MILFORD – Leon Joseph Vienneau, 81, passed away peacefully July 25, 2012, at home, after a long illness. He was born June 9, 1931, in Mackamp, the eldest son of Edmund and Adrienne (Lamontagne) Vienneau.
After graduating from Greenville High School in 1949, he worked for the railroad, and as a hunting and fishing guide, and served in the U.S. Army from 1950 to 1952. From 1955 until his retirement in 1999, Leon worked for the U.S. Customs Service as an inspector and port director in Vanceboro. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 172 for 58 years. Prior to his illness Leon enjoyed hunting and fishing with his three sons, working in his vegetable gardens and raspberry patch, and most of all, relaxing in his chair on the front porch.
In addition to his parents, Leon was predeceased by his brother, Paul; and son, Alan. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Charlene; son, Glen and wife, Laurie, of Clovis, N.M.; son, Paul and wife, Virginie, of Milford; grandchildren, Jessica, Sarah, Kimberly, Ryan and Ethan; and two great-grandchildren, Keegan and Kaden.
Relatives and friends may call 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 27, at Greenlawn Funeral Home, Bangor. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at St. John’s Catholic Church, Bangor. Interment will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, at Maine Veterans Cemetery, Augusta.