AMOS E. BELLEFLEUR SR.

Posted April 02, 2010, at 7:48 p.m.

LIMESTONE – Amos E. Bellefleur Sr., 84, husband of Lucy V. (Wakeling) Bellefleur, passed away unexpectedly Thursday afternoon, April 1, 2010, at a Caribou health care facility. He was born Nov. 17, 1925, in Limestone, the son of Edmund and Eva (Mazerolle) Bellefleur. Amos attended Limestone schools and was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II. He served in the 806th Tank Destroyer Battalion in several campaigns, including the Liberation of the Philippine Islands. Amos was a communicant of Parish of the Precious Blood, St. Louis Catholic Church, Limestone; and a member of American Legion O’Bar-Phair Post No. 127, Limestone. In addition to his parents, Mr. Bellefleur was predeceased by his first wife, Loretta J. (Hitchcock) Bellefleur in 1979; four brothers, Roy, Morris, Robert and Phillip Bellefleur; two sisters, Margaret Bellefleur and Dorothy Tarabusi; and one stepson, Daniel L. Wakeling. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Lucy V. Bellefleur of Limestone; four sons and daughters-in-law, Amos Jr. “Butch” and Lola Bellefleur of Vero Beach, Fla., Alan and Rose Bellefleur of Montgomery, Ala., Michael and Patricia Bellefleur of Macgraw, N.Y., and Gregory and Sandra Bellefleur of Montgomery, Ala.; three daughters and sons-in-law, Sal Ray Bellefleur of Vero Beach, Fla., Iris and Darrell McCarthy of Grand Falls, New Brunswick, and Roxie and Kevin McLaughlin of Vero Beach, Fla.; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Fredrick and Shirley McLaughlin of Springvale, Gary and Rosa Bellefleur of Stetson and Conrad and Nancy Bellefleur of Pittsfield; four sisters, Marilyn Flannery of Tennessee, Brenda Parent of North Carolina, Bonnie Bouchard of Bristol, Conn., and Linda Hanson of Waterville; 20 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends may call noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 6, at Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main St., Fort Fairfield, where the funeral service will be conducted 1 p.m. with the Rev. Jean-Paul Labrie officiating. Interment will take place at St. Louis Cemetery Catholic, Limestone, later in the spring. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mr. Bellefleur to St. Louis Catholic Church Memorial Fund, care of Parish of the Precious Blood, P.O. Box 625, Caribou, ME 04736. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. <>

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