OBITUARY

Albert A. Dionne

November 19, 1917December 10, 2013

AUBURN - Albert A. Dionne, 96 formerly of 96 Pond Road, Lewiston passed away peacefully at Bolster Heights in Auburn on Tuesday, Dec. 10. He was born in Lewiston on Nov. 19, 1917 son of the late Ludger and Irene Turcotte Dionne. He served in the Army during WW II from 1941 to 1945. He served in North Africa, Corsica and France where he met his wife Angèle of Toulon, France. She passed away June 8, 2011. They were married 66 years. He was honorably discharged in 1945 as a Staff Sargent and asked to be buried in the same uniform he had stored all these years, a patriot to the end. He was a weaver by trade and an avid carpenter in his spare time. He built his own house and countless other projects involving wood. During his free time he loved reading books and magazines especially if it involved any form of history. He was a first cousin to Norm Dionne whom the M.P.V. football trophy is named after at Lewiston High School and the V.F.W. is named in Auburn. He is survived by a son, André Dionne and wife Donna of Lewiston; a daughter, Colette Dionne of Northampton, Mass.; a grandson, Marc Dionne of Lewiston; a great grandson, Isaac of Turner. The family wants to thank the "whole" staff at Bolster for taking care of Albert like he was literally one of their own family from day one to the end. You are invited to share your condolences with the Dionne family by visiting their guest book at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial Saturday at 11:00 AM at Holy Family Church. Committal with military honors to follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St. Lewiston 784-4584

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Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, December 14, 2013
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Albert A. Dionne

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December 16, 2013

Andy, Donna and family, so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Louise & David

Kelly Burnham

December 13, 2013

Andre and Colette, it was a pleasure and an honor to have your father at Bolster. He certainly brightened many of my days. May he find eternal sunshine and happiness with your mother in heaven. He will be greatly missed each and every day.

BART TRACY

December 13, 2013

Sorry to hear about your dad's passing. He is in heaven with your Mom looking over you and your family. Our prayers are with you and your family. Bart & Carol

December 13, 2013

Andy and family, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time.
Kelly and Paul Sirois.

December 12, 2013

Colette, so sorry for your loss. I am meeting with Sheila today for lunch. I will let her know about your dad.

Brenda Bamford

FROM THE FAMILY