Joseph Blais

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1927 - 2018

GREENE - Joseph C. Blais, 91, died Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at St. Mary's Hospital surrounded by his loving family, following a brief illness.

Joseph was born in Lewiston on Feb. 24, 1927 to the late Lionel and Clara (St. Laurent) Blais. He attended local schools, graduating from Lewiston High School, and then entering the U.S. Army, serving as a staff sargent in the Korean Conflict. He married Rita Morin of Augusta, Maine. He was a 47 year employee of Northern Utilities. Joseph enjoyed reading, collecting, telling stories, conversing in both French and English and caring for his animals.

Joseph is survived by his three sons; Marcel Blais and his wife, Janice, of Herman, Ronald Blais and his wife, Jean of Dresden, ME., and Philp Blais and his wife, Deanna, of Greene; three grandchildren, Brian and Spencer Blais and Amanda Mackellar and her husband, Andy; and two great-grandchildren, Lux and Mila.

Joseph was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Rita Blais.

A memorial service will be held in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel, 163 Mt Vernon Road, Augusta, at 10 a.m. on Aug. 6, 2018.

You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Joseph's life by visiting his guest book at: www.thefortingrouplewiston.com
Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services, 70 Horton St., Lewiston.

Published in Central Maine from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
The Fortin Group
70 Horton Street | Lewiston, ME 04240 | (207) 784-4584
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