OBITUARY

Frances Marie Wigant

September 22, 1930May 3, 2021
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LEWISTON- Frances Marie Wigant, 90, of South Portland passed away Monday May 3, 2021 at d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston.

She was born in Hollis on September 22, 1930, the daughter of Cleon and Hazel Huff. She attended schools in Hollis and graduated from Bonny Eagle High School.

Frances married George Wigant in 1959, and they were married for 52 years until his passing in July 2012. She was a member of the First Congregationalist Church on Cottage Road in South Portland. Frances provided daycare services from her home for more than twenty years and she loved every child that was under her care. She was affectionately known to the children as “Aunt Frances”. Frances also loved cats and she and George had several over the years.

She is survived by her son Gary and his wife Diane of Lewiston; daughter Susan Foss and her husband Greg of CT.; grandchildren Ben and Brian Wigant of Lewiston; grandchildren Malaina, and Orianna Foss of CT.: sisters Shirley Leohner of Portland, Virginia Thompson of Augusta, and a brother Kenneth Huff of NY.

Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at www.jonesrichandbarnes.com

Visitation will be from 12:30-1:30p.m. on Friday, May 7 at Jones, Rich & Barnes Funeral Home, 199 Woodford St. Portland and a 2:00p.m. graveside service will follow at Forest City Cemetery, 232 Lincoln St. South Portland.

  • FAMILY

  • Cleon Huff, Father (deceased)
  • Hazel Huff, Mother (deceased)
  • George Wigant, Husband (deceased)
  • Gary Wigant (Diane Wigant), Son
  • Susan Foss (Greg Foss), Daughter
  • Malaina Foss, Grandchild
  • Orianna Foss, Grandchild
  • Shirley Leohner, Sister
  • Virginia Thompson, Sister
  • Kenneth Huff, Brother
  • Ben Wigant, Grandson
  • Brian Wigant, Grandson

Services

  • Visiting Hours

    Friday, May 7, 2021

  • Committal Service

    Friday, May 7, 2021

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John Anderson

May 7, 2021

My Condolences to the Wigant family ! Growing up on Angel Ave. in South Portland it seems we were all in each other's home and Mrs. Wigant was always welcoming and always had a smile for us kids.

zoanne paradis

May 7, 2021

Sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. She will always be with you in heart and soul.

Jane Howard

May 5, 2021

i am very sorry to hear of Francis passing. She was a very kind and caring woman. My prayers go out to her family

Karen Sutton

May 4, 2021

I am so very sorry for your loss. Frances had such a kind soul. My kids remember she and George would visit us at the cottage bringing orange soda, whoopie pies and a $5 bill. May your memories bring you comfort at this difficult time ❤️

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