Andrea Jean P. Bolduc, 89

Jean Bolduc

Jean Bolduc

RUMFORD — Andrea Jean Paul Bolduc, better known as Jean Bolduc, 89, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.

Jean was a devoted husband and father. He was born on Sept. 9, 1923 in Ste. Methode, Quebec, to Joseph Remi Bolduc and Leocadie Poulin. He was one of 12 children.

On Feb. 14, 1958, he married his “pretty lady” and love of his life, Pierrette Laverdure.  They lived in Rumford, where they raised their family and owned and operated Rumford Body Shop on Waldo Street for over 40 years.

He was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior, and a 4th degree Knight of Columbus.

His passions were spending time with his family at the camp fishing and boating. He had a love of life and enjoyed sharing that ideal with family and friends. He will be missed by many.

He leaves behind his wife of 55 years, Pierrette; sons, Victor Bolduc of Tucson, Ariz. and Philippe Bolduc of New Gloucester; daughter, Michele Bukoveckas of East Baldwin; three sisters, Cecile Buotte and MaryJane Poulin of New Britain, Conn. and Lucia Turgeon of Ste. Methode, Quebec; eight grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Jean is predeceased by his parents; a son, Jean Jr.; and a grandson.

You are invited to share your, thoughts, condolences, and fond memories with the Bolduc family by visiting their guestbook at

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at a later date. A time will be announced. Interment will be in St. John Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Jean’s memory may be made to Holy Savior Scholarship Fund, 126 Maine Avenue, Rumford, ME 04276. Arrangements are under the care of S.G. Thibault Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 250 Penobscot Street, Rumford.

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