Bertrand J. Paradis
Bertrand J. Paradis, 84, passed away November 11, 2019 at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility . He was born March 2, 1935 in Frenchville, the son of Sylvio and Roselle (Michaud) Paradis.
He was a US Navy Chief Marine Engineer from February 21, 1956 to December 2, 1957. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 145. He served on the Frenchville Fire Dept. from 1955 to 2017 of which 20 years he served as Fire Chief . He was also Town Fire Warden in Frenchville. He was a member of the Maine Firefighters Association. He took over his father’s business, Sylvio Paradis and Son Garage in 1971 until his Retirement in 2002 when his son Gary took over. He also served one term on the board of selectman.
He is survived by his loving wife Jacqueline of 60 years, one son Gary and wife, Lisa of Frenchville; two daughters, Sharon and husband Donald Chasse and Myra and husband Douglas Lavoie, both of Frenchville; nine grand children and four great grandchildren; two brothers Gerald and wife Gaetane of Bar Harbor and Eldon Paradis and wife Anne of Madawaska; one foster brother Bobby Michaud and wife Mary of Massachussetts. one sister Cleo and husband Jean Paul Ouellette of Frenchville;
He was predeceased by his sister Sylvia Gies, her husband Ray, one Godson /grandson Ashley Chasse, and one nephew, Andre Ouellette.
Friends and Family may call at Michaud Funeral Home in St. Agatha Thursday, November 14 from 6 to 8pm and Friday, from 9 to time of Service. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00am at St. Luce Catholic Church in Frenchville. Burial will be in the Spring at the St. Luce Cemetery.
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