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The Fortin Group

70 Horton Street, Lewiston, ME

OBITUARY

Jeannette Beauchesne

April 14, 1919November 20, 2019

LEWISTON – Jeannette M. Beauchesne, 100, of Lewiston passed away on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Marshwood Nursing Home with her nieces Pat and Linda by her side. Jeannette was born in Lewiston on April 14, 1919, the daughter of Ernest and Alice (Ouellette) Plourde. She attended St. Mary’s School. She was married to Fernand Beauchesne for 40 years. She was a lifelong member of Ss. Peter and Paul Parish. She worked at Clark Shoe for 25 years as a stitcher until it closed. She then worked for Falcon Shoe. She retired from there to care for her husband until his passing in 1984. She was fortunate enough to be able to live in her own home for over 100 years, going to Marshwood for the last 7 weeks for hospice care. Jeannette will be missed by Pat and Linda’s families, with whom she spent much of her time. She never missed being with them at the family camp at Taylor Pond. She was known for her pies and desserts at all the holidays. Jeannette is survived by her nieces, Patricia Fournier and her husband Paul of Lewiston, Linda Boucher and her husband Dick of Sabattus, her great nephews, Christopher Fournier and companion Barbara Crowley-Gagne, Craig Perreault and wife Beth, Todd Perreault and wife Kelley, her great nieces Jill Cunningham and husband Kevin, Valerie Morin and husband Nate, and six great, great nieces and nephews, Alivia and Dylan, Lylah and Felicity, Jameson and Bailey, and other nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Fernand, and sisters, Gilberte Poulin and Yvonne Camire, and nephew Robert Perreault. Her nieces wish to express special thanks to the staff at Marshwood Nursing Home and Androscoggin Hospice Care. Condolences and fond memories of Jeannette may be shared at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com

Visiting hours will be held at Fortin\Lewiston on Saturday November 30, 2019 from 9-11am followed by a Liturgy of the Word service at 11am also at the funeral home. Interment will take place at a later date at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta. Those wishing, in lieu of flowers, may make a charitable contribution in Jeannette's honor to the Marshwood Employee Appreciation Fund 33 Roger St. Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 784-4584.

  • FAMILY

  • Jeannette is survived by her nieces, Patricia Fournier and her husband Paul of Lewiston, Linda Boucher and her husband Dick of Sabattus, her great nephews, Christopher Fournier and companion Barbara Crowley-Gagne, Craig Perreault and wife Beth, Todd Perreault and wife Kelley, her great nieces Jill Cunningham and husband Kevin, Valerie Morin and husband Nate, and six great, great nieces and nephews, Alivia and Dylan, Lylah and Felicity, Jameson and Bailey, and other nieces and nephews.She was predeceased by her husband Fernand, and sisters, Gilberte Poulin and Yvonne Camire, and nephew Robert Perreault.
  • DONATIONS

  • Marshwood Employee Appreciation Fund 33 Roger St. Lewiston, ME 04240.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, November 30, 2019
  • Liturgy of the Word Saturday, November 30, 2019

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