CONNOR TOWNSHIP – Maurice T. Soucy, 79, died Feb. 14, 2013, in Bangor. He was born in Seigas, New Brunswick, son of the late Thomas and Mary (Fournier) Soucy.
He married Anita Mazerolle and they moved to Connor to begin their family. Mr. Soucy was a hardworking woodsman for a number of years and in 1966 he became an ironworker and joined Iron Workers Local 496. Maurice enjoyed his new occupation immensely and traveled to many states, framing and building numerous structures and bridges. He was a lifelong member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church and was also a fourth degree member of Fred V. Brescia Council 1870 Knights of Columbus. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved to hunt and fish. He enjoyed telling his “tall tales” at his son’s repair shop and local eateries over coffee, while also enjoying the company of his many friends.
Surviving in addition to his loving and devoted wife of more than 56 years, Anita, are his children, Josee Strachan and husband, Robb, of Calgary, Alberta, Bobby Soucy of Connor, Yvan Soucy and his significant other, Doreen, of Colchester, Conn., Norman Soucy and his significant other, Alma, of Woodland, Nelson Soucy of Connor, Gerald Soucy and wife, Mila, of Mayfield, N.Y., and Jim Soucy and wife, Tammy, of Connor; one sister, Gaby Monette of Montreal; his grandchildren, whom he adored and enjoyed spending time with, Jessica Fauve, Allison and Josh Soucy, Chaster Johnson, Danielle, Rachel and Jessica Soucy; several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at Parish of the Precious Blood, Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Father Emile Dube officiating. Interment will be at Sacred Heart Cemetery. After the services all are invited to a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at the parish hall. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
“Forever in our hearts”