Germaine M. Mathieu

February 5, 1923February 16, 2018

Germaine (Huard) Mathieu, 95

Waterville - Germaine M. Mathieu, 95, of Waterville passed away on Friday February 16th, 2018 at MaineGeneral Medical Center after a brief illness. She was born February 5th, 1923 in Winslow, a daughter of the late Louis Huard and Helen (Turgeon) Huard. She was educated in the Winslow School system. Germaine worked in several mills in Oakland and Waterville and at Hollingsworth and Whitney Paper Mill in Winslow. While working there she met the love of her life Frank Mathieu. They were married on June 5, 1948. They were blessed to share 47 years together.

Germaine is survived by her son David Mathieu of Waterville; her daughter Helen Nadeau and her husband John of Waterville; her four grandchildren: Daniel Nadeau and his wife Kahli of Waterville; David Nadeau of Wells; Karen Mathieu of Portland; Michael Mathieu of Portland; her four great-grandchildren: Julia, Aidan, Lowell, and Jack; her four brothers: Gerald and Joseph Huard of California; Leonel and his wife Angela of Winslow; Louis Jr. and his wife Linda of Gorham; her three sisters-in-law: Violette Huard of Winslow; Jane Huard of California; Lillie Huard of California and also many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband Frank, who passed away in 1995 and her son Gerald in 2013. She was also predeceased by her parents; her brothers: John, Lucien, Reginald, George, Fern, Leon, David, Wallace and sisters: Anita, Antoinette and Elizabeth.

Germaine was a devout Catholic and a member of Notre Dame Catholic Church in Waterville. Her Catholic faith always guided her throughout her life. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends. She had a heart full of love for everyone and her home was always open and welcoming to all. Germaine was a proud and loving grandmother to her four grandchildren. She loved to sew and bake and go out to lunch with family and friends. She was a fan of all the Boston sports teams, especially the Boston Red Sox. Her endless love and thoughtfulness will never be forgotten. She will be in our thoughts and hearts forever.

The family would like to thank the staff on 1 West at MaineGeneral Medical Center for all of the great care they provided Germaine.

At her request there will be no visiting hours. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday February 26, 2018 at 11:00 am at Notre Dame Catholic Church, 112 Silver Street, Waterville. Burial will be in St Francis Catholic Cemetery, 78 Grove Street, Waterville. Please visit to share condolences, memories and tributes with her family.


  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, February 26, 2018
  • Burial Monday, February 26, 2018

Germaine M. Mathieu

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February 25, 2018

I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please find peace and comfort in Psalms 119:76.

February 23, 2018

May you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. May you find peace and strength in this time of loss - Acts 25:15

Sandra Gurney Turner

February 22, 2018

Sorry to hear of her passing. I grew up a few houses from theirs, on Butler ct. I have fond memories of her kindness.

Richard & Celeste Poulin

February 22, 2018

So sorry to hear of Germaine's passing. We grew up next door to the Mathieu family on Ticonic street. They are wonderful friends and a great family. Thoughts and prayers for the entire family.

Susane Cochrane

February 21, 2018

Aunt Germaine, was such a beautiful soul. Well loved by many and she will be sorely missed.
God bless you, ma tante. Give a hug to my dad for me. ❤

Lisa Huard

February 21, 2018

Rest In Peace Auntie. May God bless our family. ❤

Joseph Huard

February 21, 2018

My sister Germaine was one of the best sister a guy could ever have. I will always keep her my prayers.

Paul Manson

February 21, 2018

I did not know Germaine, but if she was anything like her brothers she must have been a wonderful person. I used to have coffee at Micky D's some of the Huard brothers before I moved. May she rest in heaven.

Jimmy Huard

February 21, 2018

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

John Lacombe

February 20, 2018

I have such wonderful memories of Aunt Germaine. She was such a kind and loving soul and will be sorely missed until we are all back together again. My sincere condolences to David, Helen & family. All my love, -John Lacombe