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Roger R. Descoteaux


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Roger R. Descoteaux Obituary
Roger R. Descoteaux, 66
BIDDEFORD - Roger R. Descoteaux, 66, of Biddeford died Monday morning, August 31, 2015 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Biddeford on Oct. 7, 1948, the son of Armand and Marie A. Rancourt Descoteaux. He was educated in local schools, graduated from the former St. Louis High School, class of 1967 and attended the University of Southern Maine.
On Jan. 17, 1970 he married Joanne P. Letourneau in St. Joseph Church in Biddeford.
Mr. Descoteaux served with the US Navy during the Viet Nam War. After being honorably discharged he worked nine years with Saco Defense and 34 years with Pratt and Whitney in North Berwick retiring in 2012.
Roger was a 4th degree member of the Old Orchard Beach Knights of Columbus and a life member of the St. Louis Alumni Association. He enjoyed local and professional sports, particularly the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. He loved wintering in Florida, taking long walks on the beach and attending his grandchildrens activities.
Surviving are his wife of 45 years of Biddeford; three sons, Fr. Lee R. Descoteaux of Long Island, NY,
Scott R. Descoteaux and his wife Linda of Biddeford, Shawn E. Descoteaux and his wife Celeste of Biddeford; his mother of Biddeford; five grandchildren, Austin Gagne, Alec Descoteaux, Ariana Descoteaux, Jack Descoteaux and Benjamin Descoteaux; one niece and one nephew.
Visiting hours will be 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 4, 2015 at St. Joseph Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.

Memorial donations in Roger's name may be made to:
Hospice of Southern Maine
180 US Route 1
Scarborough, ME 04074 or:
The
One Main St.
Suite 300
Topsham, ME 04086 or:
The American

45 Forest Ave.
Portland, ME 04101


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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram from Sept. 2 to Sept. 3, 2015
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