Albert L. Deschene

April 19, 1928October 19, 2013

TOGUS: Albert L. Deschene, 85, of Lisbon passed away Saturday morning at the VA Hospital in Togus with his family by his side. He was born in Auburn on April 19, 1928 a son of the late William and Marie Anna (Landry) Deschene. He grew up in the Auburn area and attended local schools there. Albert was a veteran of the United States Navy and served his country proudly during WWII. On August 30, 1948 he married the love of his life Florianne Pratt in Rock Island, Canada and they started a family together. Albert was an avid hunter and fisherman. He also really enjoyed snowmobiling. He was a life member of the VFW as well. He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Florianne Deschene of Lisbon, 8 children Rene of Lisbon Falls, Gerald and his wife Jane of Poland, Roland of Poland, Doris Beaulieu of Smithfield, Donald and his wife Donna of Lewiston, Marian Frost and her husband Terrance of Levant, Janet Enos and her husband Larry of Turner and Paul and his wife Tonia of Lewiston; a sister Therese Morin of Lewiston; a brother Fernand and his wife Marguerite of East Angus, Canada; and 2 sister-in-laws Laurette Duquette and Leose Ducharme. He also leaves behind 23 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter Linda Card and a brother Gerard Deschene. You are invited to share your thoughts, condolences and fond memories with Albert’s family through their guest book at

Visiting hours will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday October 22, 2013 from 2-4pm and 6-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday October 23, 2013 at Holy Trinity Church in Lisbon at 10am. A committal service with military honors will follow at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Arrangements are under the care of Crosman Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 40 Main St. Lisbon Falls, 353-4951


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 22, 2013
  • Visitation Tuesday, October 22, 2013
  • Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, October 23, 2013

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Marilyn DeSoto

October 23, 2013

I will miss seeing your smile at Togus every week. My sympathy to his family.

Karen Shaw

October 22, 2013

Sorry for your loss. He will be deeply missed and never forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time.

October 22, 2013

Sorry to learn of your loss, you are the perfect neighbors and I will never
forget Alberts most beautiful smile. He was always glad to see me walking
the old country road out back and said I would always be welcome there.
Thanks Albert, I liked you too. Rita J. Moffatt

Cornelius Ware

October 21, 2013

"We are sorry for your families loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. We are thankful for his dedication and service to our country. Our fellow comrade will be missed. Sincerely
James and Janet Ware

Martha Enos

October 21, 2013

Papa, sorry we can not be home to celebrate your life with our family, but we love you and miss you. Stories, hugs, Kisses and all! God Bless. - Love you, Martha and Andrew Shaw

Nicole & Ray Pratte-Ainaire

October 21, 2013

We salute your veteran. I will always remember him greeting us with a beautiful smile. Our condoleances for your loss.

Natashia Parker

October 21, 2013

Grampy, you were a wonderful man and gave all of us grandchildren many memories to carry on with us. You will be missed by all of us. I love you grampy and I know you and Aunt Linda are watching over us all now.xoxo