Donald J. Nadeau, 66, of Waldoboro passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at
RiverRidge Center in Kennebunk. He was born in Fort Kent, Maine to Joseph V. Nadeau and
Bernice (Madore) Nadeau.
Donald grew up and attended local schools in Fort Kent. He worked on farms beginning as a
teen as well as in logging mills into his adult years. In 1987 Donald moved with his family to the
midcoast where he worked excavation and construction and then had his own lawn care
business. He worked as a custodian for 15 years at RSU #40 and lastly at the CLC YMCA in
He enjoyed small engine repair and building things; visiting with friends and family, hunting,
fishing, watching old western movies and television shows and professional wrestling. He also
enjoyed having long phone conversations with family and friends.
He was a hard worker, mechanically oriented, a “tinkerer”, reliable and dependable. If you
asked him for help, he never hesitated to say yes.
He loved his family very much and would always do anything for them.
He was predeceased by his father Joseph V. Nadeau, his mother Bernice Nadeau, sister Nancy
Ayotte, and brothers Bernard Nadeau and Ronald Nadeau.
Donald is survived by his wife of 44 years, Claudette Nadeau of Waldoboro, son David Nadeau
and wife Ciara of Thomaston, brothers Phil Nadeau and wife Cheryl of Augusta, Pat Nadeau and
wife Donna of St. John, ME, sisters Marie Gallagher of Fort Fairfield, Theresa Gagnon of Fort
Kent, brother Gerald Nadeau of Fort Kent, and sister Dina Nadeau of the Bangor area as well as
several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
The family will honor Donald privately.
Arrangements are entrusted to Hall Funeral and Cremation Services. You are invited to share
your condolences with the family by visiting his Book of Memories at