Maurice ‘Butch’ Trudeau

Maurice “Butch” Trudeau, 79, of Tupper Lake, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019.

Calling hours for Maurice will be held on Sunday, Nov. 3 from 2 until 5 p.m. at Frary-Stuart Funeral Home in Tupper Lake. Funeral services for Maurice will take place at 11 a.m. Monday at St. Alphonsus Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Tupper Lake with a burial at St. Alphonsus Cemetery immediately following.

Maurice is survived by his wife Sandra (Rice) Trudeau and his children: Jacqueline Trudeau of Tupper Lake, John Trudeau and his wife Sally of Tupper Lake, Robert Trudeau and his wife Phyllis of Tupper Lake, and Tina Trudeau and her fiance Junior Davis of Tupper Lake. He is also survived by his brothers Donald Trudeau of Tupper Lake and David Trudeau of Ogdensburg.

Maurice was born on Feb. 19, 1940, in Tupper Lake, the son of Edgar and Aurora (Lanthier) Trudeau. Maurice graduated from Tupper Lake High School and later served in the Air Force from 1957 until 1960. Soon after, Maurice married his wife, Sandra (Rice) Trudeau on March 3, 1962, at St. Alphonsus Church. He worked for the New York State Department of Transportation in Tupper Lake for 31 years as a transporter before retiring.

Maurice enjoyed his morning coffee, going to eat with his brothers and running errands with his great-grandson John Wayne III. He was also a member of the Tupper Lake Fire Department and part of their Race Team. Maurice enjoyed being outside and hunting.

Donations in Maurice’s honor can me made to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202, or the Oncology Center at the Adirondack Medical Center, 2233 NY-86, Saranac Lake, NY 12983.