BEVERLY, Mass. – Edmund E. Michaud, 87, formerly of South Portland, died Monday, June 12, 2006. Edmund was born April 6, 1919, in Fort Kent, a son of Ernest B. and Laura Paradis Michaud. He was educated in Portage and Ashland. He attended Ashland High School. Edmund served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He received two medals; the World War II Victory Medal and the American Theater Medal. Edmund worked for his family store, Michaud’s IGA in Ashland. In 1953, he moved to South Portland and worked for Shaw’s Supermarket. In 1980, he retired to Beverly, Mass. to reside with his long time friend, Lucy Cloutier. He was a past member of the Andrews Post, American Legion and past commander of the American Legion in Ashland. Edmund was predeceased by two sisters, three brothers; and a great-grandson, T.J. Michaud. He is survived by a daughter, Maria Taylor of Dexter, N.Y.; two sons, Dana Michaud and his wife, Maureen, of South Portland, Richard Michaud and his wife, Sharon, of Scarborough; three brothers, Lawrence Michaud and his wife, Maurine, of Ashland, Clarence “Babe” Michaud and his wife, Margaret, of Ashland, Hector Michaud of Mapleton; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Visiting hours will be 8:30-9:30 a.m. Monday, June 19, with prayers 9:15 a.m. at Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Holy Cross Church, corner of Broadway and Cottage Road, South Portland. Burial will follow at Highland Memorial Cemetery, South Portland.