Obit: Francir R. Laverdiere b.1913 Waterville, ME
WATERVILLE, ME -- Francis R. Laverdiere, 91, a longtime resident of Waterville, died on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005.
Francis was born in Waterville on Sept. 29, 1913.
Francis for many years enjoyed playing golf and the many friends he made along the way. He was employed and retired from Scott Paper Co. in Winslow.
Francis is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Janice Laverdiere of Milford; a daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and George Zink of Yorktown, Va.; eight grandchildren, Michael, Suzanne, Peter, Julie, Kellie, Jason, Kathryn and Megan; and several great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a brother and sister-in-law, Clayton and Mary Laverdiere of Waterville; along with several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Francis was predeceased by his wife, Gertrude (Poulin) Laverdiere, in 1998; a son, John F. Laverdiere; a daughter, Julie Ann Rogan; and one sister, Lucina Laverdiere.
Family and friends may visit 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 17, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, with the Rev. Paul Dumais officiating. Burial will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery