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The Fortin Group

70 Horton Street, Lewiston, ME

OBITUARY

Donald E. Brule

August 6, 1936June 25, 2019
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AUBURN – Donald E. Brule, 82, of Lewiston, passed away on Tuesday June 25, 2019, at The Androscoggin Hospice House of Auburn with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on August 6, 1936, to the late Armand Brule and Vera (Jillson) Brule Gallant. He was a lifelong Lewiston/Auburn resident who attended Lewiston schools. Donald served his country faithfully as a member of The Army National Guard for several years until receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1960. He was employed for many years at Hall and Knight Hardware, and in his later years at the Auburn School Department.

Donald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Valerie (Winslow) Brule; his daughter, Michelle Greenier and her husband Jeffrey; as well as his grandchildren, Ryan Turcotte, Joseph Turcotte, Stephen Turcotte, Macey Berube and Meagan Berube; and several great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Colleen (Turcotte) Greeley. The family would like to thank all of the staff at The Hospice House for the care and support they provided.

Visitation will be held at The Fortin Group Funeral Home in Lewiston on Monday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Committal services will be held on Tuesday at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Donald’s memory to: The Androscoggin Hospice House 236 Stetson Rd.Auburn, ME 04210

Committal services will be held on Tuesday at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn at 11 a.m. A service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, Maine 04240. 784-4584

  • FAMILY

  • Donald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Valerie (Winslow) Brule; his daughter, Michelle Greenier and her husband Jeffrey; as well as his grandchildren, Ryan Turcotte, Joseph Turcotte, Stephen Turcotte, Macey Berube and Meagan Berube; and several great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Colleen (Turcotte) Greeley.
  • DONATIONS

  • Androscoggin Hospice House 236 Stetson Rd.Auburn, ME 04210

Services

  • Visitation Monday, July 1, 2019
  • Celebration of Life Service Monday, July 1, 2019
  • Committal Service Tuesday, July 2, 2019

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Steve Marsden

June 29, 2019

Dear Valerie and Michelle,
So very sorry to learn of Don’s passing. He was a good, kind and gentle man. We remember the good times when we moved Michelle and Jim to and from USM for 4 years. Great memories!
Our love to you both,
Steve & Claire Marsden

Diana GREENIER

June 29, 2019

Dear Macey and Meagan I know how much you loved your grandfather . He is at peace in heaven with your beautiful aunt Colleen. No more suffering.

Jeff Greenier

June 28, 2019

Don, I will dearly miss our talks about the Red Sox. I will be thinking of you every time I watch a Sox game. You were a good man with an big heart and you loved your family very much. I will make sure to be there always for Michelle and Valerie. Take comfort in knowing this and rest in peace knowing that we will be okay. I hope you are once again reunited with your beautiful daughter Colleen. Love, Jeffrey.

Diana Greenier

June 28, 2019

Dear Brule Family,
Our Deepest Sympathy for the loss of your husband, father and grandfather, he is now at peace and reunited with his lovely daughter.
The Greenier Family

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Biography

AUBURN – Donald E. Brule, 82, of Lewiston, passed away on Tuesday June 25, 2019, at The Androscoggin Hospice House of Auburn with his loving family by his side. He was born in Lewiston on August 6, 1936, to the late Armand Brule and Vera (Jillson) Brule Gallant. He was a lifelong Lewiston/Auburn resident who attended Lewiston schools. Donald served his country faithfully as a member of The Army National Guard for several years until receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1960. He was employed for many years at Hall and Knight Hardware, and in his later years at the Auburn School Department.

Donald is survived by his wife of 62 years, Valerie (Winslow) Brule; his daughter, Michelle Greenier and her husband Jeffrey; as well as his grandchildren, Ryan Turcotte, Joseph Turcotte, Stephen Turcotte, Macey Berube and Meagan Berube; and several great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Colleen (Turcotte) Greeley.The family would like to thank all of the staff at The Hospice House for the care and support they provided.


Visitation will be held at The Fortin Group Funeral Home in Lewiston on Monday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. A Celebration of Life Service will follow at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Committal services will be held on Tuesday at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn at 11 a.m.

Committal Services will be held on Tuesday at Gracelawn Memorial Park in Auburn at 11 a.m. A Service of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston, Maine 04240. 784-4584 In lieu of flowers,donations can be made in Donald’s memory to: The Androscoggin Hospice House 236 Stetson Rd.Auburn, ME 04210