Marvin's Story

FORT KENT - Marvin Victor Jandreau, died peacefully surrounded by his wife and family on September 21, 2014 at Forest Hill Manor Nursing Home in Fort Kent. He was born June 9, 1932 in St. Francis, the son of Victor and Isabelle (Gagnon) Jandreau.

Marvin proudly served in the United States Army from 1952-1954 during the Korean War. Marvin Loved working in "the woods" and spent approximately 55 years doing what he enjoyed most "driving truck". Throughout his life, he spoke fondly of his primary employer, Bill Pinkham.

Marvin is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Phyllis (Pelletier) Jandreau of Fort Kent; six children; Dawn Jandreau and her husband, Tom of Winterport, Bonnie Cyr and her husband, Paul of Fort Kent, Loise Lemieux and her husband, Joe of Washburn, Ross and his wife, Kim of Fort Kent, Beth Smith and her husband, Terry of Pittsfield, Marla Landry and her husband, Lenny of Fort Kent. He also leaves behind 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. The seventh child in a family of 14, Marvin is lovingly remembered by 12 siblings; Bella; Pat and his wife, Eldina; Winnifred and husband, Valier; Vina; Irene; Hansley and his wife, Linda; Marybelle and her husband, Medric; Nadine and her husband, Roy; Margie and her husband, Clyde, Angie and her husband, Carol; Nelson and his wife, Gene; Calvin and his wife, Ginette. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Verna and four brothers-in-law, Rudolph Jandreau, Hermel Martin, Gerard Plourde and Leonard Ouellette.

The family would like to convey their gratitude to the staff of Forest Hill Manor for their care though out the years.

Friends may call 9-11 a.m. Friday, September 26th, at the Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent. A Mass of Christian burial with full military honors will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday at the St. Louis Catholic Church. Those who wish in Marvin's memory may donate to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State Street, Augusta, ME 04330. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
Published in Bangor Daily News
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