PRESQUE ISLE – Wilfred Guerrette, 89, passed away July 6, 2012, surrounded by his loving family at a Presque Isle health care facility. He was born Aug. 22, 1922, in Presque Isle, the son of Peter and Corina (Martin) Guerrette.
He was a chemical salesman for Agway, Inc. for many years. He volunteered at St. Mary’s Food Pantry, Presque Isle.
He is survived by his wife, Rita (Page) Guerrette of Presque Isle; two sons, Reno and his wife, Cleo, of Mapleton and Gary and his companion, Bev Erickson, of Presque Isle; two daughters, Joan Dyer and her husband, Daniel, of Chapman and Nancy Cadorette and her husband, Robert, of Bangor; two brothers and their wives, Phil and Kay Guerrette, and Nelson and Carmella Guerrette, all of Presque Isle; four sisters, Angie Powers, Arlene Elliott, both of Presque Isle, Edna Albert and her husband, Camille, of Fort Kent and Corinne Levesque and her husband, Alphonse, of Caribou; a brother-in-law, Vaughn Drost of Presque Isle; eight grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four sisters, Lorraine Tardy, Marlene Forbes, Gloria St. Peter and Annie Drost; and four brothers, Carl, Paul, Reno and Peter Guerrette.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Parish of the Precious Blood, with the Rev. Emile Dube, celebrant. Relatives and friends may call 6-8 p.m. Monday at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. Interment will be at North Main Street Catholic Cemetery, Presque Isle. Donations may be made in his memory to CANCER, P.O. Box 811, Presque Isle, ME 04769. Online condolences may be expressed at