Rodney Bruce Charrier
1944 - 2019
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SKOWHEGAN - Rodney Bruce Charrier, 74, passed away July 3, 2019 in Rockwood. He was born Dec. 30, 1944 in Skowhegan, the son of Louie Edmund and MeLena Louise (Lessard) Charrier.

He was a graduate of Skowhegan Area High School, class of 1962. He was a veteran who proudly served his country in the U.S. Army until his honorable discharge. He was employed by the Skowhegan Police Department then he went to Somerset County Sheriff's Department for many years. He retired as Chief Deputy. He was a member of the Skowhegan-Madison ELKS, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and American Legion Post 16. Rodney enjoyed fishing and hunting.

Rodney is survived by his son, John P. Charrier and wife, Lynn of Skowhegan; granddaughter, Sarah Gail Charrier of Skowhegan; sister-in-law, Beatrice Charrier of Skowhegan, brother-in-law, Henry Sirois; special nephew and fishing buddy, Kenneth Charrier of Hartland; sister-in-law, Ruth E. and husband, Howard Tripp of Skowhegan; many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife, Marion W. Charrier, whom he married June 12, 1971 until her death in September 2010; five sisters, Lucille "Tillie" Whittemore and husband, Carleton, Jeannette F. Jarvais and husband, Edward, Lorraine Poulin and husband, Roland, June Ward and husband, Carl, Ramona Sirois; five brothers, Robert P. Charrier (infant), Phillip R. Charrier, Louis E. Charrier II and wife, Verletta, Bernard Charrier and wife, Kathleen, Gary Charrier.

A graveside service will be held Friday, July 19, at 9 a.m. at the Maine Veteran's Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. A celebration of life will be held at Peter-Shortier American Legion Post #16 in Skowhegan following the graveside service.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan & Scott's Cremation & Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Road, Skowhegan, ME 04976.

In lieu of flowers, friends wishing may make donations in Rodney's memory to the

American Legion Post #16 Scholarship for High School Seniors, c/o Peter-Shortier

American Legion

P.O. Box 13

Skowhegan, ME 04976




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Published in Central Maine on Jul. 10, 2019.
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July 12, 2019
Rodney and Marion were neighbors across the street from my parents, and then from us when we moved into my folks place. I babysat Blossom on many of their Laughlin trips
We always stayed in touch after he said good bye to Green Valley, whether he was in Florida or Maine.

I still have a little hummingbird he gave me when he was making jewelry. I'll treasure it always. He was such a good friend and neighbor and from what I hear, an excellent cook. He was just an all around great guy and we will miss him.
Gordon and Jane Haden
July 12, 2019
My condolences to Rodney's Family. Rodney and I worked together as Patrolmen for the Somerset County Sheriffs in the early '70s. He was a great co-pilot. RIP my friend as you now patrol the Heavens!
Jim Sylvester
July 11, 2019
John & Family, sorry for your loss Uncle Rodney was a good man. He will be missed by many people.
Carla Oliver
July 10, 2019
John, Lynn & Sarah, we love you and are always here for you.
Perley & Karen Merrick
July 10, 2019
Our condolences to the family.

Joe, Deanna and Cory
Baltimore, Md
Deanna Parker
July 10, 2019
John, Lynn and Sarah, Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time. He has now joined his family in heaven, RIP Uncle Rodney! I wonderful man! Love, Tom & Sheryl
Sheryl Keene
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