Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home

199 Woodford Street, Portland, ME


Anita M. Auger

March 20, 1933July 29, 2020

DATELINE: Portland Anita M. Auger, age 87 of Portland passed away peacefully Wednesday July 29, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Manor following a long battle from Alzheimer’s.

She was born in Rumford, Me on March 20, 1933 the daughter of Felix and Margurete Boucher. She attended schools in Rumford and Lewiston. She married Alfred D. Auger in 1955.

Anita spent the majority of her life in Portland where she raised her family. She enjoyed spending time playing cards with her friends and her loving husband who passed away in 2003 after 48 years of marriage.

She was a longtime communicant of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Besides her husband, she is predeceased by her Son, Daniel, her sister Rose, brothers, Albert, Raymond, Alfred, Edmund, and Adelard.

She leaves three sons, Gary and his wife Tomi of Amelia Island, FL., Steven of Portland, Kevin and his partner Tom Rossiter of Florida, brother, Felix Boucher of Texas, Grandchildren, Rebecca and her husband Jerahmeel Cando of Portland, Jade Auger of So. Portland, and Nicole Auger of Bangor.

Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday August 10, 2020 at 11AM at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Stevens Ave, Portland. Interment will follow at Brooklawn Memorial Park, Portland. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Beacon Hospice, 52 Atlantic Place, Suite B-50, So. Portland, ME. 04106. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St., Portland. To send a tribute in memory of Anita please visit www.jonesrichandbarnes.com.

The family would like to express their deepest gratitude to the staff at St. Joseph’s Manor and to Beacon Hospice for the compassionate care of Anita.


  • Felix Boucher, Father (deceased)
  • Margurete Boucher, Mother (deceased)
  • Alfred D. Auger, Husband (deceased)
  • Daniel Auger, Son (deceased)
  • Gary Auger (Tomi Auger), Son
  • Steven Auger, Son
  • Kevin Auger (Tom Rossiter), Son
  • Rose (Boucher), Sister (deceased)
  • Albert Boucher, Brother
  • Raymond Boucher, Brother (deceased)
  • Alfred Boucher, Brother (deceased)
  • Edmund Boucher, Brother (deceased)
  • Adelard Boucher, Brother (deceased)
  • Felix Boucher, Brother
  • Rebecca Cando (Jerahmeel Cando), Granddaughter
  • Jade Auger, Granddaughter
  • Nicole Auger, Granddaughter

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  • Beacon Hospice


10 August

A Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

Stevens Ave
Portland, ME


Anita M. Auger

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