Caswell – Rudolph J. Turcotte, 88, husband of the late Regina Greenier (Bell) Turcotte, passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning, March 17, 2018 at his Caswell home. He was born June 16, 1929 in Caswell, the son of Randolph and Annie (Parent) Turcotte.
He attended school in Caswell and was engaged in potato farming for over 50 years. He was married to Regina Greenier Bell on November 4, 1963 and they enjoyed nearly 43 years of marriage, often traveling to various destinations. Rudolph also enjoyed smowmobiling and fishing at his farm pond in Caswell. He was a communicant of the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hamlin, and was a 4th degree member of the Limestone Knights of Columbus Council Number 2851.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Turcotte was predeceased by his wife Regina on June 6, 2006; one stepdaughter, Barbara Gilley; four brothers, Romeo, Orel, Fred and Rene Turcotte; four sisters, Mary Saucier, Loretta Theriault, Mabel Theriault, and Edwina Clavey. He is survived by three stepsons, Thomas Bell of Caribou, Gregg Bell of Caswell, David Bell and his wife Gina of Manchester, NH; two sisters, Jeannette White of Brooklyn Center, MN, Joan Marchione of Blaine, MN; six step grandchildren; 8 step great grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Hamlin. Interment will follow in the parish cemetery. Those who wish may contribute in memory of Mr. Turcotte to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 US Route One, Suite 2C, Scarborough, Maine 04074. Envelopes will be available at the service. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Giberson-Dorsey Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, Fort Fairfield. Online condolences may be expressed at www.gibersondorseyfuneralhome.com