NORTH JAY – Mark Arris Nadeau, 58, of North Jay, died unexpectedly, Monday evening, Nov. 3, 2008 at his home in North Jay.
He was born on May 14, 1950, a son of Arris Bliss and Eleanor (Trask) Nadeau, Jr. He attended Wilton schools graduating from Wilton Academy in 1968. Mark worked as a millwright at the New Page mill in Rumford. He was a member of the Jay Fire Department and served as a trustee on the North Jay Water District.
He was an avid camper, NASCAR fan (particularly of the Earnhardts), ice-fisherman, and motorcyclist. He also enjoyed time spent with his family, especially his grandchildren and putting on big Sunday dinners at his home.
Mark is survived by his wife, Sandy of Jay, whom he married on, Aug. 22, 2006; two daughters, Melissa Lebel and her husband, Brian of Minot and Mindy Cote and her husband, William of Lewiston; two step-children, Erica Robison of Auburn and Scott Harriman and his fiancé, Kristina Fucini of Auburn; four siblings, Susan Knockwood and her husband, Harold of North Jay, Jeff Nadeau and his companion, Paula Strout of North Jay, Kimberly Downs and her husband, Richard “Dickie” of Winn and David Nadeau and his wife, Kevin of Newton, NC; grandchildren, Joshua and Sarah Rushing, Nathan and Jacob Cote, Tianna Harriman, Malayka Harriman and Jayden Robison; mother-in-law, Georgette Poliquin of Auburn. He was predeceased by his parents.
Funeral services will be held, 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 7, 2008 at the Wiles Remembrance Center, 136 High St., Wilton. Family and friends are invited to call at the center, 6-8PM, Thu., Nov. 6, 2008 with members of the Jay Fire Department serving as an Honor Guard. Interment will be at the Lakeview Cemetery in Wilton. Gifts may be given in his memory to the Diabetes Education Center, c/o Franklin Memorial Hospital, 111 Franklin Health Commons, Farmington, ME 04938. Mark’s family asks that those in attendance of his services dress casually and comfortably. Words of condolence may be sent to email@example.com.