Jun 28, 1964 - Mar 11, 2017
Hampden and Bangor
- John Quesnel, 52, died unexpectedly March 11, 2017. He was born June 28, 1964, in New Haven, CT, the son of Paul Quesnel and Letty Corrado.
John graduated from Notre Dame High School in West Haven, CT, as a member of the Class of 1982. Following graduation, he attended Albertus Magnus College in New Haven where he earned both an undergraduate and Master's Degree in Business Administration. After college John went on to enjoy a successful career in banking both in his home state of Connecticut, and later on in Maine after his marriage to his wife, Bonnie, in 2000. The couple moved to Maine in January of 2001 and John became a very active member of his community. He was a past member of the Hampden Business Association, and was currently serving on the board for the Spruce Run Womancare Alliance. In addition, John was serving as the current President of both the Hampden Water District Board of Trustees and the Bangor Lions Club. When not involved with his civic responsibilities, John could be found enthusiastically cheering from the sidelines at his daughter Samantha's soccer games or sitting in the audience while supporting her in one of her many musical endeavors.
John was predeceased by his father, Paul.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Bonnie (Miller) Quesnel, are his daughter, Samantha; mother Letty Corrado and her partner, Robert Romanoff, of Milford, CT; siblings Nancy Romanoff and her husband, Chris, of Durham, CT, and Cindy Joe of Madison, CT; nieces Kim, Emily and Molly, and nephew Charlie.
A service in celebration of his life will be held 4 p.m., Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Family Reception Center of Brookings-Smith, 163 Center St., immediately following the service.
Those wishing to remember John in a special way, may make donations in his memory to an educational fund for his daughter, Samantha; to Katahdin Trust, C/O Sunny Flannery, P.O. Box 217, Hampden, ME. 04444.