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The Fortin Group

70 Horton Street, Lewiston, ME

OBITUARY

Rita A. Blanchette

April 24, 1955June 29, 2019

LEWISTON: Rita A. Blanchette, 64, of Lewiston passed away unexpectedly on Saturday June 29, 2019. She was born in Lewiston in 1955 to Roger and Georgette Caron. She was married September 25, 1976, to Ronald Blanchette, and prior to her retirement worked at Clearwater Paper in Las Vegas, Nevada. She enjoyed slot machines and spending time with her grandchildren.

Rita is survived by: three children, Stephanie Blanchette, of Lewiston; Chad Caron of Lewiston; and Ronald Blanchette, Jr. and wife Lisa, of Augusta; 9 grandchildren: Aaron, Alexis, Abraham, Analise, Evan, Megan, Andrew, Zackary, and Kiara; and 8 brothers and sisters. Rita was predeceased by her husband in 2003.

Condolences and fond memories of Rita may be shared with her family at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com

A graveside service will be held on Friday July 5, 2019 at 10:30am at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Lewiston. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services 70 Horton St. Lewiston, 784-4584.

  • FAMILY

  • Rita is survived by: three children, Stephanie Blanchette, of Lewiston; Chad Caron of Lewiston; and Ronald Blanchette, Jr. and wife Lisa, of Augusta; 9 grandchildren: Aaron, Alexis, Abraham, Analise, Evan, Megan, Andrew, Zackary, and Kiara; and 8 brothers and sisters. Rita was predeceased by her husband in 2003.

Services

  • Graveside Service Friday, July 5, 2019

Memories

Rita A. Blanchette

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Sherry Woodsome

July 5, 2019

My deepest condolences on Rita`s passing.
My prayers are with you.
I must say when we all lived in the same apartment building over 50 years ago that was some good times.

Louise Giguere

July 4, 2019

im so sorry for your loss sending prayers to all of you im sure going to miss her so much you couldnt ask for a better friend she was always smiling and laughing she was a great all around person to be with

louise giguere

July 4, 2019

so sorry for your loss sending prayers to all of you im sure going to miss her happy go lucky smile and friendship

Jeannine Silver

July 4, 2019

I'm so sorry for your loss .My deepest sympathy for the fmily and friends

Kathryn (Woodsome) Bechard

July 3, 2019

So sorry to hear of the passing of Rita, as a child we were friends - she lived on the Park street side of the building and i lived on the Maple St. side (33 Maple Street) Remember all the family so well - my prayers are with you at this time of need, may you remember all the good memories as you carry on!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY