Henri A. Vallee, 77, of Arundel died peacefully Wednesday, November 13, 2019 at his home. He was born February 16, 1942 in Sanford, a son of Anatole and Rita (Chabot) Vallee and was educated in local schools.
On December 28, 1963 he married Constance Descoteaux in St. Joseph’s Church.
For 35 years he was a self-employed excavation contractor (Vallee’s Excavation, Inc.) retiring in May of this year due to illness.
He was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus, and a member of St. Jean Baptiste de Bienfaisance.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Donald Vallee who died in 2013, and brothers Rene in 2017 and Roger in 2018.
Surviving are Constance Vallee, his wife of 56 years,
2 sons: James Vallee and his wife Lisa
Robert Vallee and his wife Tanis all of Arundel
2 sisters: Peggy Petit and husband Norman of Arundel
Theresa Larochelle and husband Willie of Lyman
A daughter-n-law, Melissa Vallee of Lyman
7 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
There will be no visiting hours. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November 22nd in St. Joseph’s church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Henri may be made to: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter, P.O. Box 845945, Boston, MA 02284. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.