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Normand E. Guerette

October 23, 1933November 17, 2021
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.Normand E. Guerette 1933 - 2021

Normand Guerette, 88, of Auburn, ME, passed away on November 17, 2021, at Maine Medical Center following a sudden illness. Norm was born on October 23, 1933, in Lewiston, ME to Raoul and Marie Louise (Ouellette) Guerette and was the youngest of five children. As a teen, he loved playing baseball and football and was a graduate of the ELHS class of 1953. Following graduation, he served in the US Army during the Korean Conflict. Norm married the love of his life, Mary Jane Asselin, on April 11, 1959, and they were happily married for 62 years. Together they had four children: Dan, John, Ann, and Jeff. Being a kind and dependable husband, dad, pépère, great pépère, brother, and friend was of the utmost importance to Norm. He certainly did not disappoint when it came to wholeheartedly loving his family. Lieutenant "Cookie" Guerette was a police officer for the City of Auburn from 1958 to 1995. He loved serving the City of Auburn and was a staple in the community he served. In addition, Norm served as President of the Auburn Police Benefit Association, Eucharistic Minister at St. Louis Church, Board of Directors at St. Louis Parish Council and New Auburn Federal Credit Union, and member of the Knights of Columbus. After retirement, Norm and MJ enjoyed traveling. Norm loved watching his grandchildren's sporting events, plays, and musicals. He liked going to Auburn Rec men's softball games with his friend Bill Bilodeau and heckling the kids who grew up in the neighborhood. Additionally, he loved getting together with his ELHS classmates for their monthly luncheons. Norm is survived by his wife Mary Jane Guerette; son Dan; daughter Ann Therriault and husband Michael; son Jeff and wife Carolyn; grandchildren Corey Therriault and his wife Abigail, Ian Therriault, Emma, Abby, and Jonathan Guerette, and great-grandchildren Landon and Nora Therriault. Also, two sisters-in-law Mary Ann Vallee and Irene Coady, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; his son, John; a brother, Robert Guerette; three sisters, Lucille Guerette, Muriel Davis, and Carmen Guerette. The family has designated Auburn PAL (Police Activities League - serving at-risk youth) for memorial contributions https://www.auburnpal.com/donate. Visitation Fortin Group / AUBURN Monday 2-6 PM. Funeral Sacred Heart Church Tuesday 11 AM followed by committal at St. Peter's Cemetery. To leave a message in the family's on-line guestbook, please visit www.thefortingroupauburn.com A service of The Fortin Group Funeral and Cremation service, 217 Turner St. AUBURN, 783-8545.

Services

30 November

Funeral Mass

11:00 am

Sacred Heart Church


Auburn, ME

30 November

Committal Prayers

12:15 pm

St. Peter's Cemetery


Lewiston, ME

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Monday, November 29, 2021

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Roger Bouffard

November 29, 2021

Mary Jane and family,

Our condolences to you and your family. May the wonderful times your shared with Norm comfort you today and always

Roger M. & Yvonne F. Bouffard

mark Vasiliauskas

November 28, 2021

So sorry to hear of Norm's passing. He was an incredible role model for many of us kids back in the late 60's, New Auburn has lost an iconic figure whom will be missed. Besides many family gatherings, my favorite Norm memory ls Norm and I lowering and folding the American flag in the traffic island between Lou's variety and the family business Gino's pizza.
As a new boy scout I was honored and privileged to help Norm with this patriotic duty.
God bless you Norm, may you rest in peace. Keep an eye on us!

Mark Vasiliauskas
Gino's boy

Maurice Nadeau

November 28, 2021

MaryJane and family, we’re very sorry to read that Norm passed away. He certainly was a special man. You’re in our prayers and thoughts.
Maurice and Claudie Nadeau

Ivan Boudreau

November 28, 2021

Please accept my most sincere condolance to the family of Normand Guerette. May you be comforted by the Holy Spirit at this time of great lost.

Ivan G. Boudreau, Retired Lewiston Police Officer and Brother
Knight of Columbus

Dr Scott Foisy

November 27, 2021

My deepest condolences to the family. Norm was a role model for me and impacted my life in the early 1960’s while he was my flag football coach and again later while he was a police officer. May he rest in peace.

Irene Coady

November 24, 2021

My love and prayers are with you Mary Jane, Dan, Ann Marie and Jeff, Norm was special to all who knew him, we will all miss him.

love, Irene

Anita Boisvert Poulin

November 24, 2021

To the Normand E. and Mary Jane Guerette family

I'm so sorry to hear that Mr. Guerette has passed.
Please accept my sincere sympathy.
He was a highly respected man in the twin cities. His smile always warmed my heart. He made a positive difference in the life he led!
How blessed you all are as a family to have had him as a mentor.
May the memory of his warm smile bring you peace.
Sincerely,
Anita Boisvert Poulin

Peter Mador

November 24, 2021

To the Guerette Family, my sincere condolences on the passing of Norm. He was a true gentlemen, an outstanding police officer and an all around good man. May he rest in Peace..

Christopher Plourde

November 24, 2021

Jeff, your father was a wonderful man. I remember all the times I’d be over at your house growing up, and whenever he got home from work, he’d still have a smile on his face when he saw all of us. My deepest condolences to you, Mary Jane, and the entire family.

Lucille Hawley

November 24, 2021

To my dear friend Maryjane and family, we have lost a wonderful, kind gentle man. A man with great integrity. A wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend. My heart is broken for all of you. May all your wonderful memories be stored in your hearts forever. I will miss Norm's beautiful smile and that twinkle in his eye. I will miss you Norm, until we meet again. Hugs, Luci Hawley

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