FAIRFIELD - Norman R. Michaud, 68, passed on to his heavenly home April 21, 2014, at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta, surrounded by family. He was born Aug. 1, 1945, in Waterville, the son of Emile and Mary Ann (Chasse) Michaud.
He graduated from Waterville High School in 1965. He was employed by the Waterville Police Department as a sergeant for 25 years and also worked for part of his career at Huhtamaki.
On July 17, 1998, he married Bunny(Frazier) Brier. Norman was an active, lifetime member of the Elks Club. He loved sports, especially the Patriots and the Red Sox, and playing cards with his Elks buddies.
Norman is survived by his wife Bunny (Frazier) Brier, of Fairfield; children Jon, Brian and Lori; daughter-in-law Keri; stepdaughter Tracey Roxby and Laurie Frazier; eight grandchildren, who loved their "Poppy"; and his dog, Stormy. He was predeceased by his parents, Emile and Mary Ann Michaud; and first wife Linda (Veilleux) Michaud.
The family would like to express thanks to Dr. Andrew Hertler for the amazing care he gave Norm for many years. We owe him a debt of gratitude as well as the staff of the Harold Alfond Center for Cancer Care, and the Thayer laboratory for treating us like family. We also wish to thank Bunny's hospital "family" for all their love and support during this very difficult time; also, thanks to the oncology staff. You were all so wonderful. A special thank-you to our dear friends Julie and Erin Akins for helping care for Norm, Me and Stormy.
A memorial service will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Notre Dame church in Wateville. Burial will follow at St. Francis Cemetery in Waterville.
In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make donations in Norm's name to MaineGeneral Health (Nursing Education Fund), Office of Philanthropy, P.O. Box 828, Waterville, ME 04903-0828.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan.