Richard J. Langelier, 1925 - 2014


Richard J. Langelier, 89, of 74 Lake Auburn Avenue and formerly of 41 Mellon Street, Lewiston, died at his home on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Born in Lewiston on March 25, 1925, he was the son of Odina and Marie Carrier Langelier. Educated in local schools, he was a veteran of World War II, serving in Europe with the U.S. Army’s Office of Strategic Services. After the war, he returned to Maine and on June 15, 1946, married the former Helen Moyes. Mrs. Langelier passed away on April 6, 2007. Prior to his retirement, he worked in construction for many years. A member of Holy Family Church, Prince of Peace Parish, he also belonged to the American Legion and was a 3rd degree Knight of Columbus. An avid reader, especially westerns, he loved to spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Survivors include a son, Robert and wife Kathleen of Turner, five daughters, Kathy Remillard of Auburn, Jane Castle and husband Thomas of Lewiston, Pat McKeen and husband Richard of Poland, Sue Langlois and husband Joe of Auburn, and Ann Reiss and husband Jeff of Christmas, FL, a brother, Bert Langelier and wife Mary of Lewiston, two sisters, Germaine Blanchette and husband Robert of Lewiston, and Theresa Langelier of Lewiston, twelve grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Besides his wife and parents, he was predeceased by a son, Thomas, and a sister, Simone Albert. 

Funeral Notice

LANGELIER, Richard, 89, of Auburn, died in Auburn on April 15, 2014. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday, 2 - 4 & 7 - 9 PM. Services will be Monday, 9 AM, Holy Family Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Services, Development Office, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240.

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