Presque Isle -
Our beloved Glenn Joseph Legassie, 96, passed away October 17, 2016. He was born on July 4, 1920, in Sheridan, the son of Stuart and Sophie (Baker) Legassie.
Glenn was a successful business man, who had a remarkable talent for starting and managing businesses. During his career he and his wife, Pauline, ran a hunting camp in Winterville, he owned Glenn's Cash Market and had a successful second-hand furniture store. Glenn was an active member of his Church and was a 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Glenn and Pauline were devoted to each other, during their 73 years of marriage, and to their family. His children and grandchildren will cherish their many happy memories.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline (Theriault) Legassie; son, Ron Legassie of Presque Isle; daughter, Shirley McCormack of Brunswick; brothers, Stuart Legassie Jr. and his wife, Marie, of South Portland, Milton Legassie and Milford Legassie, both of Presque Isle; a sister, JoAnn Saucier and her husband, Jeffrey, of Fort Fairfield; 6 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Glenn was predeceased by nine brothers: twins, Harold and Gerald, Richard, Herman, Carlton, Floyd, Donald, Raynold and Rodney; and a sister, Jeanette Costa.
Friends may call 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Parish of the Precious Blood, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. A reception will immediately follow the service at the Knights of Columbus. Interment will follow the reception at St. Mark's Catholic Cemetery, Sheridan. Donations may be made in Glenn's memory to Parish of the Precious Blood, Canopy Fund, P.O. Box 813, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Online condolences may be expressed at www.duncan-graves.com.
"He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying nor pain anymore." Revelation 21:1-4