May D. Beaucage

Life Story

May D. Beaucage, 94,  a resident of Cassell St., Lewiston passed away Saturday, October 19, 2013  at the Hospice House  in Auburn, surrounded by her Family. She was born in Lewiston, March 9, 1919, the daughter of Ulderic and Annie (Bradbury) Dionne. She married the love of her life Raynald A. Beaucage on January 24, 1942 at Ste. Croix Church, Lewiston, Maine. She worked at Bell Moc Shoe and various shoe shops as a top stitcher, retiring in 1981 at age 62. She was a member of Ste. Croix Church, Les Dames de Ste. Anne of Ste. Croix, a member of AARP, and Lewiston Seniors.  In her younger years she enjoyed candlepin bowling and was involved in numerous church organizations. Until the loss of her sight almost two years ago, she enjoyed knitting, crochet, taking photos and printing them on her Easy-Share printer, her CD & DVD player and sharing her crafts with the family. She especially enjoyed family get-togethers. She also enjoyed spending time with her neighborhood friends, Corrinne, Ida, Irene, Juliette and Rita. She is survived by her husband of almost 72 years, Raynald,  her three children; daughter Janet and her husband Andre DuBois of Lewiston, two sons Paul Beaucage and his wife Diane of Auburn, and Leo Beaucage and his wife Gail of Lewiston, she also leaves behind eight grandchildren and thirteen great-grand children;  Eric  & Tracy Beaucage, daughters Allyson, Ashley and Amanda  of Lewiston, Craig  & Carol Beaucage, son Nathan of Tyndall AFB, FL. Alaina and Suzette Beaucage of Ladson, SC., Timothy & Daesha Beaucage, sons Evan and Connor, of  Coon Rapids, MN,  Richard & Karen Giguere, sons  Zackary, Brandon, Kevin and Noah of Auburn,  Kevin & Doreen Giguere, daughter Brooke of MA,  Tobey & Amy (Giguere) Wiers, daughter Britney, and son Corey of Auburn., three sister Carmen Zadakis of Rumford, Fernande Lemelin of Auburn,  Pauline and husband Frank O’Connell of Lewiston, one brother Robert Dionne of Florida, two sisters-in-law, Lolitha Richard of Florida, Juliana Pomerleau of Lewiston,  several cousins and numerous nieces and nephews, special friend Pauline Dionne of Lewiston, childhood friend Lucille Delorme of CA and very special neighbors. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by four half-brothers, Rosario, Ronaldo, Felix and Armand Dionne, sister and brother-in-law Anna (Tiny) and Edward Gilbert, sister-in-law Lauretta Dionne, four brothers-in-law, Eloi Richard, Peter Zadakis, Roland Pomerleau and Gerard Lemelin, nephew Normand Pormerleau, niece Monique (Dionne)  Berube. Most recently she lost a special childhood friend, Yvette Filion Dube. The family wishes to thank the staff at Hospice House for the tender and loving care given to May.


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