ROCHESTER - Thomas E. Dubois Jr., 86, formerly of Tonka Street in Rochester, died Dec. 26, 2013, at the Rochester Manor after a long illness.
Born May 8, 1927 in Rochester, N.H., he is the son of the late Thomas Sr and Frances (Shepard) Dubois.
Mr. Dubois has lived in Rochester for the past 13 years after moving from Somersworth, where had lived for 40 years. He was employed at Textron as a machinist for 40 years until he retired. He served in the United States Navy
During World War II
. He enjoyed biking, including bike trips around the Great Lakes and numerous trips around Maine and Nova Scotia, he also enjoyed kayaking and swimming.
Members of his family include his sons, Michael Dubois and his wife Joanne of Milton, Peter Dubois and his wife Christy of Rochester and Gary Dubois and his wife Ann of Georgia; his daughters, Cheryl Lagueux and husband Jim of Sanford, Maine, and Betty Lussier and her husband Paul of Sparta, N.J.; 11 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; his sisters, Mary Bickford of Rochester and Ann Hixon of Finley, Ohio. He was predeceased by his wife of 33 years Lillian Lafond, and a brother, Robert Dubois of Dover.
In lieu of flowers donation may be made to
, 45 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101.
Memorial calling hours will be held Monday, Dec. 30, from 5-7 p.m. at the R.M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main St, Rochester NH 03867.
Burial will be in the Mount Calvary Cemetery, Somersworth, N.H., in the spring.
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