Gary J. Michaud

WINSLOW – Gary J. Michaud, of Winslow, passed unexpectedly on Sept. 4, 2021 at Maine General in Augusta with his wife by his side, after several years of illness.He was born June 23, 1954 to Alfred and Geraldine (Bouchard) Michaud. He graduated from Winslow High School in 1973. He worked for many years in construction and until his retirement in 2012 at Michaud’s Welding for his brother Larry and nephew Dana.He is survived by his wife of 35 years Diana (Fortin) and children Carrie Dugal and her fiancé David Fretz, James Michaud and wife Cathy, Amy Bourget and husband Kenneth, Joshua Partridge and wife Stacey and Matthew Partridge. Gary loved and enjoyed his grandchildren Isaac, Noah and Hannah Dugal, Elliot Michaud, Evan and Natalie Bourget and Boyd and Lincoln Partridge. He is also survived by his sisters Carol Nadeau, Donna Ouellette and Diane and Arnold Pelletier, his brother Larry and Pauline Michaud, sister in-law Barbie and Joe Poirier, brother in-law Joseph and Christine Fortin; mother-in-law Jane and Donald Simpson. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews that he spoke of often and shared many memories. He is missed by his constant companion Ripley, who went everywhere with him and gave him countless hours of love.He will be remembered for his love of being “up north” hunting, fishing and camping, family gatherings and love of food. He had a great passion for baseball, football, wrestling, and the many years he spent coaching Little League Babe Ruth, midget football, and anything the kids were playing. He was especially looking forward to this high school football season and watching his grandson Evan play his senior year at Winslow. He had been involved in the Waterville Elks Clubs for many years, as well as the Winslow Fourth of July committee and high school booster clubs. Our family would like to thank the many healthcare workers that cared for Gary through the years. Recently the Dialysis Center Team in Fairfield and Maine General Medical Center in Augusta. We thank you all for your dedication and tireless service. We also want to thank his niece Kelly for always being there whenever we needed you.
At his request there will be no visitation hours. A celebration of life is being planned for Oct. 3, 2021.

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