BRUNSWICK — Andre Menard, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, September 29th, 2016. Andre was born in Brunswick, Maine on April 3rd, 1927.He attended Brunswick Schools. After serving in the Navy during WWII, Andre married the love of his life Marguerite Pelletier. Andre spent several years working in the Verney Mill as a loom fixer. From there he worked at the Pejepscot Mill as a refiner operator for 32 years until retirement. He was a member of the All Saints Parish. Andre loved to play tennis, ride his bike and play with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Andre was even water skiing until the age of 80. He had a great sense of humor that kept everyone on their toes.

 

 

Andre is survived by his wife of almost 66 years, his children Gerry and his wife Cathy Menard, Roland and his wife Jeri Menard from Westerly, RI, Marc and Susan Menard from Durham, ME and Teri and Mark Green from Hancock, ME. Marguerite and Andre have nine grandchildren: Brian Menard, Julie Oakley, Doug Menard, Matthew Menard, Emily Menard, Dale and Shawn Menard, Nate Green and Abby Baker and their spouses. They also have nine great grandchildren: Zach and Alyssa Menard, Aiden and Haley Oakley, Colin and Annie Menard, and Claire and Lucy Menard and Miles Menard.

The family would like to thank the staff of Chans as well as The Garden at Thornton Hall for their excellent and compassionate care that they provided during his final day.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Charles Church, 132 McKeen Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 1:00pm at All Saints Parish, St. Charles Catholic Church, 132 McKeen Street, Brunswick, Maine 04011. Andre will be laid to rest at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston.

To share your thoughts and condolences with the family, please visit www.desmondfuneralhomes.com.