Obituary: Joseph Earl Wolfred Nadeau
AUGUSTA – Joseph Earl Wolfred Nadeau, 90, died August 29, 2022 in Augusta. He was born on September 12, 1931 to Marguerite and Earl Nadeau.
Joe was a longtime resident of Waterville. He attended schools in Winslow and Oak Grove Colburn. He served in the US Airforce as a crew chief and was a longtime member of the VFW and Elks clubs. He worked many years as a carpet and tile installer for Kings Linoleum in Waterville, as well as the Maine Central Railroad.
Joe was passionate about painting. He created many oil paintings which will now be treasured by his family and friends.
He also enjoyed exploring Maine and beyond with his beloved wife, Barb. One of their favorite vacation spots was Destin, Florida, where they spent at least two months a year.
Joe was predeceased by his wife, Marilyn Barbara Elliot Nadeau; and his daughter, Jennifer Marie Nadeau Mayott.
He is survived by his sister, Diane Pelletier of Winslow, her husband, Rodney, and their four children.
He is survived by his two sons, Gregory Scott Nadeau and Lori Baxter, of Waterville and Scarborough, and Christopher Earl Nadeau and his wife, Mary Szwerluga Nadeau, of Tampa Fla.
He is survived by his son-in-law, Robert Mayott of Syracuse, NY
He leaves behind five grandchildren, Joseph Gregory Nadeau and Katrina Pirtel of Augusta, Robert Mayott and Julia Mayott of Syracuse NY, Kiele and Paul Nadeau-Marquez, Krista and Ronald Reid-Nadeau of Florida.
He is also survived by two great-grandchildren, Payton Marilyn Nadeau and Mase Reid-Nadeau; as well as several nieces and nephews.
There will be a funeral service at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in August on Friday, September 30 at 12 p.m.
Arrangements are in the care and direction of Veilleux and Redington Funeral Home. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy can be shared at http://www.VeilleuxFuneralHome.com for the Nadeau family.
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