Rene J. Hebert

11 years ago

AR Rene HebertAmerican Flag ColorHebert, Rene J., 83, May 12, 2013.  Funeral service to be held Thursday, May 16 at 11 a.m. at Parish of the Precious Blood, St. Louis Catholic Church, Limestone, with a time of fellowship following in the curch reception area.  Interment to be held on Friday, May 17 at 1 p.m. at the Northern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Caribou.  Arrangements by Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, Fort Fairfield.


 LIMESTONE & PRESQUE ISLE – Rene J. Hebert, 83, husband of Mrs. Loretta (Roix) Hebert, passed away Sunday morning, May 12, 2013, at a Presque Isle healthcare facility, following an extended illness. He was born August 2, 1929, in Saint Agatha, the son of Joseph and Isabelle (Roy) Hebert.
    He was educated in Saint Agatha and went on to serve his country with the United States Army during the Korean War in the 2nd Armored Division, stationed in Germany. He was married to Loretta Roix on April 21, 1954 and had been employed as an ironworker for many years, affiliated with the Local Iron Workers Union Number 496. Rene had been a dedicated communicant of the Parish of the Precious Blood, St. Louis Catholic Church, Limestone and since moving to Presque Isle five years ago, became a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
    In addition to his parents, Mr. Hebert was predeceased by four brothers, Emile, Albert, Joel and Patrick Hebert; seven sisters, Jeanne Beebe, Lillian Brandas, Diane Pazderka, Yvette Hebert, Adrienette Dube, Ernestine Tolisano, Roseanne Gervais. He is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Loretta of Presque Isle; as well as numerous nieces and nephews; and extended family members.
    In keeping with Rene’s wishes, there will be no calling hours. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday, May 16, 2013, at 11 a.m. at the Parish of the Precious Blood, St. Louis Catholic Church, Main Street, Limestone with the Rev. James Albert, celebrant. A time of continued fellowship with refreshments will be held after the Mass in the church reception area. The interment service will be conducted Friday, May 17, 2013, at 1 p.m. at the Northern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Caribou. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mr. Hebert to the St. Louis Catholic Church Building Fund, care of the Parish of the Precious Blood, P.O. Box 625, Caribou, Maine 04736. Envelopes will be available at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. Online condolences may be expressed at www.giberson dorseyfuneralhome.com.