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Tribute to World War II veterans at Madawaska

Posted Oct. 15, 2013, at 11:45 a.m.
Pictured (standing left to right): Percy Thibeault, Master of Ceremonies; Cliff Guerrette, Commander Post 145; Barbara Haslette, representing US Senator Michael Michaud; Phil Collins, representing US Senator Susan Collins; Joel Cyr, Commander Post 147. World War II Veterans (sitting, second row) Maurice Sirois, Tom Clavette, Robert Michaud, Roland Michaud, Armand Martin, Adrian Cyr; (sitting, front row) Clovis Daigle, Gerard Michaud, Louis Dufour, Nivard Hebert, Clarence Cyr.
Pictured (standing left to right): Percy Thibeault, Master of Ceremonies; Cliff Guerrette, Commander Post 145; Barbara Haslette, representing US Senator Michael Michaud; Phil Collins, representing US Senator Susan Collins; Joel Cyr, Commander Post 147. World War II Veterans (sitting, second row) Maurice Sirois, Tom Clavette, Robert Michaud, Roland Michaud, Armand Martin, Adrian Cyr; (sitting, front row) Clovis Daigle, Gerard Michaud, Louis Dufour, Nivard Hebert, Clarence Cyr.

MADAWASKA, Maine — A tribute to World War II veterans was held on Aug. 27, at Ridgewood Estates in Madawaska to honor the World War II Veterans of Post 145 in Frenchville and Post 147 in Madawaska. A certificate and an American flag were presented to each veteran.

Following the awards ceremony, refreshments were served by Ridgewood Estates.

 The following veterans were in the group photo: Percy Thibeault, Master of Ceremonies; Cliff Guerrette, Commander Post 145; Joel Cyr, Commander Post 147; Maurice Sirois, Tom Clavette, Robert Michaud, Roland Michaud, Armand Martin, Adrian Cyr, Clovis Daigle, Gerard Michaud, Louis Dufour, Nivard Hebert, Clarence Cyr.

 Other remaining World War II veterans of Posts 145 and 147 who were unable to attend include: Alfred Turgeon, Joseph Cyr, Elmer Hunting, and Alphe Pelletier.

 During the planning of the event, three other World War II veterans passed away: Maurice Raymond, Don Michaud, and Oneil Dumais.

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