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The Fortin Group

217 Turner Street, Auburn, ME

OBITUARY

Peter D. Letourneau Sr.

November 10, 1947January 28, 2020
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Peter D. Letourneau, Sr., 72, of Auburn passed away on Tuesday January 28, 2020 in Auburn, surrounded by his loving family. Peter was born in Boston, Massachusetts a son of the late Cecile (Dionne) and Felix Letourneau on November 10, 1947. He attended Boston English High School and Bentley College. He married Sandra Bourgault on September 9, 1967. He was a proud veteran of the armed forces, serving in the Army during the Vietnam War. He moved to Auburn, Maine, in the early 1970s and resided there until his passing. On August 5, 1989, he married Sandra Simard Nyberg in Auburn. He worked at Geiger for 42 years, retiring as Vice President of Sales in 2012. He was active in the community, serving as a member of the Auburn School Board, Tri-County Mental Health Board of Directors, Literacy Volunteers Board of Directors, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters Board of Directors. Peter enjoyed spending time with friends and family, playing poker on Thursday nights, doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles during the long Maine winters, taking the family dog Daisy for walks, and watching Red Sox and Patriots games. He will be fondly remembered for his kind, gentle nature, his generosity, and his love of puns and jokes.

Peter is survived by his wife Sandy Nyberg of Auburn, daughter Rene Letourneau and her husband Alan Baldwin of Scarborough, son Peter D. Letourneau, Jr. and his wife Barbara of California, PA., daughter Jennifer Kimble and her husband Leonard of Auburn, and grandchildren Dylan, Kathryn, Nathaniel, Max, and Jacob. He was preceded in death by his daughter Elizabeth, brothers Felix, Raymond, and William, sister Anne, and step-son Thomas Nyberg. The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to all the friends and family members who have supported us through this difficult time and to the team at the Androscoggin Hospice House for their care and kindness. Visiting hours will be at Fortin\Auburn from 4-6pm on Monday, February 3, 2020 followed by a Celebration of his life at 6pm also at the funeral home. Interment will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park in the spring at a later date. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Peter’s memory to Androscoggin Hospice House 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240 (Administrative Office). Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group \ Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 217 Turner St. Auburn, 783-8545.

  • FAMILY

  • Peter is survived by his wife Sandy Nyberg of Auburn, daughter Rene Letourneau and her husband Alan Baldwin of Scarborough, son Peter D. Letourneau, Jr. and his wife Barbara of California, PA., daughter Jennifer Kimble and her husband Leonard of Auburn, and grandchildren Dylan, Kathryn, Nathaniel, Max, and Jacob. He was preceded in death by his daughter Elizabeth, brothers Felix, Raymond, and William, sister Anne, and step-son Thomas Nyberg.
  • DONATIONS

  • Androscoggin Hospice House 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240 (Administrative Office).

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visiting Hours Monday, February 3, 2020
  • Celebration of Life Monday, February 3, 2020

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park in the spring

Memories

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Ken Handley

February 3, 2020

Both my wife Cacky and I will always remember Peter for his gentleness, kindness AND Humor. His poems were always the highlights of every sales conference we attended. As a colleague I will always regard Peter as the epitome of the Geiger Way...

Peg Dooley

February 1, 2020

Thank you so much for sharing your photos....a real nice guy from a Geiger Rep!

Linda Jones

January 31, 2020

I worked with Peter at Geiger and he really left a positive impression on me. He was always cheerful and very helpful. He lead by example and I looked up to him. Peter was one of the nicest men I have ever met and he had taught me to never give up. My prayers are with your family.

Diane Ruffo

January 31, 2020

At my wedding on April 29, 1995

Lisa Walker

January 31, 2020

My condolences to Peter's family I worked at Geiger I had a few conversations with him he was such a nice person.

Elaine Letourneau

January 30, 2020

1952

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Peter with his father Felix - 1970

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Peter on his 22nd birthday

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To live in the hearts we leave behind is not to die.

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Peter with his father Felix - 1970

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Peter on his 22nd birthday

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Peter - 1970

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Biography

Peter D. Letourneau, Sr., 72, of Auburn passed away on Tuesday January 28, 2020 in Auburn, surrounded by his loving family.

Peter was born in Boston, Massachusetts a son of the late Cecile (Dionne) and Felix Letourneau on November 10, 1947. He attended Boston English High School and Bentley College. He married Sandra Bourgault on September 9, 1967.

He was a proud veteran of the armed forces, serving in the Army during the Vietnam War. He moved to Auburn, Maine, in the early 1970s and resided there until his passing.

On August 5, 1989, he married Sandra Simard Nyberg in Auburn. He worked at Geiger for 42 years, retiring as Vice President of Sales in 2012.

He was active in the community, serving as a member of the Auburn School Board, Tri-County Mental Health Board of Directors, Literacy Volunteers Board of Directors, and Big Brothers, Big Sisters Board of Directors.

Peter enjoyed spending time with friends and family, playing poker on Thursday nights, doing jigsaw and crossword puzzles during the long Maine winters, taking the family dog Daisy for walks, and watching Red Sox and Patriots games. He will be fondly remembered for his kind, gentle nature, his generosity, and his love of puns and jokes.

Peter is survived by his wife Sandy Nyberg of Auburn, daughter Rene Letourneau and her husband Alan Baldwin of Scarborough, son Peter D. Letourneau, Jr. and his wife Barbara of California, PA., daughter Jennifer Kimble and her husband Leonard of Auburn, and grandchildren Dylan, Kathryn, Nathaniel, Max, and Jacob.

He was preceded in death by his daughter Elizabeth, brothers Felix, Raymond, and William, sister Anne, and step-son Thomas Nyberg.

The family wishes to extend their sincere thanks to all the friends and family members who have supported us through this difficult time and to the team at the Androscoggin Hospice House for their care and kindness.

Visiting hours will be at Fortin\Auburn from 4-6pm on Monday, February 3, 2020 followed by a Celebration of his life at 6pm also at the funeral home. Interment will be at Gracelawn Memorial Park in the spring at a later date. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Peter’s memory to Androscoggin Hospice House 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240 (Administrative Office). Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group \ Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 217 Turner St. Auburn, 783-8545.