MAPLETON and FORT KENT – Daniel Paradis, 46, died peacefully Feb. 29, 2012, surrounded by his family at a Presque Isle health care facility. He was born Sept. 18, 1965, in Fort Kent, son of Roger and Rose Anne (Levesque) Paradis of Fort Kent.
Daniel volunteered much of his time with the Sister Mary O’Donald Homeless Shelter and gift food pantry in Presque Isle. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by his beloved wife of five years, Andrea Paradis of Mapleton; three children, Elizabeth Paradis of Colorado, David and Kate Paradis of Mapleton; two sisters, Elaine and her husband, Chris Luthin, of Orono, and Sonya Paradis of Eagle Lake; one brother, Marc Paradis of Portland; and grandfather, Maurice Levesque of Baker Brook, New Brunswick. He is also survived by several uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins. Daniel was predeceased by his grandmother, Rose-Alma Levesque; and grandparents, Fred and Mary Paradis.
Friends may call 8-10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6, at Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Louis Catholic Church, Fort Kent. Spring burial will be held May 15 at the parish cemetery. Those who wish may donate in Daniel’s memory to Angel Flight NE, Lawrence Municipal Airport, 492 Sutton St., North Andover, MA 01845; or Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund, 194 E. Main St., Fort Kent, ME 04743. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.