Rachel C. Turgeon

Life Story

Rachel C. Turgeon “Meme”, 63, a resident of Russell Park Manor and formerly of Monmouth, died unexpectedly Friday, February 19, 2016, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lewiston on March 10, 1952, she was the daughter of Leo and Mariette Ruel Turgeon. Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’71. She was employed as a Medical Technician at Heritage Rehab and Living Center in Winthrop for many years, retiring due to illness in 2001. Rachel was a loving and caring Mom and Meme always looking forward to time spent with family, friends, and was the “life of the party”, always looking for ways to make people laugh and smile. She also enjoyed arts and crafts, knitting, crochet, playing cards, bingo and making homemade greeting cards. A member of Holy Family Church, Prince of Peace Parish, she is survived by her two daughters, Angel and husband Jason Bennett of Sabattus, and Tammy and husband Earle Allen of Monmouth, her ex-husband and friend Henry Frechette of Wales, two brothers, Paul and wife Barbara Turgeon of Turner, and Louis and wife Marti Turgeon of Walls, MS, two sisters, Suzanne Gagnon and Claire Gagnon, both of Auburn, five grandchildren; Autumn Frechette, Madison and Brandon Bennett, Miranda Allen and fiancé Ethan Bickford, and Devin Allen, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Besides her parents, she is pre-deceased by two infant brothers, Claude and Pierre. Rachel was deeply loved by all who knew her, and will be missed. The family would like to thank Russell Park, St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center and Central Maine Medical Center for their exceptional care they gave to Rachel.


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