Vincent “Vinny” P. Dostie

WATERVILLE – Vincent “Vinny” P. Dostie, 83, of Waterville, passed Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2024.

Vincent was born in Waterville, Aug. 29, 1940, to Harvey and Violet (Rancourt) Dostie.

Vincent was predeceased by his parents Harvey and Violet Dostie of Waterville; brothers David Dostie of Waterville and Ricky Dostie of Sidney, and sisters Collinette “Connie” Jordan of Skowhegan, Pauline Bartlett of Fairfield, Maurine Champagne of Fairfield, Zilda Champagne of Waterville; and wives Rebecca E. Dostie and Olive Dostie.

Vincent is survived by his brother, William “Billy” Dostie and wife Sandra of Sidney. He is also survived by five sons and their families, Larry and wife Kimberly Dostie of Seabrook, N.H., three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; Vincent Jr. and wife Anna Dostie of Rome, Ga., three grandchildren and one great-grandchild; Harvey and wife Tracey Dostie of Standish, three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; James and wife Maureen Dostie of Durham, two grandchildren; David and wife Leah Dostie of Oakland, two grandchildren.

He worked in various mechanical trades throughout his life: HVAC/Sheetmetal, Plumbing and Pipe Fitting before finishing his career as a Boiler Maker for Maine Central Railroad. He was a member of the Waterville Elks Lodge and Waterville Masonic Lodge. Later in years, he developed a love for his pets, none would go without a treat every time he petted them.

The family will hold a private memorial service.

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

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may donate in Vince’s memory to

Humane Society

Waterville Area

100 Webb Rd.

Waterville, ME 04901 or

Hospice of Southern Maine

390 U.S. Route One

Scarborough, ME 04074

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