Waterville - Philippe F. Hebert died on January 24, 2023. He was born on November 15, 1937, in Waterville, Maine. Philippe was the son of Alphie and Isabelle (Dufour) Hebert. \nPhilippe graduated from Waterville High School in 1957 and from Thomas College in 1959 with a degree in accounting. He worked for Noyes Stove Company in Waterville for 13 years and then moved on to work for Bragg's Auto in Winslow from 1973 until he retired in 1995.\nOn June 27, 1986, Philippe married the love of his life, Patty. After 9 years, they moved to Florida and lived there for 23 years. Patty and Philippe shared a wonderful life together for 33 years. She died on October 27, 2017. Following Patty's death, Philippe returned to Waterville, Maine and lived with his sister Mary Jane Poulin and her husband Charlie.\nHe was predeceased by his parents, Alphie and Isabelle Hebert, his sisters Eva Poirier, Jeanette Breau, and Lucille Bates, and brothers, Edgar and Albert.\nPhilippe is survived by his sisters, Marie Pelotte of Waterville, and Mary Jane Poulin of Waterville, his brother Robert Hebert of Los Angeles, California, as well as many nieces, nephews, and cousins.\nHe was involved in civic organizations including the Lions Club and Rotary Club. In 1985 and 1986 Philippe was elected Governor of the Lions Club International. He also belonged to the Knights of Columbus in Waterville and in Florida where he served as Grand Knight for 2 years.\nPhilippe was an avid bowler. He was a league member and traveled to many tournaments throughout New England. Philippe was also a softball umpire here in Waterville. He coached Little League baseball for the Waterville Boys Club.\nThe family would like to thank Maine General Hospice staff for their support, gentle care, and compassion. We would also like to thank Father Dan for the times he spent with Phil sharing words of encouragement and comfort.\nA graveside service will be held in the spring at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery.\nArrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, and condolences and memories shared at www.gallantfh.com.\nIn lieu of flowers donations may be made to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, P.O. Box 97007, Washington D.C. 20090-7007.