Michael Gamache

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 9:30am

Michael P. Gamache 64, of Lisbon Falls passed away peacefully on Jan. 14, 2020 at Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice House in Auburn.

Born in Lewiston Jan. 15, 1955 to Clarence Leo Gamache and Lucille (Fortin) Gamache, raised in Lisbon, he graduated Lisbon High School; and University of Maine Orono in 1977 with a degree in music education. He played tuba for the Portland Symphony, Bangor Symphony and the Auburn Community Concert Band. After graduating he worked for Dennis Paper Company, Reed Paper Company, and retired from Sysco Food Services of Northern New England. After retiring Michael worked at Tugboat Inn and Marina in Boothbay Harbor as assistant dockmaster.

Michael is survived by his wife of 18 years Athena Gamache of Lisbon Falls; three siblings, James Gamache of South Portland, Mark Gamache and his wife Martha of Hiram, Mary Beth Daigneault and her husband William and daughter Emma of Newport, Rhode Island. Sister in law, Gale Young of Venice, Florida; niece Gretchen Silva and husband David and great niece Olivia of Carver, Massachusetts; closest friend George and Joanne Thompson of Sturbridge, Massachusetts.

He was predeceased by Opal Canders; and raised two stepchildren Rebecca and Jason.

Michael's greatest joy was boating on his Searay Motoryacht, triking, fishing, hunting, music; and his two cats. He and his wife loved to travel and had many wonderful vacations.

Michael is now an angel playing tuba for the heavenly symphony above.

A time of visitation will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at the Brackett Funeral Home, 29 Federal St., Brunswick where a funeral service will follow at 6:30 p.m.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Androscoggin Home Healthcare and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, Maine 04240. Condolences can be expressed at