BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. and VAN BUREN – Jerome M. Michaud, 76, died unexpe-ctedly Oct. 3, 2005, at his residence in Blairsville, Ga. He was born May 19, 1929, in Van Buren, the son of Thomas J. and Eva (Cyr) Michaud. He was educated and was a graduate of Van Buren Boys High School and received an associate’s degree from Ricker College in Houlton. Jerome was a Marine Corps veteran of World War II, stationed in China from 1945-1947. He worked as a salesman in Connecticut for many years and operated several businesses in Florida before retiring to Georgia. He is survived by one brother, Reginald Michaud and his wife, Noella, of Van Buren. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by one brother, Paul A. Michaud. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated 7 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church. For on-line register, please visit