Claude E. Lamoreau

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Presque Isle and Easton - Claude E. Lamoreau, 86, passed away at the Aroostook House of Comfort, Tuesday, July 30, 2019. He was born August 25, 1932 the Son of the late Herman G. Lamoreau and Florence M. (Flewelling) Lamoreau.
Claude attended the Easton School System graduating in 1950. He was a 12 year member of the Army National Guard, attaining the rank of Sgt. He married the love of his life Marilyn (Osgood) Lamoreau in 1951. Together, they farmed potatoes in Easton for nearly 40 years. In their last 10 years of farming they were awarded the McCain's Champion Grower Award for their quality crops. Yet, Claude, always humbly, said, "I'm just a simple farmer". Claude and Mary also loved antiques and operated the Country Meadow Antique Shop for 20 years. After retiring they moved to Pine St. in Presque Isle, where they completely renovated their retirement home. One of the mutual joys they shared was renovating and decorating homes. They personally built a special get-away log cabin in the backyard, and even purchased the home next door to bring it back to its original glory. Claude and Mary were inseparable and enjoyed many trips to the coast of Maine, one special vacation was taking the train from coast to coast across Canada, another trip was to Europe sponsored by McCain's honoring them for being good partners in potato production.
Claude is survived by brother, Ray Lamoreau and wife Georgene, Sister-in-law Esther Allen and husband William, all of Presque Isle, Sister-in-law Barbara Farrington of Hampden and Sister-in-law Jean Lamoreau of Easton. He had many nieces and nephews. Claude had a very special place in his heart for his nieces Rebecca Griffeth and Rayle Ainsworth, a nephew Alonzo Osgood, and long-time friend, Craig Green, who in the past few months provided special care to him in both Yarmouth and Presque Isle, and made sure his final time was comfortable and in the company of a loving family.
He was predeceased by Herman and Florence, his parents, his wife of 63 years, Marilyn, sister Dolly Reed and brother Merle Lamoreau.
Friends may call at Duncan Graves Funeral Home, Church Street, Presque Isle on Sunday, August 11, 2019, from 1-2pm. Funeral services will follow at 2pm in the chapel of the funeral home with Pastor Sue Brown, officiating. Interment will be at Estes Park Cemetery in Easton, and a reception will follow at the Northeastland Hotel in Presque Isle.
In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to Aroostook House of Comfort, 98 Green Hill Road, Presque Isle, would be a wonderful tribute to Claude. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.duncan-graves.com
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Ernie Hughes
Aug 03, 2019
Sad news except for the fact that Claude and Marilyn are now together
once again. They were two wonderful people who Nancy and I always enjoyed visiting with on our annual visits back to Presque Isle. They will be deeply missed by family and friends.
David R. Smith. 865 742 6052
Aug 03, 2019
Condolences to Ray & Georgene, and other members of the family. Photo of George, Ray, Claude, Perley & Larry. Toured the White Mtns, NH and Quebec City in Ray’s new 48/49 Buick Roadmaster.
Aug 02, 2019