Remi L. Plante
TAMPA, FL -- Remi L. Plante, 95, died on September 24, 2013 at the Woodbridge Nursing & Rehab Center in Tampa, FL. He was formerly of Rumford.
Born in Rumford on September 5, 1918, he was the son of Ulric and Mabel (Roussin) Plante. He was a 1936 graduate of Stephens High School in Rumford.
He served in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946. He was employed at the Main Coated Division of the former Oxford Paper Company in Rumford for several years, for Chandler’s Department Store from 1946 to 1973 and for Western Maine Transportation until his retirement in 1981.
He was a member of Robert Shand Post #1641, VFW; former member of Blazing Star Lodge #30 AF & AM and Lodge of Perfection, Prince of Jerusalem & Rose Croux Dicky Chapter, Valley of Lewiston & 32 Degree Maine Consistory, Valley of PortlandHe married Elizabeth (Betty) Chandler in August 1940 and together they had four children. Sadly, Betty passed away on Mother's Day, May 13, 1973.
He was married in Brooklyn, NY on October 28, 1975 to Grace A.C. Dunn, who died in Tampa, FL on December 21, 2002.
He is survived by a son, Russell H. Plante and his wife, Kathy of Kittery; three daughters, Maribeth C. Taylor and her husband, Stanton of Willard, OH, Holly Waddles and her husband, Oscar of Tampa, FL, and Deborah C. Greenlaw and her husband, Al of Stonington; a sister, Lucille Plante of Provincetown, MA; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.