Joel P LaVertue, 79, husband of Denise (Rancourt) LaVertue, passed away July 8, 2016, at a Bangor hospital. A graveside service with full military honors, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 14, 2016, at St. Matthew Cemetery, West Enfield, with the Rev. Richard Malo officiating. In lieu of flowers, please donate to St. Jude's Hospital. Online condolences may be expressed at www.clayfuneralhome.com.