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Armand J. Miclette

July 15, 1938 — October 5, 2021

Armand J. Miclette

Armand Joseph Miclette, 83, of Auburn NH, died October 5, 2021 in Manchester NH. He was born July 15, 1938 in Woonsocket, RI, the son of George Miclette and Simone (Christory) Miclette, and brother to Germaine Goulet (deceased).

Armand grew up in Woonsocket and at the age of twelve lost his father suddenly. At the age of seventeen he joined the United States Air Force in 1955 and trained as an aircraft mechanic. He married Lucinda Trudeau in 1958 and had two sons. He spent 22 years serving his country and was a veteran of the Vietnam conflict serving in Laos, Thailand, and South Vietnam. He was also stationed in Japan, Korea, Saudi Arabia and England. He received the Bronze Star and the Meritorious Service awards. He retired from the Air Force in 1977, settling in Nashua NH.

He was especially close to his only sister Germaine (Gerry) and her husband Oliver (Ollie) Goulet. Whenever he had leave he could be found building something with Ollie or traveling on vacations together, and were always laughing and drinking Narragansett beer.

He joined the US Postal Service in 1979 and was employed as a Letter Carrier until he retired in 2001. Armand was a proud member of the National Association of Letter Carriers, Branch 230 and was part of the executive leadership at the branch and state levels. He was always willing to help those in need, especially his fellow letter carriers. After he retired he continued to help his union and served as the Director of Retirees for Branch 44 of the NALC up until recently. He also worked part time for the town of Auburn Parks and Recreation department as the facilities manager and organized day trips for the town’s senior residents.

Armand had many hobbies including woodworking, golfing, fishing, and traveling. He was well liked, easy going, had many friends and relished golfing and playing cards with them regularly. His Super Bowl parties were always the highlight of the year surrounded by his friends and family. He also enjoyed spending time with his son Raymond, traveling to Army-Navy and Notre Dame footballs games and fishing trips in the Florida Keys.

He is survived by his wife Virginia (Trombly) Miclette and her two daughters, Samantha Gosslin of Pelham NH, and Janet Wasiejko of Auburn NH and her three children, Ethan Wasiejko, Jordyn Wasiejko and Mason Wasiejko. He is also survived by his two sons; Marc Miclette of North Carolina his two children, Richard Miclette and Chanel Miclette; And Raymond Miclette and his wife Michelle of Hooksett NH and their three sons, Cameron Miclette, Sean Miclette and Matthew Miclette.

Calling hours will be Tuesday October 12th at Phaneuf Funeral Home, 250 Coolidge Avenue, Manchester NH. Viewing will be 10:00 – 11:30 am followed by a celebration of life ceremony and a graveside service with military honors at Auburn cemetery.

Those who wish may make a memorial contribution in Armand’s name to Liberty House, an organization that helps homeless and struggling Veterans by connecting them to available resources and providing a safe, substance-free transitional house. www.Libertyhousenh.org

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Past Services

Visitation

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

10:00 - 11:30 am

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium- Coolidge

250 Coolidge Ave, Manchester, NH 03102

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

11:30am - 12:00 pm

Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium- Coolidge

250 Coolidge Ave, Manchester, NH 03102

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Burial

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

12:30 - 1:00 pm

Auburn Village Cemetery

Eaton Hill Rd, Auburn, NH 03032

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