Claude Louis Castonguay

OAKLAND – Claude Louis Castonguay, 73, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on July 26, 2022, after a yearlong battle with cancer. Claude was born Dec. 29, 1948. His is the son of Alcide and Marguerite (Noel) Castonguay. Claude attended schools in Frenchville, and was drafted into the military shortly after. Claude was a lifelong service member of the Army Reserve, having completed tours in Vietnam and Iraq until his retirement in 2008. Claude also worked for the Maine Department of Transportation for over 25 years.

Claude is survived by his wife Linda (Michaud) of 51 years, his daughter Cheryl of Waterville, daughter Sharon and her fiancée Anthony of Oakland, and son Eric and his girlfriend Nicole of Feeding Hills, Mass. Claude also enjoyed the time he got to spend with his grandchildren, who really brought out the best in him. Colby, Jordan, Dylan, Brianna, Jeremih, and Julian.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be Celebrated at 10 a.m., on Monday Aug. 8, 2022 and will be held at Notre Dame Catholic Church 116 Silver Street, Waterville and then transported to Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta.

Arrangement are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memory shared at

In lieu of flowers, we are asking for donations to the fisher house ( who provide temporary housing for family members of sick veterans.

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