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Joseph A. Deschaines

Date of Death: July 1, 2014

Date of Birth: December 21, 1941


Lewiston, Maine-Joseph A. Deschaine, 72, of Wethersfield, CT, died on Tuesday July 1 at D'Youvilie Pavilion in Lewiston after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

He was born in Van Buren on December 21, 1941, the son of Oswald & Marguerite Deschaine.

He enjoyed watching his favorite baseball team, the NY Yankees and playing Bingo with his friends. He was also an avid shopper and always wanted to dress to impress. Joseph will be remembered most for his sharp wit and tremendous sense of humor.

He is survived by his brother Raymond Deschaine and wife Barbara of East Hartford, Connecticut and his 3 sisters Madeline Beaupre and husband Patrick of Sabattus, ME, Carlene Bernard and husband Jerry of Lac Etchemin, Quebec, & Patsy Caron and husband Raymond of Grand Falls, New Brunswick and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; his sister Jeannine; his brothers Oswald Jr., Robert and Roland. He was also predeceased by his life partner Earl Mifflin.

Joseph's family would like to give special thanks to the staff on 4 East at D'Youville Pavilion for the excellent care they provided him and the compassion they had for the family. They also want to thank the Hospice team provided to him by Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for the care and compassion they provided him in his final days. We all love you.

Visitation will be at Dillon Baxter Funeral Home, 1276 Berlin Turnpike, Wethersfield, CT on Friday, July 11, 2014 from 6 – 8pm with the Funeral Service being held on Saturday, July 12, 2014 at the Corpus Christi Church 601 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT at 9am. Burial will follow at Mt. St. Benedict, Bloomsfield, CT

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