Charles A. Fortin

OLD ORCHARD BEACH – Charles A. Fortin, 86, passed away on Oct. 6, 2021, at home after a long illness.

He was born in Orneville, Maine, a son of the late Francis Fortin and Vina (Lagasse) Fortin.

Charles enjoyed crafting, jigsaw and crossword puzzles, watching football and basketball games and relaxing at home with our dog, Bob.

Charles is survived by his daughter, Sherry Kelley and her husband, Dana of Old Orchard Beach; a sister, Pauline Heath of Vermont; five grandchildren, Chris, Michael, Kasie, James and Erin; and several nephews and nieces.

A funeral will be held on Friday Oct. 22 at 11 a.m. at the St Peter’s Church in Bingham, Maine.

Online condolence messages can be submitted at the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service website,

In lieu of flowers,

memorial contributions can be made to:

Hospice of Southern Maine, Scarborough, Maine for their support and comfort of Charles in his final weeks.

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