Ryan Alexander Dufour

Born: Tue., May 1, 1984
Died: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017


Visitation

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: Blais & Hay Funeral Home


Funeral Service

4:00 PM Sat., Sep. 02, 2017
Location: Blais & Hay Funeral Home


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WINDHAM – Ryan Alexander Dufour, 33, of Windham died on Monday August 28, 2017, as a result of an overdose following a long struggle with addiction. He was born May 1, 1984, at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, Maine

Ryan loved to laugh and had an infectious smile: he was everyone’s friend. Family meant the world to him and he loved to be at family gatherings. He especially adored his two children, Alex and Payson. They were his world.

Ryan grew up in Auburn and Windham and graduated from Windham High School, Class of 2002. For many years after graduation, Ryan worked at Pepsi Bottling Group and later on at Sysco. In 2014 Ryan moved to North Carolina with his wife and his children. During this time he worked at Mabe Trucking and DB Schenker. He returned to Maine in 2016 and worked at Almighty Waste and Pine State Beverage. He was most recently employed by Walmart.

Ryan is survived by his wife, Audrey Jones Dufour, his son, Alexander Dufour, his daughter, Payson Dufour, all of Greensboro, NC; , and his parents, Erlene LeBorgne and her husband, David LeBorgne of Windham, ME. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was especially close to cousins Jeremy Barnies and Lacey Barnies of Auburn, ME, who were more like his siblings.

Ryan was predeceased by his father, Roger B. Dufour; maternal grandparents Ray and Brenda Garza; paternal grandparents Wally and Emilia Dufour and grandparents Raymond and Rita LeBorgne.

Visiting hours for Ryan will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Blais and Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church St., Westbrook, ME 04092 from 2pm to 4pm with a funeral service starting at 4pm. Contributions for the care of his children can be made at:www.youcaring.com/RyansChildren.  

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T. M.
   Posted Sat September 02, 2017
I'm so sorry for your loss. May God's promise of the resurrection give you comfort and hope. (Acts 24:15)

Susan Martin
   Posted Sat September 02, 2017
Your son Ryan, was a very sweet, friendly and caring young man. I worked with him at Schenker. We were friends on Facebook also. I had recently been talking to him about his struggles. I wish he would've realized it was something he couldn't fight alone. I pray you find peace and comfort knowing he was a great person and well liked by everyone he ever met. Much love to you during this difficult time and the days ahead.

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