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Janie M. Lucas, 1964 - 2014


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Janie M. Lucas, 49, formerly of 38 Gammon Road, Buckfield, died Monday, February 10, 2014, at the d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, following a five-year battle with cancer. Born in Lewiston on April 15, 1964, she was the daughter of Roderick and Cynthia Bellavance Newton. Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of Leavitt High School, Class of ’82. Prior to retiring due to illness, she was employed for many years as a medical secretary. Janie was an avid scrapbooker, loved tending her flower gardens, and was a devoted mother to her son Evan, who was the light of her life. …

Raynald A. Thibodeau, 1935 - 2014



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Raynald A. Thibodeau, 78, of 30 South Surry lane, Lewiston, died Sunday, February 16, 2014, at the d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston, following a long illness. Born in Lewiston on July 10, 1935, he was the son of George and Imelda Cote Thibodeau. Educated in local schools, he attended Lewiston High School, and then joined the U.S. Navy in 1954, finishing his education in the service. Trained as an aircraft mechanic, he was honorably discharged from the Navy in 1958, and went to work as a truck mechanic for Morrison & Sylvester in Auburn. In 1964 he went to work for his uncle Eddie Cote at Edwards Restaurant in Lewiston, purchasing the business in 1968. …

Lorraine P. Groves, 1946 - 2014

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Lorraine P. Groves, 67, of Hogan Road Lewiston, died Friday, February 14, 2014 surrounded by her loving family at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn following a 23 year battle with breast cancer.  Born in Lewiston on August 1, 1946, she was the daughter of Fernand and Lucielle Levasseur LaRochelle. She was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’64 and from the Maine School of Practical Nursing in Waterville, Class of ’66. Over the years she worked at St. Mary’s Hospital, the Lewiston-Auburn Kidney Center, Central Maine Medical Center, and Bell Label. …

Therese V. Allen, 1928 - 2014



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Therese V. Allen, 85, formerly of 763 Lisbon Street, Lewiston, died at the Sarah Frye Home in Auburn on Wednesday, february 5, 2014. Born in Lewiston on December 2, 1928, she was the daughter of Joseph and Virginia Bourque Allen. Educated locally, she was a graduate of Lewiston High School. She moved to Florida as a young woman and started a career in real estate sales. In 1970 she married Gerard Allen in Florida, and returned to the local area following his death in 1989. An avid reader, she was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica, Prince of Peace Parish. Survivors include three sisters; Irene Lozier of Rutland, VT, Simone Deschaine of Lewiston, and Lorraine Perron of Lewiston, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins. …

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