Beloved Professor Nadeau Passes Away

Dr. L. Carl Nadeau, 76, a 48-year educator at the University of Saint Francis, died Friday, March 25 in Heritage Park Healthcare Center in Fort Wayne. Born in Edmundston, New Brunswick, he is survived by his friend, Thomas Smith of Fort Wayne; and sister, Joan Hubert of Edmundston. He was preceded in death by his parents, Sylvio C. and Jeannette Nadeau.

He was active in the Fort Wayne music world as a member of the Cathedral Choir and the Philharmonic Chorus. A noted researcher, he wrote "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc," an extensive piece on Joan of Arc and Louis XVII, housed at the Vatican, the French archives in Paris and the British Museum in London. Dr. Nadeau also researched "The Mark Twain Papers" at the University of Berkley, Calif., and wrote a historical profile of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, March 30 at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne. Msgr. Robert C. Schulte officiated. Burial was in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials are to the University of Saint Francis Education Fund. To sign the online guest book, click here.