Steve J. Gagne, of Waterville, passed away on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at his home. He was 54 years old. \r\n\r\nSteve was the son of Fernand Gagne and Fernande Gagne. He graduated Winslow High School where he played basketball for the Raiders. \r\n\r\nSteve spent the majority of his career at SAPPI on the paper machines where he made a lot of great friends over the past 30 years. \r\n\r\nSteve met his future wife Terri at a karate tournament. After watching her win her division, he decided to introduce himself. They spent a year getting to know each other, and knew they were soulmates. Steve and Terri married in 1992. Shortly thereafter, they welcomed two beautiful children into their lives, Christopher in 1992 and Ashleigh in 1994. Steve was a devoted, caring, and loving husband, and father.\r\n\r\nSteve loved the outdoors. He would take long walks with the family dog, often times being gone for hours at a time. Steve enjoyed spending time on a snowmobile or motorcycle depending on the season. His greatest joy was spending time with his family.\r\n\r\nSummer months were filled with beach trips while winter months were filled with skiing or snowmobiling trips. Steve endured cold hunting seasons to spend time with his son, Chris. He shared his passion for basketball with his daughter, Ashleigh. Most importantly, Steve loved spending time with his two grandkids, Nora and Deacon.\r\n\r\nSteve is survived by his wife of 30 years, Terri Gagne; a son Christopher Gagne; a daughter and son-in-law Ashleigh and Isaac Wacome and their children, Nora and Deacon; sisters and brothers-in-law, Gayle and David Giroux, Cindy Gagne, Janet and Greg Gilchrist, Linda Gagne Tom Clifford; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.\r\n\r\nVisiting hours will be held at Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville on April 18th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A Celebration of Life will be held at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church, 26 Monument Street, Winslow, on April 19th at 10 a.m. Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at www.gallantfh.com.