OBITUARY

Edgar H. Carrier

October 1, 1940September 25, 2020

RUMFORD: Edgar H. Carrier, 79, of Roxbury peacefully passed away on Friday September 25, 2020 at the Rumford Community Home. He was born in Scotstown, Quebec on October 1, 1940 a son of the late Herve and Helena (Duperron) Carrier. He grew up in Woburn, Quebec. He was from a family of thirteen children. He moved to Maine in 1961 along with his new bride, Odette. He was a lifelong woodsman who loved his work. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and camping with his good friends and family. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Club and the Snowshoe Club. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He is survived by his wife, Odette (Dubrule) Carrier, and his four children, Frances Hannon, Alain Carrier, Maurice Carrier, and Robert Carrier. He also leaves behind his three brothers and five sisters along with his seven grandchildren, two great grandchildren, one on the way and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his four brothers. Condolences and fond memories may be shared with the family at www.sgthibaultfuneralhome.com The family wishes to express their sincere thanks to the staff of the Rumford Community Home for the brief, yet very compassionate and professional care they showed Edgar during his time with them. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, there will be no services at this time. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 250 Penobscot St. Rumford, ME.

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Johanne Carrier

October 3, 2020

Mes sincères sympathies à ma tante Odette et à France, Alain, Maurice et Bob. Je vous aime beaucoup. Mon oncle Edgar restera dans mes souvenirs pour toujours. Il était un homme bon et généreux et il partageait sa joie de vivre avec les autres. Il est un bel exemple pour tous.

Carmen and Real TREMBLAY- Dumont

October 3, 2020

Nous sommes très peinés du départ d'Edgar et nous sommes de tout coeur avec toi Odette et tes enfants. Bon courage.

Lisa Chartier/walsh

September 29, 2020

I cannot remember a time in my life when edgar and odette were not a part of it. My thoughts are with the Carrier family during this difficult time.

Michelle & mike mador

September 29, 2020

We are so sad to hear of edgars passing.
Lots of great memories of him here at the campground. He was a great guy.

Gene Towle

September 29, 2020

When I think of my friend Edga I can’t help but think about his command of the English language. And his superior way he could tell a joke. And he wasn’t a bad pole dancer. His family was always number ONE, but us friends felt also like number ONE. He was sure number ONE with us. Go with God my friend. Tell we meet again. With all my love. Gene

Dennis & Ruth Daniel

September 29, 2020

Edgar was a very pleasant customer of ours at Ellis Pond Variety. Edgar frequented our establishment and often told us stories about how he loved working in the woods and his many hunting trips. We enjoyed each and every story. He made our small part of the world a better place.

Mark Cote

September 28, 2020

The first day I met Edgar was in the woods he owned called the Bean Farm behind my home. He was there with Blackie, his black lab. It was hunting season and I was coming down his trail with my ATV. He hurried Blackie in to his truck and stood there with his signature smile just like the one in this photo to greet me.

I stopped and introduced myself. We shared a property line and I was getting to know the area. We became fast friends and soon, I became the unofficial caretaker of the property as if I was one of his kids. He gave me free reign and I in turn, took care of the road and kept him informed of the general health of the land.

Shortly after, Edgar invited me on a hunting trip to Anticosti Island with his son Alain, brother in law Real, and nephew Marco. It was one of the best trips ever, in fact, thanks to him, I still continue to go there to date.

If I had to pick one thought to describe Edgar, I would say family man. The pride he showed in his family was extraordinarily moving. He was proud of all of them and talked about them all the time. His kids, his grandchildren and great grandchildren were topics of discussion often, always with that same smile. Their victories were his victories; their pain was his pain. He was aware of, and involved in, all aspects of their lives.

It didn't stop there...anyone in his circle was treated with the same love and respect. I was lucky enough to be one of them. He accepted me as a member of the family. I am fortunate to be in that circle.

While we are all sad to see our friend pass to the next world, I personally find comfort that his life was full and complete. He knew he was loved by us all, and we all know how much he loved us...he told us every day. That memory and smile will never fade in my heart...nor will it fade in yours.

Until we meet again Edgar Carrier... thank you for everything, I'm gonna miss you.

Your friend,

Mark

Bill Scott

September 28, 2020

My family and I would like to express our condolences to Odette and the children. Our families shared many good times and he will be missed. Please keep us updated on any future services. You all are in our prayers and May God Bless and keep you all.

Lauris Dolloff

September 28, 2020

Bill and I send out condolences to the entire family. We have lost a truly great friend whom we both love very much. We enjoyed all the times we spent with Edgar and Odette. We thought the world of his kids, Allen, Bob, Mo, and Fran. Edgar always told everyone Bill was like a brother to him. Edgar was always asking about our grandson, Christopher because he said Christopher was the only one he ever saw that could lace his boots the way he did. He was such a great family man and it showed in his everyday living. Always had that smile. He will be missed. RIP Edgar

Linda LeBlanc

September 28, 2020

Our prayers and sympathy for the family. He was a wonderful family man. Our favorite memory is his love of music and the gatherings at his home. You will be missed. RIP Edgar.

FROM THE FAMILY

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