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Felix O. Pinette

Obituary
December 28, 1930 - October 20, 2009
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Topsham-Felix O. Pinette age 78 of Lewiston Road died Tuesday, October 20th with his family by his side after a long illness with lung cancer.
He was born in Topsham, December 28, 1930 one of eleven children to Alphonse and Cecile Beauregard Pinette.
From 1951 to 1954, Felix served in the Army with his twin brother Phillip. They served together in Alaska.
On June 19, 1954 Felix married Lena Laffely.
Felix started working at the Livernois IGA in 1957 as a meat cutter, then to Cottle’s Supermarket and Shop & Save. Felix then worked at Bowdoin College for ten years and after retirement worked part-time at Downeast Energy for nineteen years.
Felix and his wife owned and operated Pinette’s Deer Cutting for thirty years. Hunters from all over the state went to him to have their deer, moose or bear processed. Felix would often say he had the fastest knife in town. Felix had a great sense of humor that he maintained throughout his life.
For eighteen years, Felix enjoyed his camp in Byron. He enjoyed his ATV and traveling with his wife Lena. Felix had visited Alaska twice and traveled across country three times. Felix enjoyed playing cards and going to casinos.
He was a member of the Topsham Trail Riders and was also a member of St. John’s the Baptist Church.
Surviving besides his wife Lena of fifty five years are two daughters; Kathleen Quintal and her husband Gerry of West Gardiner and Nancy Pinette and her partner Connie Pelkey of Augusta. A son Paul Pinette and his wife Jennifer of Bowdoinham. Four grandchildren; Joseph Tourtelotte, Ryan and Emilia Pinette all of Bowdoinham and Derrick Quintal of West Gardiner.
Three brothers; Francis Pinette and his wife Patricia of Durham and Edgewater, FL ; Alfred Pinette and his wife Gloris of Arrowsic and Roland Pinette and his wife Ursula of Bowdoinham. Three sisters; Lucy Begley of Lewiston, Jeanne Williams of Silverhill, AL and Jacqueline Sargent and her husband George of Mattawamkeag. A sister-in-law Louise Pinette St.Pierre of Topsham. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was also predeceased by his twin brother Phillip, his brother Louis, his sisters Rita Doucette and Claire Ducharme.
Visiting hours will be held 2-4 & 6-8PM Thursday at Stetson’s Funeral Home 12 Federal St. Brunswick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Friday at St. John’s the Baptist Church Pleasant, St. Brunswick with Rev. Frank Murray officiating. Interment with military honors will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Brunswick.
The family would like to invite you to join them at the Stetson’s Funeral Home Reception Center 12 Federal St. Brunswick immediately following the committal services at St. John’s Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers those who wish may make memorial donations to the Autism Society of Maine, 72B Main Street., Winthrop, ME 04364 or to CHANS Home Health Care, 60 Baribeau Drive Brunswick, ME 04011.
A memorial tribute may be viewed and memorial condolences may be expressed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com