 at 11am also at the funeral home. Interment will be at Valley Cemetery in Greene at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group \ Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home 217 Turner St. Auburn, 783-8545.

  • FAMILY

  • He is survived by his children, Jane Boucher of Auburn & Companion Steven Morin, David Cloutier & wife Linda of Greene and Bertrand Cloutier Jr. of Leeds; his three grandchildren, Kaley & Andrea Boucher & Patrick Cloutier as well as his one great granddaughter, Sage Anketell. He also leaves behind his five sisters, Vada Wright of Lewiston, Arlene Poirier of Minot, Theresa Bernier of Lewiston, Georgette Turcotte of Greene and Lorraine Packard of Sabattus; his brother-in-law, Rosaire Morin of Greene;
    His sisters in Law, Janice Cloutier of Durham, Sally (Robert) Willard of Lewiston, Elaine Lebel of Auburn, and Mary Lou (Charles) Bears of Washington, DC and several nieces, nephews and close friends.
    Bert was predeceased by his loving wife Lorraine in 2012, two brothers, Henry & Wilfred Cloutier; four sisters, Lucienne Maheux, Juliette Polley, Stella Morin and Rita Roy.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Visitation Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Liturgy of the Word Friday, May 10, 2019

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Jane Boucher

May 8, 2019

"Dads hold our hands for a little while, but hold our hearts forever" Thank you for everything you have done, all your love and support throughout my life. With all my love Jane, you will be missed but not forgotten.

Kaley Boucher

May 7, 2019

Pepere you will be missed. Thank you for the many memories from taking us camping, going to Canada on the Sugar trips to just visiting with you at your home. I will love you always and forever. Continue watching over us and most of all enjoy being with Memere again.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY