Alyre J. Chasse

Posted March 06, 2013, at 7:46 p.m.

GREENVILLE – Alyre J. Chasse, 93, died March 5, 2013, at Orono Commons. He was born Feb. 7, 1920, in Claire, New Brunswick, son of Alfred and Alice (Saucier) Chasse.

Alyre moved to Greenville at age 18, and served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the European Theater. He worked for Atlas Plywood Co., Greenville, and later for Great Northern Paper Co., until his retirement in 1982. He was a communicant of Holy Family Catholic Church, Greenville, and was a member of American Legion Post, Greenville. He enjoyed music and played many instruments.

He is survived by his wife, Helen (Kozlowski) Chasse of Lyman; son, Roger Chasse and wife, Joyce, of Orrington; two daughters, Ellie Lizotte and partner, Kendell Campbell, of Hampden and Katie Gallant and husband, Mitch, of Hermon; five grandchildren, Todd, Troy, Randy, Ron and Lisa; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Marion (O’Leary) Chasse; son, Alfred Chasse; four brothers, Conrad, Alcide, Gerard and Phil; and three sisters, Aurora, Ida and Bertha.

A Mass of Christian burial will celebrated at a later date at Holy Family Catholic Church, Greenville. Burial will be at Greenville Cemetery. Arrangements by Crosby & Neal, Greenville. For an online guest register, go to