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Anthony J. Provencher Sr.

Date of Death: October 12, 2017

Date of Birth: June 28, 1941


Anthony J. Provencher Sr., 76, of Mexico passed away Thursday October 12th, 2017 at home with his family by his side. He was born in Mars Hill on June 28th, 1941 to Roland and Pauline Hallett-Provencher.

He was a graduate of Mexico High school class of 1959, and then served his country for eight years. Anthony worked for Owen steel of Florida until failing health brought him and his family back to Maine.

On March 25th, 1961, he married his high school sweetheart, Marlene Harlow and raised four children together.

He will be fondly remembered for his great love of family and friends. Tony enjoyed dancing, football, old movies and spending time with family and friends. The love that he leaves with all of us is everlasting.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Marlene; daughter Laurie LaPointe and her husband Dan of Mexico; sons Anthony Provencher Jr. of Biddeford, and Troy Provencher and companion Ashley of Rumford; daughter-in-law Sue Provencher of Mexico; grandchildren Angela Theriault and husband Nick, Ray Martin, Kayla Provencher, Seth and Ian Provencher, Joseph, Peyton, Alicia and Michael Provencher; great grandchildren Alyvia and Dylan Theriault; Brother Richard Provencher and his wife Jane of Mexico, Terrance Provencher and wife Gloria of Rumford, and Gregory Provencher and wife Teena of Rumford; and many, many cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents Roland and Pauline; his son Rick Provencher; grandson Glendon Whyte Jr.; great granddaughter McKenzie Palmer; sisters Joy Akers and Margo Alexander; Brothers Ronald and Dennis Provencher.

The family would like to thank Androscoggin Home Health and Hospice for their extensive care not only for Tony but for his family. Special thanks to Ryane O’ Leary.

Interment is at Farrington Morton Cemetery in Mexico where committal services will be held on Saturday October 21st, 2017 at 10am.


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