Winslow, Maine George E. Fortin\r\n\r\nPassed peacefully with his family by his side on November 15, 2017 at Oak Grove Nursing Home in Waterville.\r\nHe was born in Winslow, Maine on June 13, 1939 to Alphonse (Peter) and Julia ( Duquette) Fortin.\r\nHe graduated from Winslow High School in 1957, and went to work in the family business, Fortin's Meat Market.\r\nHe would later be a co-owner with his brothers Gerard, Donald and Robert.\r\nHe is predeceased by his parents, sisters Yvette Roy and Sister Norma Fortin and his brothers Leo, Wilbert, Gerard, Alphonse and Donald.\r\nHe is survived by his children and spouses: Diana and Gary Michaud of Winslow, Joseph Fortin and Christine of Albion and Barbara and Joe\r\nPoirier of Pittsfield, Brothers Robert and wife Joan of Winslow and Lucien and wife Bonnie of South Carolina. His loving companion of many years\r\nMary Hunter and her children Chris and Erin. George loved his many grandchildren: Joshua, Matthew, Peter, Ian, Patrick, Amaiya and Jada and great-grandchildren Harlen, Boyd, Matthew and Crosby.\r\nHe was also Papa to Carrie, Jamie, Amy, Paige, Noah and Sophia. He is also survived by many Fortin/Roy, Pellerin and Haskell nieces and nephews that he spoke of often\r\nand shared many memories. He will be remembered for his love of baseball and the many years he spent coaching Little League and Babe Ruth.\r\nHe had been involved in the Waterville Exchange and Elks Clubs for many years. The family would like to thank the devoted and caring staff at Oak Grove for the loving care they provided\r\nand the comfort they brought to our family in his last days. The biggest Thank You to his brother Robert for his daily visits and the countless hours of loving care, theirs was a special bond.\r\nAt his request, there will be no visitation hours. A mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday December 2, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church Monument Street\r\nIn Winslow. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home 10 Elm Street Waterville.