J. Andre Baillargeon, 82, of Biddeford died Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Scarborough Terrace. He was born January 12, 1935 in Biddeford a son of Joseph and Delia (Lamontagne) Baillargeon and was educated locally, graduating from St. Louis High School in the Class of 1954. He then attended the University of Connecticut for two years.
On July 4, 1956 he married Priscilla Desrochers in St. Andre’s Church.
He served 7 years in the Naval Reserve.
Andy had been employed for 12 years with Pratt & Whitney in Connecticut; returning to Maine he spent 15 years at Pratt’s North Berwick plant. For 30 years he was a part time real estate broker in the real estate office that he and his wife Priscilla operated.
He was a member of Saco Bay Rotary, and had been recognized by Rotary International as a Paul Harris Fellow. Andy was a charter member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Joseph Council # 12941, a member of the Biddeford 50+ Club; he also served on the board of directors of Counseling Services Inc.
Preceding him in death were sisters Lucille Knox and Therese Petrin and a brother Robert Baillargeon.
Andy is survived by his wife of sixty years Priscilla Baillargeon of Biddeford
2 sons: Donald Baillargeon, his wife Tracy, and their daughter Gabrielle of San Clemente, CA
Ronald Baillargeon, his wife Suzanne of Biddeford, and his children: Thomas and Scott Baillargeon of Biddeford, Amy Johnson and her husband Derek of Portland
2 sisters: Yvette Loranger and Lorraine Lamirande
2 great grandchildren: Jordan and Briana Baillargeon
several nieces and nephews
Visiting Hours will be 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Church. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St. Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com. A special thank you is extended to the staff of Scarborough Terrace for the care and devotion given to both Andy and his wife Priscilla. In lieu of flowers, donations in Andy’s memory may be made to: Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074, of to St. James School, 25 Graham St. Biddeford ME 04005.
Charitable donations may be made to:
Hospice of Southern Maine
180 US Route 1 Suite 1, Scarborough ME 04074
St. James School
25 Graham Street, Biddeford ME 04005