Francis LaBrecque Jr.\r\n1926-2018\r\n\r\nWinslow, ME-- Francis LaBrecque Jr. passed away to be with his Lord on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, in Waterville, ME with his family by his side.\r\n\r\nFrancis was born in Waterville, Maine, on June 22, 1926, the son of Francis and Deliska LaBrecque. "Frank" proudly enlisted in the U.S Navy, serving on a PT boat during WWII. He retired From Scott Paper Company in 1987, after 40 years of service.\r\n\r\nHe was an avid outdoorsman. He loved our great state of Maine and all it has to offer.\r\nFrancis really enjoyed the hours he spent fishing on 1st Roach Pond. "up river."\r\n\r\nFrancis was predeceased by his first wife, Anita (Caron); his brothers, Ovila, Lawrence and Joseph; and his dear sister, Julie.\r\n\r\nHe will be greatly missed by his wife Sandra; their three sons and five daughters, Francine Duval and husband Fern of Winslow, ME, Janelle LeBreton and husband Gary of Winslow, ME, Paul LaBrecque and wife Jane of Winslow, ME, Patrice Clarke and husband Richard of So. Carolina, Ronald LaBrecque and wife Nancy of Albion, ME, Robin Corey and husband Scott of Albion, ME, Jason Bickford and wife Marie of Arizona, and Claire LaBrecque and husband Eric of Virginia; his grandchildren, Audery, Frank, Erin, Blade, Peter, Ryan, Matthew, Gage, Winston and Sky; and several nieces and nephews.\r\n \r\nDad very much loved his family.\r\n\r\nVisiting hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 15 at Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield, ME. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 16 at Kennebec Valley Baptist Church, 91 Marston Rd., Waterville, ME. Burial will be held at a later date at Howard Cemetery in Winslow, ME.\r\n\r\nAn online guestbook may be signed and memories shared at www.lawrybrothers.com\r\n\r\nArrangements are by Lawry Brothers Funeral Home, 107 Main St., Fairfield, ME.