BANGOR – Clarence L. Veilleux, 92, passed away Nov. 19, 2013, after a long illness, at a local nursing home. He was born Dec. 15, 1920, in Winslow, the son of Leo and Lydia (Belanger) Veilleux.
Clarence serviced in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for many years at Sears and Roebuck in Bangor. Clarence was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. The family especially wants to thank the staff at the Maine Veteran’s Home for the loving care and support provided to Clarence.
Clarence is survived by three daughters, Linda Blanchard of Glenburn, Louise Vose of New Hampshire, and Ellen Veilleux of Eddington; six grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Clarence is predeceased by his wife of 59 years, Robina (Norwood) Veilleux; and one son, Chester Veilleux.
A graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, at Mount Hope Cemetery, Bangor. Those who wish to remember Clarence in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Maine Veteran’s Home, 44 Hogan Road, Bangor, ME 04401. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.