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Robert R. Gagne

September 7, 1942 ~ February 18, 2018 (age 75)

 Robert R. Gagné, 75, of Biddeford died on February 18, 2018.  He was born on September 7, 1942.  He was the son of Donat and Lucienne (Dubuc) Gagné.  He graduated in 1961 from St. Louis High School.  He married Rose Irene Trottier on June 21, 1969 at St. Andre’s Church.


He worked for Paras Pizza for two years, Alex Pizza for five years, and Maremont (Saco Defense) for 17 ½ years. He was also a caretaker at Fortune’s Rocks Beach.


Robert was a Staff Sergeant/Drill Instructor for the Army Reserves from 1964-1970.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #26, the National Rifle Association, York County Fish and Game.  He was also a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus #12941.


Surviving are:

His wife of 48 years, Rose Irene Gagné of Biddeford

        Daughter: Carmen I. Roy and her husband David of Lyman

        Son: Richard R. Gagné of Arundel

        Daughter: Celeste  M. Gagné-Descoteaux and her husband Shawn of            


7 grandchildren:

        Janelle Boisvert, Austin Gagné, Chase Boisvert, Tyler Gagné, Alec Descoteaux,

        Ariana Descoteaux, and Brianna Gagné

3 step-grandchildren: Melynda Roy, Lucas Roy and Alan Roy

2 Brothers:    

        Normand Gagné and his Wife Donna of Manchester, NH.

        Raymond Gagné and his wife Eleanor of Kennebunk

2 Sisters:

        Claudette Letendre of Saco

        Jeanette Sullivan of Biddeford


Robert was preceded in death by his two brothers Roland Gagné, Ralph Gagné and his sister Doris Corbeil.


A private service and burial were held. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit

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