S.G. Thibault Funeral Home

250 Penobscot Street, Rumford, ME


Anita Marie Fournier

February 3, 1930August 18, 2019

Anita Marie Fournier, age 89 of Templeton, CA, passed away on Sunday, August 18, 2019 after a brief illness. She was born to the late Gustave and Josephine Parise on February 3, 1930, Rumford, ME. Anita lived in Rumford and Roxbury Pond, ME., St. Petersburg, FL. and Biddeford, ME, and Shapleigh, ME., before moving to Templeton, CA. with her daughter. She married George S. Worthley in 1949 who predeceased her in 1985 and later married Gerald F. Fournier in 1996 who also predeceased her in 2005 where she enjoyed another wonderful chapter in her life for 10 years. Anita enjoyed her growing family each year at “Thanksmas”, a family reunion held between Thanksgiving and Christmas each year with both immediate and extended family. She was a Red Sox fan, enjoyed traveling, playing cards, bingo and making quilts for her family. Anita is survived by her four daughters, Brenda Cressey and husband Richard, Templeton, CA, Sharon Sinclair and husband Thomas, Mexico, ME., Gloria Morton and partner Michael Morton, Rumford, ME., and Christine Hersom and husband Jeffrey, Shapleigh, ME., and two sons, George Worthley and partner Laurina Laverriere, Biddeford, ME., and Michael Worthley and wife Wanda, Roxbury Pond, ME. Anita cherished her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She leaves two brothers Robert Parise and wife Carol, Rumford, ME., and Joseph Parise and partner Judy Richardson, Andover, ME., as well as several loving relatives and close friends. Anita is predeceased by her two sisters, Juliet Blier Tipton and Flora Pelletier, and three brothers, Terrance, Francois and Gerald Parise and grandson, Gary Cressey. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Anita Fournier to: Team Hailey Hugs, 349 Songo Pond Rd, Bethel, ME. 04217. This non-profit organization was near and dear to Anita’s heart and helps families having children with cancer.


  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Anita Fournier to:


30 September

Mass of Christian Burial

10:00 am

Parish of the Holy Savior

126 Maine Ave
Rumford, Maine 04276


Anita Marie Fournier

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Karen Ellis

September 2, 2019

So very sorry for the loss of your Mom, She was one of a Kind who Loved her Family beyond measure.. The memories she left you with to share with others will carry her legacy through many lifetimes. May you celebrate her New Life until you meet again. Sending Love and Hugs to All of You.

Priscills Gotto

September 1, 2019

So very sorry for your loss. Losing your mother is one of the hardest things in life to accept. So many memories you will have of her that will keep coming back to you. You were lucky to have her so long and she did not suffer, and for that you can be great full.
Thinking of all of you family and the closeness you all have.that is a great reflection on your mom. ❤️❤️

Gloria Morton

September 1, 2019

Mom, I miss you everyday, it doesn't feel real for me ... and then I see pictures of you or read all the kind words from others and my heart breaks. We were blessed for sure. Please give dad a big hug and Gerry too. Love you forever mom.

Ernestine Wood

September 1, 2019

Amit was the best neighbor anyone could ask for and we will never forget about the party we had there while they were gone or sneaking out of the little camp.RIP Anita and till we meet again

annett kerr

August 31, 2019

Sending our condolences to all, she will be greatly missed best auntie ever love Joe and Annette Kerr

Birdie Rocray

August 31, 2019

A wonderful woman with lots of love in her heart... she use to laugh at us girls after a night at Roxbury pond coming in with the munchies and watch us devour her frig contents... love to the family as they all have broken hearts <3 christine big hugs to you xoxo

Kathy Gallant

August 31, 2019

Sending you all hugs and my condolences in the loss of your mom. ❤️