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Obituary: Lemay, Lucien A.

LeMAY, Lucien A. (Age 76) April 12, 1938 - July 26, 2014 “Another star shines brightly in the sky, another angel’s wings fly by…” Born April 12, 1938 in Woonsocket, RI to Gerald and Rose LeMay, Lucien was a resident of Spokane for 57 years. He married Carol (Sleeman) on July 18, 1958, and they just celebrated their 56th wedding anniversary. Lucien owned and operated three businesses and wrote a book titled “The Last Generation”. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Air Force. Lucien was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Victor (Ramona) and Roland (Linda); and his grandson, Joshua. He is survived by two of his siblings, his brother, Normand (Susie) and his sister, Rachel LeVasseur; his stepmother Fran; two halfsisters, Marie and Laurel; as well as his wife’s sister Bonnie Olson (Billy); numerous nieces and nephews; his wife, Carol and their four children, Robin Jackson (Jack), Teri Dashiell (Tim), Dan (Becky), and Ken (Tawnia). He also leaves behind thirteen grand- children, Jeanette, Casey, Brittany, Nick, Matt, Marisa, Patrick, Jordan, Alexi, Makenzie, Azlynn, Shaylee, and Lyndee. Lucien has a great-granddaughter on the way, Lucy, who is named for him. Visitation will be on Wednesday and Thursday July 30 and 31st beginning at 9:00am to 8:00pm at RIPLINGER FUNERAL HOME, 4305 N. DIVISION, SPOKANE. Funeral service will be 2:30pm Friday, August 1, 2014 at the Sunset Mausoleum Chapel on the grounds of Fairmount Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to ALSSO (ALS Support Group) PO Box 48177, Spokane, WA 99228-1177 or to the American Diabetic Association. Online guestbook at