FORT KENT – Allen D. Coulombe, 77, died July 4, 2011, surrounded by his loving family. He was born Jan. 7, 1934, in Daigle, son of Henry and Sadie (Marquis) Coulombe.
He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Ronette (Daigle) Coulombe of Daigle; three daughters, Brenda Coulombe of Connecticut, Ronda and hus-band, Dr. John Nadeau, of Arizona, and Sharon and husband, Karl Reed, of North Carolina; two sons, Steve and his wife, Jackie, of New York, and Kevin currently serving in Iraq; five grandchildren, Jacob Coulombe and Amber Priolo, both of New York, Travis and Julia Nadeau of Pennsylvania, and Matthew Coulombe currently serving in Afghanistan; two great-grand-children, Stella Rose and Gavin Phillip; one brother, Clayton Coulombe and his wife, Bobbie, of Daigle; three sisters, Rena Mae Rioux of Connecticut, Claudette Levesque and husband, Phil, of Connecticut, and Henrietta Montagna and husband, Ray, of Connecticut; many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one brother, Raymond Coulombe; two sisters, Laurina Albert and Judy Coulombe.
Allen was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and a member of American Legion Martin-Klein Post No.0133 of Fort Kent and Disabled American Veterans. He worked many years for Great Northern Paper Co., Millinocket. He was a registered Maine guide. Allen will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Friends may call 8 a.m. until time of service Friday, July 8, at Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday at St. Louis Catholic Church, Fort Kent, with the Rev. James Nadeau and James Albert officiating. Committal services with full military honors will be after at Holy Family Cemetery, Daigle. At the request of the family, those who wish to do so in his memory may donate to American Lung Association, 122 State St., Augusta, ME 04330. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.