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Joseph L. N. Vigue

September 28, 1932 February 6, 2019
Joseph L. N. Vigue
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Winslow-Joseph L.N. "Joe" Vigue, 86, of Winslow, died Wednesday February 6, 2019 at Oak Grove Center with his family by his side.

He was born in Winslow on September 28, 1932, the son of Adolph and Antoinette (Quirion) Vigue. He attended Waterville schools.

On October 21, 1961, He married Pauline Marquis and raised 3 children. Pauline and Joe were married for 53 years and were inseparable during retirement. They enjoyed there breakfasts at Eric's restaurant and socializing at the VFW and elks lodge on a very regular basis. Joe was an avid candlepin bowler his entire life. As a teenager he worked at the Waterville metro bowl setting up pins, then later bowling on many leagues through the years. He was known as one of the best around Maine, with many trophies to show, winnings of money and prizes, including a new car.

Joe was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Winslow, worked construction for the laborers union until his retirement and was a member of the Waterville Elks Lodge 905 for 50 years. During which he was one of the original people that established the chicken barbecues to raise money for the lodge and different charities. He cooked the chicken, and his wife, Pauline made the strawberry shortcake. Later on, he also did chicken barbecues at the Winslow VFW. He watched countless hours of old war movies over the years and enjoyed socializing with the crew at the Winslow VFW. Joe coached midget football in Winslow back in the 70's with friends Norman Nicolos and Reed Cammick. Anyone who knew Joe, knew he was a huge New York Yankee fan for his entire life, and jokingly harassing Red Sox fans.

He is predeceased by parents; brothers, Leo and Richard Veilleux; sisters Fern, and Evette Veilleux and Juliette Dube'

Joe is survived by daughters, Joline Gagnon and husband Greg, Bonnie Audet and husband Chad; son, Norman and wife Renee; eight grandchildren, Greg Jr., Christine, David, Heather, Aaron, Christopher, Derrik and Luke; six great grandchildren. Dakota, Jacob, Brayden, Zachary, Colby and Kayden.

The family would like to thank Jeff Flye, a very good friend to Joe, bringing him out to hang with all his buddies. We really appreciate all that you did for him. Thank you to Dann, a very good friend and neighbor to Joe for many years. Helping around the house and caring for Joe's cat Butter. Our extended thanks go to the entire staff at Oak Grove Center, Millay unit, for the wonderful care and compassion for Joe over the past 2 1/2 years. Thank you to hospice for your service and kindness.

Family and Friends may visit from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Monday, February 11, 2019 at Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 AM on Tuesday, February 12 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 26 Monument Street, Winslow. A celebration of life gathering at Winslow VFW, Veterans Drive, Winslow following mass on Tuesday. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at www.gallantfh.com


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Visitation

Monday

11

Feb

2:00 PM 2/11/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/11/2019 4:00:00 PM
Gallant Funeral Home, Inc.

10 Elm St.
Waterville, ME 04901

Gallant Funeral Home, Inc.
10 Elm St. Waterville 04901 ME
United States

Visitation

Monday

11

Feb

6:00 PM 2/11/2019 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/11/2019 8:00:00 PM
Gallant Funeral Home, Inc.

10 Elm St.
Waterville, ME 04901

Gallant Funeral Home, Inc.
10 Elm St. Waterville 04901 ME
United States

Service

Tuesday

12

Feb

10:00 AM 2/12/2019 10:00:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

26 Monument Street
Winslow, ME 4901

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
26 Monument Street Winslow 4901 ME
United States
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