03 November 1943 - 15 November 2017
Funeral Date: 21 November 2017
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Caribou – Robert Gauvin, 74, husband of Carol Lewis Gauvin, died November 15, 2017 at his Caribou residence. He was born in Caribou, November 3, 1943, the son of the late Fredrick and Cecile (Blanchette) Gauvin. He was a 1961 graduate from Caribou High School and married Carol (Lewis) February 23, 1963. He was a self-employed welder in Caribou owning and operating Gauvin’s Welding for a number of years. Until his retirement, he was also employed by the United States Postal Service for over 20 years. Bob was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and spend time in the outdoors with his family and friends. Surviving in addition to his wife Carol of 54 years, are his 2 daughters and son-in-law, Sheila and Rod Smith and Bobbie Dee Gauvin, all of Caribou. 3 brothers, Roland Gauvin of Caribou, Norman Gauvin of Lebanon, Ms., and Delmond Frederick Gauvin of Boston. 2 sisters Delores Kern of Las Cruces, New Mexico and Irene St. Peter of Caribou. 5 grandchildren, Zackery, Robert Smith, Benjamin Lee Smith, Chlesea LeBlanc Rodriguez, Charlien Rose Burson and Abbigale Eve Gauvin. 1 great-granddaughter Annabelle Rae Smith. Several nieces and nephews. Friends may visit with the family 1 – 3 p.m., Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the Mockler Funeral Home. A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at 3 p.m.