Raymond H. Croteau, 1933 - 2017


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Raymond H. Croteau, 84, formerly of 14 Mount Hope Avenue, Lewiston, died Sunday, September 10, 2017, at the Maine Veteran’s Home in South Paris, where he had been a resident since 2013. Born in Lewiston on May 4, 1933, he was the son of Arthur and Eva Jutras Croteau. Educated in local schools, he was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’50. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the Marine Corps, and after his discharge returned to Maine and went to work at several local textile mills as an industrial engineer and plant manager. On October 11, 1968, he married the former Cecile G. Saucier. Cecile passed away on February 17, 2010. A member of Holy Family Church, Prince of Peace Parish, Ray was active in the American Legion Post 22. He enjoyed collecting rare coins, doing genealogy and Sudoku puzzles, and was an avid Bruins fan, never missing a game. Survivors include a son, Raymond Jr. of Cumberland, three daughters, Patricia and husband Donald Raymond of Lancaster, PA, Deborah and husband George Copeland of East Petersburg, PA, and Laurie and husband Mark Ramsay of Turner, a brother, Arthur and wife Anita of Fryeburg, a sister, Lorraine Harvey of California, eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. The family would like to thank the staff of the Maine Veteran’s Home - South Paris, B-Unit, for the wonderful care that they provided to Ray. 


Funeral Notice


CROTEAU, Raymond, 84, formerly of Lewiston, died in South Paris on Sunday, September 10, 2017.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM. Services will be Friday, 1 PM, Holy Family Church. Interment, St. Peter's Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to the Alzheimer's Association Maine, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME, 04074.





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