EPPING, New Hampshire (CBS) — The veteran whose last wish was to see the latest Star Wars movie died on Monday, according to his family.
Ron Villemaire was a 69-year-old Air Force veteran who was battling stage-four colon cancer. He was a self-described “Star Wars junkie.”READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Boy Seriously Injured After Being Struck By Car In Taunton
After hearing about Villemaire’s wish a month ago, fire departments neighboring his New Hampshire hospice care center decided to make it happen.
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New Boston, Epping, and Bedford Fire Departments assisted in transporting Villemaire to the movie theater and set up a special hospital bed for him.
The theater was closed to the public, allowing Villemaire to watch the Star Wars: The Last Jedi with family and friends.
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