Real Trepanier

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Real B. Trepanier
1943 - 2017
WINSLOW - Real B. Trepanier, 73, died late Tuesday evening June 13, 2017, at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta, after a prolonged illness. He was born in Lac Megantic, Canada on Nov. 7, 1943, the son of Victor and Maria (Fredette) Trepanier.
Real was a Waterville High School graduate and a U.S. Army veteran serving in both Germany and Vietnam. After his military service, he entered the work force at Fraser Paper Mill in Madawaska for 10 years, then he returned to Winslow where he was employed for 20 years for Scott Paper Co. as a treatment plant operator.
Real was the historian for 10 years for the Bourque-Lanigan Post # 5 American Legion in Waterville. He was also a talented violin player, ham radio operator, bird carver, growing bonzaii plants and gold-leaf painting.
Real is survived by his loving wife, Jeannine (Rancourt) Trepanier of Winslow, Two daughters, Natalie Cyr and husband Vance of Vassalboro and Sonia Trepanier of Winslow, two brothers, Patrick Trepanier of Norridgewock and Clement Trepanier and wife Jaella of Tifton, Ga. and sister-in-law Jackie (Rancourt) Boulet of Winslow; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Real was predeceased by his young siblings, Gaeton, Marielle, Richard Trepanier and older siblings Paul and Carmen Trepanier.
The family wishes to thank Dr. David Preston for his friendship, care and compassion to Real during his illness.
Friends may visit with family on Sunday June 18, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m.. at the Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Monday June 19, 2017, at St. John the Baptist Church, 47 Monument St. Winslow. Committal prayers and military honors will follow in St Francis Catholic Cemetery, Grove Street, Waterville. A luncheon will be served after the services at the American Legion Hall, College Avenue, Waterville.
An online guestbook may be signed and condolences expressed at www.gallantfh.com



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Published in Central Maine on June 16, 2017