MILLINOCKET -- Edgar N. Landry, 79, died peacefully Saturday, April 14, 2007, at the Maine Veterans' Home, Bangor. He was born November 12, 1927, in Millinocket, the son of Alex and Anna (Boutot) Landry.
Edgar attended Millinocket schools, before going to work on the C.C. Road, now called the Brownville Road. He worked at Great Northern Paper, Millinocket, before joining the Army and serving for three years. He then returned to Millinocket, where he resumed working at Great Northern Paper, as a machine tender for more than 40 years. In 1964, after taking night classes, he graduated from Stearns High School. Edgar was a member of American Legion Post No. 80 and B.P.O.E. No. 1521, Millinocket, and the Maine Snowmobile Association. He was also a communicant and former choir member at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church. He also belonged to the Millinocket Players, taking part in productions of "Li'l Abner" and "South Pacific." Edgar greatly enjoyed fishing, ice fishing and snowmobiling. He loved spending time with his family and living in the Greater Millinocket area and especially spending time at his camp on Ambejejus Lake, Millinocket.
Edgar is survived by three sons: Richard M. Landry and his wife, Lee Ann Goddard, of Millinocket, Robert Landry and his wife, Catherine, of East Millinocket and Bruce Landry and his wife, Linda, of New Hampshire; eight brothers, Martin Landry of California, Phil Landry of Connecticut, Alex Landry of Houston, Pat Landry of Millinocket, Ray Landry of San Antonio, Rudy Landry of East Millinocket, Michael Landry of Connecticut, and Leroy Landry of Howland; eight grandchildren: Heather Baine, Aaron Landry, Gered Landry, Robbie Landry, Shawn Landry, Eric Firkey, Lisa Kennedy and Kristine Sullivan; eight-greatgrandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Edgar will also be missed by special friends and neighbors, Gloria Morneault, the Amoes family and Don and Joyce Dow.
He was predeceased by his parents; his wife, Mary J. (Coffin) Landry; a sister, Alexine Tinkham; and a lifelong friend, Ed Morneault.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 2:00 - 4:00 and from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Tuesday at Bouchard-Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack Street, Millinocket, where a rosary service will be held at 7:00 p.m. by the Daughters of Isabella, Little Flower Circle. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 112 Maine Avenue, Millinocket. Spring interment will be at Millinocket Cemetery, Millinocket. Gifts in memory of Edgar may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, 10 Field Street, Millinocket, ME 04462. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.lamsonfh.com.