EAGLE LAKE - Norman Laferriere, 89, died January 31, 2016 at an Eagle Lake Health Care Facility with his family by his side after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Eagle Lake, March 3, 1926 the son of Landor and Edith (Saucier) Laferriere.
Norman served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He loved fishing, was an avid card player and devoted family man. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus both of Eagle Lake.
He was the town barber for several years and was employed at Pinkham Lumber until his retirement in 1986.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Norma (Albert) Laferriere; five children, Ron and his wife Linda of Eagle Lake, Allen and his wife Patricia of Washburn, Jean and her husband Edwin Nightingale of Mapleton, Betty Pelletier and Barbara Laferriere of Eagle Lake. One brother Gilbert Shaw and one sister Patricia Simon; 8 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents he was predeceased by 3 brothers; Hubert, Gilman and Harold; five sisters, Mildred, Madeline, Bernice, Rhona, and Maxine.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, February 4th, and Friday 9 to 10 am at the Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent. A Mass of Christian burial will full Military and Fourth Degree Honors will be celebrated 11 am Friday, February 5th at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Eagle Lake. Spring burial will be held in the parish cemetery, May 9, 2016.
Donations may be made in Norman's memory to Valley Home Health Services, 658 Main St. Suite #2, Caribou, Me. 04736. or to a charity of one's choice. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.