CARIBOU – Donald P. Beaulieu, 80, died Nov. 7, 2011, at a Caribou hospital. He was born July 27, 1931, in Van Buren, son of Donat and Cecile (Doucette) Beaulieu.
Don proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army, 1st Cavalry Division, stationed in Japan from 1952 to 1954. He was employed as a carpenter for many years in Connecticut. Don was a communicant of Parish of the Precious Blood, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Caribou. He was an honorary member of Knights of Columbus Council 35, Bristol, Conn.; American Legion Post 15, Caribou; and Connecticut Carpenters Union Local 24.
Donald is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Johanna (Castonguay) Beaulieu of Caribou; and two brothers, Robert Beaulieu of Van Buren and Ralph Beaulieu of West Hartford, Conn.
Relatives and friends may call 9 a.m. until time of service Thursday, Nov. 10, at Ouellette-Thibault Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church. Committal service and interment will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou. Those who wish may contribute in his memory to Aroostook Area Agency on Aging, P.O. Box 1288, Presque Isle, ME 04769. To leave online condolences, please visit