OBITUARY

Antoinette J. Dionne

August 3, 1926February 28, 2019

LEWISTON: Antoinette J. Dionne, 92, of Lewiston peacefully passed away on Thursday February 28, 2019 at Marshwood Nursing Home in Lewiston with her family by her side. She was born in Winthrop on August 3, 1926 a daughter of the late Antoine and Angelina (Vaillancourt) Philippon. She grew up in the Livermore Falls area and attended local schools there. After high school she had various jobs. Of those, two of her favorites were Poland Spring Inn and Connie's Catering. On November 19, 1949 she married Philibert G. Dionne at St. Louis Church in Auburn and they started a family together.

She will always be remembered for her love of creating numerous arts and crafts that she would share with her family and friends. There were also many great memories made while camping over the years and she especially enjoyed her swimming and beach times with the family and making many friends along the way. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her four children, Normand Dionne of Biddeford, Lucille Dick of Lewiston, Claire Dobbs of Lewiston and Theresa Andoniades and her companion Chuck Cooper of Augusta. She also leaves behind her brother, Joseph Philippon of Lewiston, her seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie, Jason, Angela, Thimitrios, Athena, and Iorthanis as well as her seven great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Philibert, her son, Lionel Dionne, her grandson, Leaf Dionne, her two sisters, Lorette Chouinard and Jean-D'Arc Pulsifer.

Visiting hours will be held at Fortin\Lewiston on Thursday March 7, 2019 from 5-8pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday March 8, 2019 at 10am at the Basilica of Ss. Peter & Paul (lower chapel) followed by committal prayers at St. Peter's Cemetery in Lewiston.

Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Antoinette's memory to Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter 383 US Route 1 #2C Scarborough, ME 04074.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 784-4584.

  • FAMILY

  • She is survived by her four children, Normand Dionne of Biddeford, Lucille Dick of Lewiston, Claire Dobbs of Lewiston and Theresa Andoniades and her companion Chuck Cooper of Augusta. She also leaves behind her brother, Joseph Philippon of Lewiston, her seven grandchildren, Jennifer, Stephanie, Jason, Angela, Thimitrios, Athena, and Iorthanis as well as her seven great-grandchildren, two great great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband, Philibert, her son, Lionel Dionne, her grandson, Leaf Dionne, her two sisters, Lorette Chouinard and Jean-D'Arc Pulsifer.
  • DONATIONS

  • Alzheimer's Association Maine Chapter 383 US Route 1 #2C Scarborough, ME 04074

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, March 7, 2019
  • A Mass of Christian Burial Friday, March 8, 2019
REMEMBERING

Antoinette J. Dionne

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Roger Bouffard

March 4, 2019

To Mrs. Dionne's family,

Our condolences to your family. May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with Mrs. Dionne comfort you and your family, today and always.

Roger M. & Yvonne F. Bouffard

Denise Gauthier

March 3, 2019

Dear Claire, Normand, and all family members
My deepest sympathies on the loss of your mom. She was a lovely woman to know at the credit union all those years & had a good sense of humor.
I am sure you will miss her terribly.

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