Leonard W. "Lenny" Turcotte

Leonard W. "Lenny" Turcotte

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.

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  • Katrina Lampron on

    Sending much love and prayers to you Susan and your entire family. Lenny was such a special and kind man. I loved his smile, laugh and great sense of humor. Please take care of yourself Susan. Love you!

  • Richard Jr., & Brenda Washburn on

    Both Brenda and myself were so sad to hear of Lenny’s passing.

    I had just communicated with him on Facebook a couple of weeks ago.

    I will always remember Lenny for his humor and friendship when we were Boy Scouts many years ago.

    Sue, we are so sorry for your loss.

  • John Rice on

    My thoughts and prayers are with you Susan and your entire family. I remember Lenny’s smile and humor fondly!

  • Laura Watson on

    Dear Sue. Kristi, Kathy and family,
    My deepest sympathies to all in your loss of Lenny. Though I did not know him well, as an outsider, it was easy to see the love and camaraderie you had for each other. Thinking of all of you at this sad time. Sending Love and prayers.
    With deepest sympathy, Laura Watson

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