Denis J. Mathieu

AUGUSTA – Denis J. Mathieu passed away Feb. 21, 2021 at Glenridge LTC Nursing Home after a long illness complicated by Covid-19. Denis was born in Waterville on Dec. 9, 1930 to parents Joseph and Josephine (Busque) Mathieu.

He was a 1949 graduate of Waterville High School. He served in the Air Force and lived and worked in Connecticut for a short time. He married Rachel (Boulette) Mathieu in 1955 and had two daughters. He worked at Keyes Fibre until retirement in 1992.

Denis was predeceased by his daughter Debra Morse, son-in-law Hank Gagnon; sisters, Theresa McCallister and Marguerite Bouthot Hird, brother Larry Mathieu; and nephew Larry Hallee. He is survived by his daughter Susan Gagnon of Winslow; grandchildren, Rachel Gagnon of Haverhill Mass., Mel Gagnon of Winslow, Justin Morse of Denver Colo.; special grand/Godson Curt Morse; former wife Rachel Mathieu; devoted sister-in-law Doris Mathieu, sister Lorraine Hallee of LosLitos, Calif.; as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the staff of the “Valley” at Glenridge, as well as Gil from Health-Reach Hospice.

Funeral and graveside military honors to be planned at a later time due to current travel and gathering restrictions.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of Veilleux and Redington Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville, ME 04901.

In lieu of flowers,

donations may be

made to the:

Mid Maine

Homeless Shelter

19 Colby St.

Waterville, ME 04901

Denis J. Mathieu

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