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Elaine Janet Libbey Holman, 1922 - 2015

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On the afternoon of September 29, Elaine Libbey Holman, 93, passed away at her home in Falmouth, attended by family. Elaine was known for her sharp mind and her welcoming generosity. She was a woman who lived by her principles and always treated others with dignity and respect. She encouraged those around her to live life to the fullest, and to have faith and hope in the essential goodness of life. It was a winning plan, and those fortunate to have spent time with her benefited greatly.

Elaine was born in 1922 in Lewiston, Maine, the second child and eldest daughter of W. …

Constance G. Currie, 1921 - 2015

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Constance G. Currie, 93 of Auburn, died September 25th at her home with her family by her side.  Born in Van Buren, Maine, November 21, 1921, the seventh child of seventeen, to Thomas and Gertrude (Gagnon) Ouellette. She was a resident of the Lewiston and Auburn community since coming to Nursing School in 1940.  She graduated from St. Mary’s School of Nursing in 1943 at the top of her class, and the first in the State. In June of 1944 she was married to Merrill T. Currie at St. Joseph’s Church in Lewiston. Throughout her career she worked in various Nursing capacities, the last 25 years in Supervision at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center. …

Ralph Jones, 1943 - 2015

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Ralph Jones, 71, of 74 Lake Auburn Avenue, died Thursday September 17, 2015, at home. Born in Providence, Rhode Island on December 29, 1943, he was the son of Allison and Margaret Fisher Jones. He was educated in Providence schools, and worked as a painter for most of his life both self employed and, for many years, for Robinson & Associates. He moved to the local area over 20 years ago in order to be closer to his children. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends, and loved horse racing and gambling. Ralph is survived by two sons, Ralph Hudson and wife Tonya of Plato, MO, John Jones and girlfriend Judy Mitchell of Auburn, a daughter, Bobbi Jo Lyons and husband Danny, of Auburn, his sister Florence Kidd, and brothers John and Robert Jones. …

Monique Marie Hamann, 1971 - 2015

Monique Marie Hamann, 44, died Friday evening, September 18, 2015, at 5:20 PM, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn, after having had cancer for 2 years. Monique was born February 22, 1971, the daughter of Laurier Jean and Muriel (Caron) Hamann. 

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In 1989, she graduated from Lewiston High School, in 1998 she received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Textile Merchandising and Design with a double minor in Fashion Merchandising and Business Management from Middle Tennessee State University.

Her working career began in high school and beyond when she worked 6 years for Shaw’s.

Muriel S. Martin, 1927 - 2015

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Muriel S. Martin, 88, of 40 Hamel Street, Lewiston, died Sunday September 6, 2015, at the d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston. She passed after rehab, following surgery due to a fall, during which she never lost her sense of humor and her loving heart.  She remained grateful to those caring for her, and her warm heart reached out to many people, both in d’Youville in in the Lewiston community. She was born in Lewiston on February 11, 1927, the daughter of Leon and Blanche Garand Marois. Educated locally, she was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’45. She worked as a waitress in the family business, Marois Restaurant, where she was a fixture right up until the restaurant closed in 2003. …

Fernand D. Gosselin Sr., 1949 - 2015

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Fernand D. Gosselin Sr., 65, of 4 Mitchell Street, Lewiston, died Wednesday, September 2, 2015, at the Central Maine Medical Center, following a brief illness. Born in Lewiston on October 7, 1949, he was the son of Dewey and Rosa Querti Gosselin. Educated in local schools, he married the former Mona E. Dallaire on July 26, 1969. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War, and after returning to Lewiston he went to work for Hahnel Bros.  for several years. He later went on to work at Bath Iron Works for over 35 years, retiring in October of 2012. Fern was an avid outdoorsman, and he loved to hunt and fish. …

Rita F. Beliveau, 1917 - 2015

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Rita F. Beliveau, 98, of Lewiston died August 21, 2015 at D’Youville Pavilion, surrounded by her family.  She was born in Lewiston, Maine on June 12, 1917, the first of three children of Albert and Louise Fortier.  Rita grew up in Auburn, Maine and attended Edward Little High School, graduating with class of 1935.  She then studied nursing at St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing, and received her R.N. class of  1939. She worked as a nurse at St. Mary’s until her marriage to Bertrand A. Beliveau, M.D.  Upon their marriage in 1940, Rita immediately became a stepmother to Bertrand’s son, John, whose mother, Mary Twomey Beliveau, died in February of 1937.  …

Rene Yvon Moreau, 1922 - 2015

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Rene Yvon Moreau, 93, former resident of 64 Wood Street in Lewiston and a resident of Schooner Estates in Auburn for the past two years, died Thursday, August 20, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. Born in Lewiston on February 6, 1922, he was the son of Yvon and Virginie Albert Moreau. Educated in local schools, he was a veteran of World War II,  serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater. After the war he returned to Lewiston, and on November 22, 1947, he married the former Rose Ratte. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing sports, including tennis, hockey and football. …

Anita L. Lachapelle, 1946 - 2015


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Anita L. Lachapelle, 69, of 161 Poplar Hill Road, Turner, died Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. Born in Lewiston on January 9, 1946, Anita was the daughter of Rosaire and Jeannette Gravel Latulippe. Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of St. Dominic’s High School, Class of ‘63. On November 4, 1972, she married Gerald L. Lachapelle. She was employed for several years as an administrative assistant to the attorney Jack Simmons, and then spent many years taking depositions for a variety of area attorneys. …

Anne Marie Y. Parent, 1966 - 2015


Anne Marie Y. Parent, 49, of Sabattus, passed away Wednesday, August 5, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn, following a courageous eleven year battle with cancer. Born in Lewiston on April 30, 1966, she was the daughter of Donald and Rita  Boisvert Martin.  Educated locally she was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’84. She was very proud of receiving her bachelors degree in Nursing from CMTVI, while raising her two children on her own and undergoing chemotherapy treatments. As a registered nurse, she worked in several local hospitals and nursing homes, as well as private duty nursing. …

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