Phillippe G. Boissonneault, 75

Phillipe Boissonneault

RAYMOND — Phillippe G. Boissonneault, 75, of Raymond, died unexpectedly on Friday, March 23, 2018, at his home.

Phil was born in Biddeford to the late Wilfrid and Anne Marie (Tremblay) Boissonneault.

He went to Biddeford schools, graduating from St. Louis High School before attending St. Francis Xavier University, where he earned a degree in biology in 1965.

Phil was employed by the Portland Water District for 38 years, starting as a chemist, and retired as a water quality advisor in 2006. He was also active in the Maine Water Utilities Association.

Phil and his wife, Claudette (Lavigne) Boissonneault, moved to Panther Pond in Raymond in 1968 and raised three sons. Phil enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, and living on Panther Pond. Phil enjoyed all aspects of living on a lake, including boating, water and cross-country skiing, skating, fishing, swimming and snowshoeing. He also was not afraid to get his hands dirty and enjoyed home renovations, gardening, and puttering in his garage. He was also very active in the Panther Pond Lake Association.

He was a charter member of the Msgr. W.G. Cunneen Council 10020 of Windham Maine Knights of Columbus, which held events at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, where he also attended. He was a member of the Fourth Degree of the Windham chapter of the Knights of Columbus, taking active roles as financial secretary for the Third Degree and the controller for the Fourth Degree.

He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Claudette; sons, Denis Boissonneault and David Boissonneault; and six grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings, Suzanne Cyr, Monique Lavigne, Celeste and Robert Martin, Marc and Diane Boissonneault, and Colette and Roger Boucher.

He was predeceased by his sons, Daniel Boissonneault and Matthieu Boissonneault. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Denis Boissonneault. He will be missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins, and close friends.

Visiting hours will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, April 2, at Windham Chapel of Dolby Blais & Segee, 434 River Road, Windham. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 919 Roosevelt Trail, Windham. Interment will be held at a later date. To express condolences or to participate in Phil’s online tribute, visit:

In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make a donation in Phil’s name to

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Brothers of Sacred Heart, or The Monastery of St. Clare.

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