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Dennis Paul Lafond

July 11, 1953 ~ August 15, 2021 (age 68)

Obituary

Dennis Paul Lafond of Skips Way, New Gloucester, formerly of

Harvard St., Auburn, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 15,

2021 after recently declining health. Denny was born on July 11,

1953, the son of Paul and Elaine (Parker) Lafond. He possessed a

spirit of strength and determination throughout his life, right up to

his last breath. He was a kind and sweet soul, gentle and quiet. He

enjoyed his time at The Progress Center, working on projects and

especially painting pictures. Denny had a great love for trains and

was able to fulfill a dream of a train ride, thanks to staff and his

wonderful care-giver. Denny was predeceased by his parents and

his cousin, William Parker. He is survived by his brother Jack

Lafond and his partner Donna Rochon of PA, cousins Jim Parker and

wife Sandra of Leeds, Carol Hodgkin and Steve of Auburn and

Nancy Hewison and Joly of Indiana. Denny is also survived and will

be dearly missed by his supporter and legal guardian, Ann Parker of

Auburn, as well as close friends and supporters David Pelchat and

Elaine Clukey of Hebron. We extend a sincere thank-you to the staff

who loved and cared for Denny at Skips Way over the years: Jon,

Ray, Trisha, Ruby, Theresa, Karen, and Darrius, and others over the

years who helped keep Denny the strong and independent person he

was. "A special and heart-felt "thank you" to Paulette and her team of angels from Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for their loving care and support through Denny's final journey." To honor Denny, donations may be made to the charity of your

choice.

 

A Graveside Service will be held 10.a.m. Thursday at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 980 Turner Street, Auburn. Arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home. E. Michael Mills will be the Celebrant. Condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonfhllc.com 

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Services

Graveside Service
Thursday
August 19, 2021

10:00 AM
Gracelawn Memorial Park
980 Turner Street
Auburn, ME 04210

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