Roderick J. Dube


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Grand Isle - Roderick J. Dube, 87, passed away peacefully on July 3, 2019 at the Aroostook House of Comfort, surrounded by his loving family, after a long and hard-fought battle with COPD and dementia. He was born in Lille on March 4, 1932, son of the late Edmund and Celina (Bourgoin) Dube.
Rod was self-employed as a carpenter for many years. Rod is survived by his longtime companion, Velma Fortin of Grand Isle; four daughters, Charlene Romburger and her husband Don of Florida, Diane Burmingham and her husband Glenn of Vermont, Nancy Vice and her husband David of Alabama, Linda Dube of Connecticut; four sons, Jeffrey Dube and his wife Laura, Steven Dube and his wife Kathy, Rod Dube Jr. and his wife Nadine, all of Connecticut; several grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; along with many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Gordon Dube; three sisters; and nine brothers.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the St. Gerard Church in Grand Isle. In keeping with Rod's wishes there will be no calling hours. For online condolences please visit,
Published on July 9, 2019
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9 posts

Rod Dube jr
Jul 11, 2019
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Too the man,who made me who I am, treat people like you want to be treated , with respect , it's hard to find the words he always said respect ur elders , he loved taking us to Ellington Airport we would leave then he say open ur doors let's see if we could fly ,with his old Chrysler I'm sure my brothers remember that of course Dad you will be missed. Rest in peace.Love you
Michelle Dube
Jul 11, 2019
I will always remember all the good times we shared. I love you Grandpa.. you will always be missed!!! Love the Moose (Michelle)
Diane and Glenn Birmingham
Jul 11, 2019
Love you Dad, we will always enjoy all the memories and love you shared for us. Miss you now and always Dad. Rest in Peace, your loving daughter Diane. And son in law Glenn.
Jul 10, 2019
You and all of your brothers and sisters ,will never ever be forgotten. You can build a castle in the sky for all of them. Dad(Adrien) uncle Norman can give you a hand with the building. Together you will create a brand new place that you are all healthy and happy.
Jul 10, 2019
I'll always remember the time mom dad Joe and Nancy and me Ron. Went to see you in Connecticut. It was a time of daddnes for the loss of our cousin and uncle rod and aunt blanched son. But even in that time of saddness, you uncle rod made us feel right to home in your house. I will miss you uncle. Now you can be at peace with your brothers and sister , playing all your guitars and harmonicas. Rip uncle rod. From you nephew Ron dube.
Kathy Shand -Peggy Dube’s daughter
Jul 10, 2019
Velma and family I just want you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers ! Another angel to watch over us ! I know he will be missed because I know how much I miss Dad !
Tina Asido
Jul 10, 2019
Love you so much Uncle. You will be missed. My oldest and funniest memory of you is when you were cooking on a grill, burned one hand but shook the other. 😊 love you. Be with your brothers and forever shine your love down on all of us.
Diane Dube
Jul 10, 2019
My heart felt condolences to the family. I had the pleasure of meeting many members of the Dube family including Uncle Rod.🙂
I have felt much love being part of this this family. I’m sorry for your loss. May he be at peace and singing with all the angels.💗
Nancy Dube Shina
Jul 10, 2019
So sorry for the passing of your Dad. Uncle Rod was my Dad Adrien Dube’s brother. No more suffering Uncle Rod Rest In Peace. And fly high.