Noel A. Plante

December 24, 1934March 7, 2019

South Paris- Noel A Plante, 84, of Mexico, passed away at Stephens Memorial Hospital March 7, 2019 of declining health. He was born in Stratford Center Quebec, Canada on December 24, 1934 one of 13 brothers and sisters of Arthur and Rosalie Plante. In 1937 he came to Rumford Maine and was adopted by Aime and Georgiana Bissonette. He graduated from Stephens High School in the class of 1953. Noel was in the Army from 1957 to 1959 but was recalled for the Berlin Air Lift in 1961. He received an honorable discharge with a rank of E.4. He was employed for 40 years with Boise Cascade on the super calendars, retiring in 1996. He was a Communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior. In Noel’s earlier days, he loved to ride his motorcycle and was a forever Red Sox fan. He always kept his cars and bikes spotless, he would often said, you take care of them, they will take care of you. He especially loved watching his great grandchildren play baseball, softball and basketball and especially family gatherings and birthday parties. He is survived by his wife of 40 years Nancy C Plante. One son Bruce Plante of Rumford Maine, Daughter Lisa Moore and husband Dennis of Bryant Pond Maine, three step-children, Kevin VanDeursen and wife Carol of Lewiston Maine, Betsy Loveless and husband Fred of Brunswick Maine, Rusty VanDeursen of New Hampshire. Nine grandchildren- Erica Robin and husband Brandon of Mexico Maine, Corey Moore and wife Chantelle of Lewiston Maine, Shelby Moore and fiancé’ Neil Deangelis of Bryant Pond Maine, Meagan VanDeursen and companion Shawn Philbrick of Lisbon Maine, Justin Shimamura of Boston Mass, Seth VanDeursen of Lewiston Maine, Molly VanDeursen of Boston Mass, Cassidy VanDeursen of Salt Lake City Utah, Jake VanDeursen of New Hampshire. Six great grandchildren Konnor and Kylie Robin of Mexico Maine, Avery and Kinsley Moore of Lewiston Maine, Silas and Maverick Philbrick of Lisbon Maine and several Nieces and Nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and 12 brothers and sisters. The family would like to thank: Augusta Veterans Home Staff, Stephens Memorial Hospital Staff, Beacon House Hospice Staff for their kindness, wonderful care of our father during his stay.


  • Arthur Plante, Father
  • Rosalie (Bergeron) Plante, Mother
  • Nancy V. (Corkum) Plante, Wife
  • Bruce Plante, Son
  • Lisa Moore & Husband Dennis, Daughter
  • Alice Mateau, Niece
  • Noel is also survived by Nine Grandchildren and Two Great Grandchildren.

  • In lieu of flowers donations in Noel's memory may be made to the Maine Veterans Home 477 High Street South Paris, ME


  • Mass of Christian Burial Saturday, March 16, 2019

Noel A. Plante

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Norman Towle

March 13, 2019

Keeping Noel in our prayers and thinking of you Nancy. Our sympathies, Butch and Donna Towle

Brendala Anspaugh

March 11, 2019

Sorry for the loss within your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you.