Normand T. Bourret
RUMFORD -- Normand T. Bourret, 79, died on January 9, 2013 at his residence with his loving family by his side. A lifelong resident of the area, he made his home on Franklin Street, Rumford.
He was born in Rumford on February 25, 1933, a son of Agenard and Jeanne (Carrier) Bourret. He graduated from Stephens High School in Rumford Class of 1950 and graduated 1st in his class from the U.S. Navy Pipe Fitter School in Norfolk, VA Class of 1953.
He served with the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He had worked as a plumber in the family business A. Bourret & Son Plumbing and Heating in Rumford for many years and then retired from Local #783 in 1997 as a pipe fitter.
Normand was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius – St. John Church and was a member of Napoleon Ouellette Post #24, American Legion.
Normand was married in Long Beach, L.I., NY on May 14, 1955 to the late Elizabeth McGee, who died on September 1, 1985. He then married in Rocky Hill, CT on February 19, 1993 to the former Doris T. Bedard, who survives of Rumford.
Other survivors include daughters, Kathleen Bourret and husband, Darren Wardwell of Litchfield, NH, Suzanne Dorion and husband, Mark of New Gloucester, Loretta Boivin and husband, Darren of Eustis; sons, Normand J. Bourret and wife, Vicki of New Gloucester, Michael T. Bourret and partner, Kim Doughty of Bailey Island, Thomas B. Bourret and wife, Mindy of Rumford; step-children, Michael Pelletier of Marlborough, CT, Julie Rosa and husband, Jorge of McKinney, TX, Gerard Pelletier of Coventry, CT, Lisa Flemke and husband, Len of Dover-Foxcroft, and Susan Hassett and husband, Shane of Glastonbury, CT; many grandchildren and step-grandchildren and one great-grandson; sisters, Marie Fournier and husband, Robert of Woonsocket, RI, and sister, Suzanne Bourret, P.M. of Hudson, NH; a brother, Georges Bourret and wife, Patricia of Lexington, SC; sisters-in-law, Mona Bourret of Southbury, CT, and Theresa Bourret of Findlay, OH.
He was predeceased by a son, James Bourret; and two brothers, Leopold and Jean Louis Bourret.