John J. Nadeau

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WATERVILLE - John J. Nadeau, 65, of Waterville passed away at his home unexpectedly on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. He was born on Jan. 8, 1954, in Waterville, the son of the late Leroy R. Nadeau and Evelyn (Picard) Nadeau. John was a beloved husband, father and friend. His warmth and kindness endeared him to many.He graduated from Winslow High School in 1972. After high school John was employed at Scott Paper Company and Kimberly Clark Company in Winslow for 25 years. He also worked for Cascades Auburn Fiber in Auburn for 18 years and Molnlycke Healthcare in Wiscasset for 18 months. His retirement in February 2018 was well deserved, but sadly much too short.He married Helen Mathieu on Sept. 18, 1976. They were blessed to share 42 years together and raise two sons. John had an unwavering Christian faith that guided him throughout his life.He always put his family first. His wife, Helen, and sons, Daniel and David, were his greatest joy. John enjoyed coaching his sons' hockey teams when they were younger. He had a wonderful sense of humor and he was always willing to lend a helping hand. He was a fan of all of the Boston sports teams, especially the Red Sox and Boston Bruins. He loved playing golf, fishing with his brother and spending time with his family. Most Saturday mornings he met up with a group of co-workers and friends for breakfast. John is survived by his wife, Helen of Waterville; his son, Daniel and wife, Kahli, of Waterville; his son David of Wells; his brother, Peter Nadeau and wife, Sharon, of Winslow; his brother, James Nadeau and wife, Janet, of Winslow; his brother-in-law, David Mathieu of Waterville; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins.His endless love for all of us will never be forgotten. John will be in our thoughts and hearts forever.The family would like to express our sincere appreciation to Delta Ambulance, Waterville Fire/Rescue, Waterville Police Department, and the staff at the Inland Emergency Department who desperately tried to bring John back to us. We would also like to thank the two men that stopped to render aid until the emergency responders arrived.At his request there will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at 10 a.m., at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 112 Silver St., Waterville. Burial will be private in St. Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove St., Waterville.Arrangements are under the care and direction of Veilleux's Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville, Maine. Please visit www.veilleuxfuneralhome.com to share condolences, memories and tributes with his family.

Published in Central Maine on Jan. 13, 2019
Arrangements under the direction of:
Veilleux Funeral Home
8 Elm Street | Waterville, ME 04901 | (207) 872-7676
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