Tag Archives: Sanford Maine

World War II Franco-American veteran interview

Lamontagne World War II

On Memorial Day 2019, it is appropriate to publish some of the transcribed oral history I was fortunate to recently record on audio, when my husband and I visited Franco-American World War II veteran Gerard Lamontagne with his wife Solange (Thibodeau), at their residence in Scarborough.  Mr. and Mrs. Lamontagne were lifelong residents of Sanford. […]

Memorial Day Franco-American Veterans tributes

Sanford Saint Ignatius Cemetery

Recently, it was with gratitude that I saw a thoughtful exhibition in the lobby of Portland’s Clarion Hotel, where free note cards were offered to those guests who wanted to send a thank you to a Veteran. Of course, I picked up a note to send to my husband, Richard L’Heureux, USN-Retired. America pays tribute […]