Raymond O. Rousseau
Birth Date: May 29, 1929
Death Date: May 25, 2012
Raymond O. Rousseau, 82, of Lake Alfred, FL and formerly of Biddeford died Friday, May 25, 2012 at the Winter Haven Hospital in Winter Haven, FL after a long illness. He was born in Berlin, NH on May 29, 1929 a son of Louis Philippe and Maria Helena Marcotte Rousseau. He was educated in Biddeford schools and graduated from the former St. Louis High School with the class of 1947.
On July 3, 1948 he married Jeannette R. Langevin in St. Andre’s Church in Biddeford.
As a young man Raymond worked in the Men’s Department of JC Penney Department store in Biddeford. He worked a few years with Pepperell Mfg. Co in Biddeford and last worked 26 years with Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. as a local agent retiring in 1984 due to ill health.
Raymond was a former member of the Knights of Columbus, a lifetime member of the St. Louis Alumni Association in Biddeford, a member of the Happy Rovers and a member of St. Matthew’s Church in Winter Haven, FL. He enjoyed playing poker & cribbage, camping and his personal computer.
He was predeceased by 2 brothers, Romeo Rousseau in 1980 and Gerard Rousseau in 2010.
His wife of 63 years of Winter Haven, FL and Biddeford
2 sons: Donald M. Rousseau & his wife Linda of Biddeford
Roger N. Rousseau & his wife Debbie of Alfred
1 sister: Juliette Landry & her husband Paul of Lewiston
5 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews
Visiting hours will be 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2012 followed by a funeral service at 4 p.m. at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. Private burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
We love you Pepere, you will be missed.
Aunt Jeannette, Don and Roger, my deepest sympathy on Uncle Ray's passing. I am sorry I wont be able to make it to the funeral to convey my condolences in person. I will be planning a trip up to Maine sometime soon and hope that I can coordinate a time with you. Until then, may you find peace and comfort in knowing that his loss is felt by all who know and loved him,
Larry & Joan Turcotte
To the Rousseau family, Sending our thoughts and prayers to all of you during this sad time.
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