Andre (Andy) Pierre Houle passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 1, 2017. He was 63 years old.
Born on July 20, 1953, he was the son of Archille and Evangeline (Morin) Houle.
He worked in the Berlin mills for many years: Brown Company, James River, Crown Vantage and American Tissue. He also did maintenance for Luxury Mountain Resorts.
Andy loved life! His greatest love was his family and friends. He enjoyed all outdoor activities, especially four-wheeling, fishing and hunting. He cherished his many adventures with Bob Dube, a friend he considered a brother. He loved to laugh and to make people laugh. He was an avid Patriots' fan and loved family football nights. He was a member of the F.O.E. (Fraternal Order of Eagles) No. 1464 for many years.
He is predeceased by his parents, Evangeline and Archille, and his son, Jason Andy Houle.
Andy leaves behind his daughter, Katie Houle, and companion Aaron Blais of Berlin; two sisters, Suzanne Johnson of Berlin and Helen Horne and husband Brad of Gorham; grandchildren Jayden Perry, and Travis Houle and companion Cathleen Daniels; nieces Jennifer Cloutier and husband Philip Cloutier, Casie Davis and husband Randy; nephew Randy Bourassa; stepdaughters Candace Cote and Cristina Anctil; and a stepgrandson Dylan Anctil.
Callings hours will be held on Wednesday July 12, from 4 to 7 p.m. at Fleury-Patry Funeral Home, 72 High Street, Berlin.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 13, at St. Anne Church of Good Shepherd Parish, Berlin.
A celebration of life will be held at the Eagles' club hall following services.
Online guestbook is at www.fleury-patry.com.