Michelline I. Guimond
April 3, 1944 - September 3, 2013
Michelline I. Guimond, 69, formerly of 13 Judith Street, Lewiston, died Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at the Marshwood Nursing Center in Lewiston. Born in Lisbon on April 3, 1944, she was the daughter of Donat and Cecile Chouinard Michaud. Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of Lewiston High School. Michelle continued her education, eventually receiving a Masters Degree from the University of Southern Maine in 1999. She was an accomplished and published poet, and received the Editor’s Choice Award from the National Library of Poetry in 1994. Survivors include her partner, Constance Bourgette of Lewiston, three sons; Jeffery Guimond of Lewiston, David Guimond and wife Gina of Auburn, and Paul Guimond of Lewiston, a daughter, Karla and husband Dennis Stratton of Fairfield, a brother, Bertrand Michaud and wife Patricia of Raleigh, NC, two sisters, Marcelle and husband Elvin Rudasill of Jacksonville, FL, and Lisette and husband William Gilson of Augusta, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a step-daughter, Rachel Bourgette, a step-son, Charles Bourgette, and several nieces and nephews.