FAIRFIELD, ME--John E. Rancourt, of Fairfield, Maine passed away Monday, December 16, 2019, at Mt. St. Josephs in Waterville, Maine after a two-decade long battle with Parkinson’s disease. \r\n\r\nHe was born in Waterville, Maine on September 22, 1948, the son of Albert and Jane Rancourt (Raymond). He graduated from Waterville Senior High school in 1966, and Unity College in 1972. \r\n\r\nHe had a long career in sales, but his greatest professional passion was owning The Great American Deli in Waterville, Maine. He also loved his time with Maine Maple Products in Madison, Maine. \r\n\r\nJohn had many interests and hobbies that he was passionate about until the very end. He never let Parkinson’s stop his love of wood-working and furniture making, fishing, camping, painting, and sharing his talents in the kitchen with his friends and loved ones. Especially the “Annual Great Christmas Breakfast!” \r\n\r\nHe was predeceased by his parents, Albert and Jane Rancourt (Raymond). \r\n\r\nHe is survived by his wife of 47 years, Georgia Phillips-Rancourt; their three daughters, Alisa McDonald & companion Michael Halloran of Fairfield, Maine, Andrea Hamlin & companion Chad Donovan of New Gloucester, Maine, and Danielle Rancourt-Veino and husband Larry Veino Jr. of Hollis, New Hampshire; grandchildren, Chris Duffy & wife Hannah Duffy, Devin McDonald & companion Chelsea Page, Corey Foye & companion Hannah Jabar, Mallory McDonald & companion Maximilian Voigt, and Meghan and Camden Veino; greatgrandchildren, Finnegan and Elsie Duffy; his brother George Rancourt and wife Claudette Rancourt. nephew Nick Rancourt and niece Krista Rancourt-Fogg; as well as several cousins and nieces and nephews. \r\n\r\nThere will be a graveside service held in the spring at a time to be determined.