Portland, ME - Leonard William Turcotte died peacefully on Saturday, February 23, surrounded by his family- wife Sue and her sisters Kathleen, Kristi, and his dog Lucky, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice, Scarborough, Maine.
Lenny was born on May 2 1949 the son of Edmond Turcotte, Sr. and Doris Beaulier Turcotte.
A graduated of Skowhegan High School, Lenny attended Eastern Maine Vocational School in Bangor and also St. Phillip Neri in Boston, MA. He enlisted in the Air Force and retired after 20 years as a Master Sergeant.
Lenny then went to work for the Army as an administrative assistant for another 20 years. Known too many in his military career and among friends as “Lenny, The Man, The Myth, The Legend”.
Lenny enjoyed camping, traveling, entertaining friends and “tinkering” in his garage.
Lenny was predeceased by his parents and survived by his wife of 40 years, Susan Bennett Turcotte of Portland, his brother Edmond Turcotte, Jr. and his wife Debbie, of Skowhegan, nephews Eric Turcotte and his wife Kris of Skowhegan, Jay Turcotte and his wife Ellen, of Texas, and great nephews Dawson and Drake Turcotte both of Skowhegan, sister-in-laws Kathleen Bennett and her partner Bettina Blanchard and son Kyle, and Kristi Bennett all of Portland.
A graveside service will be held at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta, Maine in the spring.
The family wishes to thank from the bottom of their hearts, the Heart Failure Clinic at Maine Medical Center, and the Gosnell Memorial House of Scarborough for their compassionate care and kindness.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heart Failure Clinic at Maine Medical Center 22 Bramhall Street, Portland Maine, 04102 or The Animal Refuge League of Westbrook, 217 Landing Rd. Westbrook, 04092.