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16 Pleasant Street
Augusta, ME 04330
Phone: 207-622-9311
Fax: 207-622-9313
Donald Duplessis

Donald R Duplessis

Tuesday, December 10th, 1929 - Thursday, July 9th, 2020
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AUGUSTA, MAINE
Donald R. Duplessis, age 90, died Thursday, July 9, 2020 at MaineGeneral Rehabilitation and Nursing Care Center at Glenridge after a brief stay, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Augusta, ME on December 10, 1929 a son of the late Zepherin and Irene (Desruisseaux) Duplessis.
Mr. Duplessis was a graduate of Cony High School and Gates Business School in Augusta.
He had been employed as a Mail Carrier for the US Postal Service for over 35 years.
Mr. Duplessis was a communicant of St. Augustine Catholic Church and was a US Navy veteran, serving as a SeaBee for 24 years in both active and reserve duty.
Donald loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoying his time at camp in Eustis.
He was pre-deceased by two brothers: George and Richard Duplessis and a granddaughter, Aimee Longval.
Mr. Duplessis is survived by his wife of 69 years, Priscilla D. (Melanson) Duplessis of Augusta; two sons: Donald Duplessis of Augusta and Richard Duplessis and his wife Hilda of Belgrade; six daughters: Donna Lerman and her husband Arthur of Venice, FL, Diane Morrill and her husband Jamie of Fernandina Beach, FL, Suzanne LaRochelle and her husband Dale of Winthrop, Karen Tims and her husband Lewis of Manchester, Anne Crawford and her husband Tim of Monmouth and Elizabeth Steward and her companion Ricky Trask of Manchester; two sisters: Rita Valliere of Augusta and Christine Gay of Vassalboro; 19 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to the staff at Glenridge for the care and compassion they showed to Don and the family while in their care. A special thank you to his sister-in-law, Diane Bennett for her love and support during Don’s illness.
Adhering to CDC guidelines of personal distancing and wearing of masks, relatives and friends may visit from 4-6 PM on Wednesday, July 22nd at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. A private Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Augusta. Burial and committal prayers will be at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta.
Those who desire may make donations in Donald’s memory to: St. Augustine Catholic Church, 24 Washington St., Augusta, ME, 04330.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Plummer Funeral Home
    Address
    16 Pleasant Street
    Augusta, ME 04330
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  • Interment

    Location
    Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    163 Mt. Vernon Road
    Augusta, ME 04330
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    At a later date.

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Merrilee Bonney

Posted at 03:37am
Donna and family- So very sorry to learn of your father’s passing. Hoping you will find solace in your memories and strength to bear this loss with grace. You are in my thoughts.
Merrilee Bonney
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HR family

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Anne & family: Our deepest sympathies during your time of loss, our thoughts/prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Frank L and Vickie Crawford

Posted at 10:57am
Our warmest condolences, may he rest peace. Frank and Vickie Crawford and Family
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Robert Wheelock

Posted at 04:47pm
We are so sorry to hear of Don's passing. There are always those great memories of being with him at Mud Pond hunting camp and his daily visits @ Whipper's Pizza. Thinking of you all during this time. He is missed!
Whipper & RIta
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Terry Huffman

Posted at 09:08am
Sorry to hear about my old friend Don making his last delivery!! We worked at the Post office I took over his route when he retired. He will be missed by all you knew him . My condolences to the family Terry Huffman
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