Joseph A.N. Sirois, 1935 - 2018

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Joseph Armand Normand Sirois, 82, passed away Tuesday, February 13th, peacefully at his home in Auburn, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lewiston, Maine on May 29th, 1935 to George and Marie (Boucher) Sirois. While serving in the Air Force during the Korean war, he met and married the love of his life, Shirley June (Goldsmith), in England on October 12, 1955.  

He served in the Air Force and was active in the National Guard for several years. He owned and operated Sirois and Sons Upholstery for over thirty years. He was a coach driver for various regional transportation companies; permanently retiring two years ago from Hudson Bus Lines.     

Joe was a devoted father. Together he and Shirley raised six children with love and a sense of humor, often playing along with their practical jokes.  He taught them the importance of family and to appreciate each other.. 

Joe enjoyed fishing, going on long drives, watching movies, making sentimental gifts and relaxing in the sun drinking coffee on his deck.  He was an enthusiastic New England sports fan and like watching sports. Most of all he loved spending time with his family.       

He leaves behind his loving wife of 62 years Shirley. Sons, Normand and his wife Tammera of Limerick, Mark and Yvette of Hallandale, FL, Glenn and his wife Pauline of Tampa, FL, Lyndon and his wife Katherine of Minot, Robert and his wife Jennifer of Tampa, FL.  His daughter Sandra Morin of Lewiston.  His grandchildren Jessica Sirois, Heather and her husband Thomas Printup, Shannon and her husband Travis Martel, Desiree and her husband Jeremiah Graham, Ashley Brown and significant other Bill Grealish, Alexander Sirois, Vanessa Sirois and significant other Paul Callahan, Josh and his wife Heidi Sirois, Stephanie Sirois and her significant other Kyle Shangraw, and Madison Sirois.  His great grandchildren Kayla, Noah, Elijah, Hayden, Gage, Landon, Josiah, Sawyer, Hadley and Frankie.    

He was predeceased by his parents George and Marie Sirois, his siblings, Fernand Sirois, Noella Poulin, and Doris Sirois, his daughter-in-laws Melanie Sirois and Laurie Dillon, his son-in-law Henry Morin JR, his sister-in-law Marline Carr and many others relatives in the U.K. 

The family would like to thank Kayla and Alex from Beacon Hospice for the compassionate care they provided. 

Funeral Notice

SIROIS, Joseph, 82, of Auburn, died in Auburn, on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Services will held in the spring at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery Chapel.  In Lieu of flowers donations may be donated to the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, Hospice House Fund, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240 or to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240. 

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