Alan M. Guimont, 64: Vietnam War veteran, enjoyed golf

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SOUTH PORTLAND — Alan Michael Guimont, 64, died April 27 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House following a long illness.

Born in Portland, Jan. 13, 1947, a son of Paul A. and Alice O’Leary Guimont, he attended local schools and graduated from Portland High School in 1965.

In September 1966 he joined the U.S. Army and served in Germany and one tour of duty in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Army Commendation medal for valor and action for his service during the 1968 Tet Offensive.

On Aug. 31, 1968, he married L. Marie McCalmon.

After he returned from active duty, he worked for Grossman’s Lumber Company until he took a position with Loring, Short and Harmon in their Bangor location before returning to Portland in 1986. Later on he worked for Yankee Sales Corporation and FairPoint Communications.

He was a communicant at St. John the Evangelist Church.

He enjoyed weekly gatherings with his friends, brother Brian and nephew Colin, as a member of the ROMEOs, Real Old Men Eating Out. A skilled craftsman, he delighted in sharing his talents with friends and family, and enjoyed playing golf.

He was predeceased by his father Paul Guimont in 2007 and a sister, Sharon McDermott, in 2009.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 42 years, L. Marie Guimont of South Portland; his mother, Alice Guimont of Portland; a daughter, Nichole Reasoner and her husband Glenn of Gorham; a son, Jonathan Paul Guimont of Portland; two sisters, Paula Kennedy and her husband Lyman of Falmouth, and Kathy Sparta of Falmouth; a brother, Brian Guimont and his wife Janice of Gray; two grandchildren, Sam Reasoner and Shawn Duross; and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial services were previously held.

Arrangements are by Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway.

Memorial donations may be made to Maine Center for Cancer Medicine, 100 Campus Dr., Scarborough, ME 04074, Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route 1 Suite 1, Scarborough, ME 04074, or to the Bruce Roberts Fund, P.O. Box 7310, Portland, ME 04112.

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