Joseph Albert Nadeau, 69, husband of the late Carolyn (Bouchey) Nadeau passed away August 24, 2016, at his Washburn residence after a brief illness. He was born in Presque Isle, January 10, 1947, the son of the late Leo A. Sr. and Geneva (Perkins) Nadeau.
Joseph attended Presque Isle schools and had been employed as a poly-machine operator for over 50 years with Potato Service in Presque Isle and Simplot in Presque Isle, retiring from McCain Foods in Easton in 2012. He was a member of the Washburn ATV Club, and loved to go on long ATV rides with club members and family, and also was an avid hunter and fisherman.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Carolyn, of 43 years; one brother, Marcel Nadeau; and two sisters, Ann-Marie Wright and Ruth Goode. He is survived by one son, Jeffrey Allen Nadeau of Portland; two daughters and sons-in-law, Tracy Lyn Nadeau-Horton and husband, Victor, of Newport and Joleen Ann and husband, Zeljko Dragutinovic, of Royal Palm Beach, FL; one brother and sister-in-law, Leo A. Nadeau Jr. and his wife, Penny, of Castle Hill; one sister and brother-in-law, Veronica and husband, Carl Farley, of Castle Hill; four grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A celebration of Joseph's life will be conducted Saturday, August 27, 2016, beginning at noon at his home, 5 Gregg Lane, Washburn, ME. Those who wish to contribute in Joseph's memory may do so through the Washburn ATV Club, P.O. Box 131, Washburn, ME, 04786. Arrangements are by Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com