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Michael R. Brochu

Date of Death: June 21, 2016

Date of Birth: November 4, 1960

Biography:

Michael Raymond Brochu, 55, died, June 21, 2016 at the Hospice House in Auburn, ME after a 5 month battle with brain cancer.  He was born, November 4, 1960 a son of George and Monique (Bissonnette) Brochu.

Mike worked for various trucking companies for over 30 years, primarily serving businesses of the Lewiston/Auburn area. He was currently employed by Conway Freight/XPO Logistics. Mike was a member of the Knights of Columbus Chapter #10019 and was also a member of the Teamsters Union for a number of years.

For many years, Mike played and coached softball for the Lewiston Men’s League and the USSSA organization, where he made many long lasting friendships. He coached several teams, who attended national tournaments. He also enjoyed watching his niece and nephew play various sports. He was an avid hockey, baseball, and football fan. He spent many hours watching the Bruins, Red Sox, Patriots, Notre Dame, and the local professional teams.

Mike is survived by his wife Carol Brochu of Lewiston, his daughters;  Heather Brochu and her partner Troy Fortin of Lewiston, Robin Brochu  and her son Andre Michael Juarez Jr. of Lewiston. Mike also leaves his mother , Monique Brochu of Lewiston, his sister, Sandra Marquis and her husband Dan Marquis of Lewiston, brother, Dan Brochu and his wife Michelle of Scarborough , as well as his nephew Cam Brochu and niece, Courtney Brochu.  Mike is also survived by his extended family, Dan and Jamie Bosse, Abby, Jeremy, and Genieve Dix, and Andrea and Rick Libby.

 Mike was predeceased by his father George Brochu and his Grandparents Raymond and Helen Bissonnette.  

A Committal service will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery Columbarium on Friday, July 8 at 2pm. A celebration of Mike’s life will be held on Saturday, July 9 from 12 noon to 3pm with time for sharing memories at 3 pm at Funeral Alternatives 25 Tampa St. Lewiston.

In lieu of flowers the family as that donations be made to The Patrick Dempsey Center for Cancer Hope & Healing,  29 Lowell St, Lewiston, ME 04240, Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave Lewiston, ME 04240, or the DanaFarber Cancer Institute, 450 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215 .

Services are under the direction of Funeral Alternatives 25 Tampa St. Lewiston, ME www.funeralalternatives.net

 

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