WATERVILLE -- Dominique E. "Dom" Bolduc, 92, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 31, 2013, at Lakewood Manor with his granddaughter, Joan, by his side. He was born in Waterville on July 20, 1920, a son of Philip and Florida (Roy) Bolduc.
Dom was educated in Waterville schools and went on to work for Scott Paper Co. for 41 years, until his retirement. He also served 21 years with the Waterville Fire Department. He married Joan Thibodeau at Notre Dame Catholic Church in 1941.
He was an active communicant at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Waterville, and a lifetime member of the Waterville Elks Lodge. Dom greatly enjoyed fishing, hunting, golfing, bowling and traveling to Hawaii.
Dom is survived by his loving wife of 71 years, Joan Bolduc, of Waterville; three children, Dana Bolduc and wife Monica, of Arizona, Judy Veilleux and husband Richard, of Sidney, and David Bolduc and wife Mary Jane, of Waterville; 11 grandchildren, Joan Bolduc, of Waterville, Jane Stevenson and husband Mark, of Gilbert, Ariz., Jessica Marquis and husband Timothy, of Orono, Jennifer Thomson and husband James, of Fort Rucker, Ala., Matthew Bolduc and wife Sandra, of Avondale, Ariz., Bob Veilleux and wife Sue, of Carmel, Billy Veilleux and wife Nikki, of Waterville, Karl Roy and significant other Marilia Sardinha, of Winslow, Karen Allen and husband Tom, of Waterville, Christina Bolduc, of Waterville, and Kelli Fales and husband Cory, of Winslow; 26 great-grandchildren, Benjamin, Dana, Holly, Lacie, Kayla, Joshua, Gabrielle, Ryan, Andrew, Tyler, Connor, Jordan, Nathan, Matthew, Dominique, Emily, Jade, Travis, Ryan, Devyn, Brooke, Ava, Joslynn, Alexander, Emma and Kayla; and four great-great grandchildren; a close friend, Mr. Fisher; as well as nieces, nephews and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents; a son, Donald P. Bolduc; five siblings, the Rev. Auguste Bolduc, Albert Bolduc, Evelyn Veilleux, Yvonne Giguere and Arlene Morin.
Dominique's family would like to extend a special thank-you to Dr. Henry Colt and staff at Maine Dartmouth for their excellent care over the years and also to Lakewood Continuing Care Center, especially Diane, Heather and Rick.
Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at Veilleux Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, at Notre Dame Catholic Church on Silver Street. Burial will be at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Veilleux Funeral Home, 8 Elm St., Waterville; 872-7676; www.veilleuxfuneralhome.com.