Raymond Rousseau

15 years ago

ImageRousseau, Raymond, 87, July 22, 2009.  Arrangements by Bowers Funeral Home, Houlton.  Interment was held in the Linneus Cemetery.
LINNEUS – Raymond Rousseau, 87, died July 22, 2009. He was born June 23, 1922, in Metheun, Mass., the son of William and Orise (Allie) Rousseau.
    Raymond served in the Merchant Marines during World War II. Ray's hobbies were restoring anything, especially Model T's. He opened Linneus Convenience Store.
    He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Dorothy (Whitten) Rousseau of Linneus; four children, Jean and her husband, Steve Chabot, of Linneus, Nancy Blackden of Yreka, Calif., William and his wife, Gayle Rousseau, of Metheun, Mass., and Richard and his wife, Whitney Rousseau, of Biddeford; 15 grandchildren; one great-grandson; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents; two brothers; and one sister.
    Friends called 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Bowers Funeral Home, 10 Water St., Houlton. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Houlton, with Father David Raymond, celebrant. Interment was at Linneus Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Houlton Humane Society or the Alzheimer's Association, care of Bowers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 579, Houlton, ME 04730.