OBITUARY

Lorraine B. Gervais

March 1, 1932March 3, 2019
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Auburn- Lorraine B. Gervais 87, of Warren Ave Lewiston, died Sunday March 3 at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Health Care & Hospice, with her loving family at her side. She was born in Lewiston on March 1, 1932 a daughter of the late Emile and Blanche (Therrien) Blais. She was educated in local schools. Lorraine married the love of her life, Conrad Gervais on October 4, 1952 and together they celebrated over sixty five years together until he passed on May 21, 2018. Lorraine worked for Town Dress as a dress maker for many years and later became a stitcher at Falcon Shoe until she retired. Lorraine was a member of Holy family Church, and the Ladies of Ste. Ann. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilting, sewing and sequin calendars. She also enjoyed many years of camping with her family especially her grandchildren. Lorraine is survived by two daughters, Stella Lemieux and husband Daniel of Auburn, Susan Ricker and partner Don Blanchette of Poland, a son Conrad "Louie" Gervais and wife Rachel of Poland, a sister Claire Blais of Westbrook, a brother Jerry Blais of Virginia, six grandchildren: Levi Gervais and fiancé Cortney, Stephanie Lemieux and fiancé Glen, Dustin Gervais and wife Amy, Jason Spaulding, Christopher Lemiuex and partner Jess and Brian Ricker and fiancé Nicole, nine great grandchildren: Donny, Damien, Cameron, Kyleigh, Brooke, Laila, Cassia, Isabelle, and Marylyn and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son Stephen, two sisters Rita and Irene and three brothers Gene, Bert and Roger. The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the entire staff at The Hospice House, and Lisa Ewing from Androscoggin Home Health for the amazing care given to our complete family and our mother in her last days. Visitation Fortin Lewiston on Wednesday March 6 from 2-4 & 6-8. Funeral will be celebrated on Thursday March 7 at 1 PM at the funeral home. Committal will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery.

Those wishing to make memorial donations in her memory may do so to The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Health Care & Hospice 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240.

You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Lorraine's life by visiting her guest book at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston 784-4584.

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  • Lorraine is survived by two daughters, Stella Lemieux and husband Daniel of Auburn, Susan Ricker and partner Don Blanchette of Poland, a son Conrad "Louie" Gervais and wife Rachel of Poland, a sister Claire Blais of Westbrook, a brother Jerry Blais of Virginia, six grandchildren: Levi Gervais and fiancé Cortney, Stephanie Lemieux and fiancé Glen, Dustin Gervais and wife Amy, Jason Spaulding, Christopher Lemiuex and partner Jess and Brian Ricker and fiancé Nicole, nine great grandchildren: Donny, Damien, Cameron, Kyleigh, Brooke, Laila, Cassia, Isabelle, and Marylyn and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son Stephen, two sisters Rita and Irene and three brothers Gene, Bert and Roger.
  • DONATIONS

  • The Hospice House of Androscoggin home Care & Hospice

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, March 6, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, March 7, 2019
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Lorraine B. Gervais

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Michael Gervais

March 10, 2019

Aunt Loraine as was uncle Conrad we’re very special; will always be in my memories, along with blessings and love. I remember a lot of visits to their home, camping trips and family get together, a special time in life when things were simpler. My blessings and prayers to my cousins and our family. She is at peace and with Conrad again! Love you auntie!

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Biography

Auburn- Lorraine B. Gervais 87, of Warren Ave Lewiston, died Sunday March 3 at The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Health Care & Hospice, with her loving family at her side. She was born in Lewiston on March 1, 1932 a daughter of the late Emile and Blanche (Therrien) Blais. She was educated in local schools.
Lorraine married the love of her life, Conrad Gervais on October 4, 1952 and together they celebrated over sixty five years together until he passed on May 21, 2018. Lorraine worked for Town Dress as a dress maker for many years and later became a stitcher at Falcon Shoe until she retired.
Lorraine was a member of Holy family Church, and the Ladies of Ste. Ann. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilting, sewing and sequin calendars. She also enjoyed many years of camping with her family especially her grandchildren.
She is survived by two daughters, Stella Lemieux and husband Daniel of Auburn, Susan Ricker and partner Don Blanchette of Poland, a son Conrad "Louie" Gervais and wife Rachel of Poland, a sister Claire Blais of Westbrook, a brother Jerry Blais of Virginia, six grandchildren: Levi Gervais and fiancé Cortney, Stephanie Lemieux and fiancé Glen, Dustin Gervais and wife Amy, Jason Spaulding, Christopher Lemiuex and partner Jess and Brian Ricker and fiancé Nicole, nine great grandchildren: Donny, Damien, Cameron, Kyleigh, Brooke, Laila, Cassia, Isabelle, and Marylyn and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son Stephen, two sisters Rita and Irene and three brothers Gene, Bert and Roger.
The Family would like to extend a very special thank you to the entire staff at The Hospice House, and Lisa Ewing from Androscoggin Home Health for the amazing care given to our complete family and our mother in her last days.
You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Lorraine's life by visiting her guest book at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com
Visitation Fortin Lewiston on Wednesday March 6 from 2-4 & 6-8. Funeral will be celebrated on Thursday March 7 at 1 PM at the funeral home. Committal will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery. Those wishing to make memorial donations in her memory may do so to The Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Health Care & Hospice 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, ME 04240. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation & Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston 784-4584.