Alcide B. "Brad" Dupile, 77, of Lewiston, Maine passed away peacefully on Fathers Day Sunday, June 15, 2014, after years of declining health, surrounded by his family. "Brad" was born in Lewiston, Maine on January 21, 1937 and was the only son of the late Alcide J. and Bellina M. Dupile. After high school, Brad served his country faithfully in the United States Army from 1955-1959. From there, he joined the United States National Guard. After serving his country, he served his city as a member of the Lewiston Fire Department, where he reached the rank of Deputy Chief in addition, he also was Vice President of the Firefighters Union. He served from 1966-1995. While working as a firefighter, he proudly completed his college degree from Southern Maine Vocational Tech. He met and married the love of his life Joan M. Courbron in 1958. Together they have five children, twelve grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. After their children were raised Brad and Joan purchased a camper and a boat named "The Rowdy" where they enjoyed many years of fun with family and friends. Brad enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, especially camping, and attending their sporting events. He loved traveling with his wife to many places including Mohegan Sun, Cabbage Island, and going on cruises. He was also an avid animal lover. Brad is survived by his wife Joan Dupile, his son Bradford Dupile and wife Lauri, son Clifford Dupile and wife Judy, son Larry Dupile, daughter Linda Daigle and husband Michael, and daughter Penny Babb. Sister-in-law Pauline Gagnon and husband, Henry, of Lewiston and many beloved and special nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by his mom and dad and sister Gilda Komorski. "Hey, don't forget Christmas is coming" - Brad Dupile.
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Visitation Fortin / Auburn Thursday 2 - 4 & 6 - 8 Celebration of Life Service at the funeral home Friday 11:00 am. Committal with military honors to follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Donations may be made to Lewiston Firefighters Scholarship Fund 2 College St. Lewiston, Maine 04240. A service of The Fortin Group Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home 217 Turner St; Auburn, Maine 04210 207 783-8584