Donald P. Brodeur, 79, beloved husband and father, passed peacefully from this world September 1, 2016. Don was born February 13, 1937, in Old Town, a son of Edmund and Laura (Richards) Brodeur.
He graduated from Corinna Union Academy, Class of 1956. Don married his high school sweetheart, Adrienne (Ordway) Brodeur, in 1956. He was employed at Eastland Woolen Mill for more than 30 years, and at Bartlett Yarns and McKenney Machine Shop prior to his retirement. Don was an avid hunter and fisherman. He enjoyed fishing with his wife and close friends at Moosehead Lake, and hunting with his brothers at the hunting camp they built in Corinna.
In addition to his wife of 59 years, Don is survived by 2 sons, Khris and wife, Laurie, of Sangerville and Kevin and wife, Karen, of Corinna; brothers, Bob and wife, Shirley, of Millinocket, Dick and wife, Charlene, of Manchester, NH, Dennis and wife, Donna Lee, of Millinocket and Eddie and wife, Shirley, of Gardiner; sisters, Clara and husband, Charlie Perkins, of Exeter, Carol and husband Tim Paradis of Newport and Cleo and husband, Bob Skofield, of Winthrop; grandson, Chris Brodeur; granddaughter, Amanda and husband, Tyler McKenney; a great-granddaughter, Kora; as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son, Scott, in 1961; his parents in 1977 and 1980; and grandsons, Donald E., in 2009, and Tucker D., in 2012.
Graveside committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, September 8, at Morse's Corner Cemetery, Corinna, with Pastor Stephen Estey officiating. Memorial donations may be made to the Moosehead Lake Fisheries Coalition, P. O. Box 100, Rockwood, ME 04478. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Corinna. Those who wish may leave written condolences at www.CrosbyNeal.com.