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Eudore J. “Lou” Berube, 1920 - 2015


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Eudore J. “Lou” Berube, 94, formerly of 10 Oak Park, Lewiston, died Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the Bolster Heights Nursing Home in Auburn, where he had been a resident for the past five years. Born in Lewiston on October 22, 1920, he was the son of Elzear and Eugenie Lalonde Berube. Educated in Lewiston schools, he worked in the local shoe industry for many years, most notably at the Bonafide and Knapp Shoe shops. On June 30, 1945, he married the former Beatrice Y. Marcotte, who passed away on April 5, 2004. Eudore, known as Lou to his friends, was a boxer in his younger years and was a life-long fan of the sport. …

Arlene Hanlon, 1928 - 2015


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Arlene Hanlon, 86, formerly of 38 Bailey Avenue, Lewiston, died Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the Clover Manor in Auburn, where she had been a resident for the past eight years. Born in Auburn on October 14, 1928, she was the daughter of George and Janet McFarlane. Educated in Auburn schools, she was a graduate of Edward Little High School, Class of ’47. She worked for in the local shoe industry for several years, mostly at Wood & Smith and Shapiro shoe shops, and later worked as a housekeeper for Marshwood Nursing Home and the Holiday Inn. On March 31, 1961, she married William P. …

Jeanne Évangeline Rousseau Laliberté, 1922 - 2015

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Jeanne Évangeline Rousseau Laliberté, age 93, beloved mother, sister and aunt, passed away on Wednesday, April 22, at Schooner Estates Retirement Community in Auburn. The daughter of Joseph Rousseau and Josephine Bérubé, she was born in Ste-Hélène-de-Kamouraska, PQ, Canada. Jeanne was educated in Lewiston schools. She worked briefly in a local mill and shoe shop before dedicating her life to homemaking for her late husband of 63 years, Raymond, and their only child. Jeanne enjoyed gardening and sewing. She is survived by her daughter, Lucille of Sabattus, a sister, Thérèse Rousseau Goulet of Lewiston, and several nieces and nephews.

Leonel “Leo” Laurier L’Heureux, 1943 - 2015


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Leonel “Leo” Laurier L’Heureux, 72, of Winthrop, formerly of Auburn, passed away peacefully, with his loving wife and family by his side, Sunday, April 19, 2015, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston, after a short but courageous battle with cancer. Born in Lewiston on April 3, 1943, Leonel was the beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Laurier and Rita Buteau L’Heureux. Educated in Poland elementary schools, Leo graduated from Edward Little High School, Class of ’61, followed by two separate graduations from the University of Maine in 1965 and 1973, receiving both Baccalaureate and Master’s Degrees in Education with concentrations in Mathematics and Science. …

Richard E. Adams, 1949 - 2015 

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Richard E. Adams, 66, of 9 Sycamore Drive, Norway, died Saturday, April 4, 2015, at Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway, following a long illness. Born in Portland on March 1, 1949, he was the son of Richard C. and Barbara Johnson Adams. Educated in Maine schools, he went into the Marine Corps in 1967, serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. Following his discharge in 1970, he returned to Maine and worked for Scarborough Downs Race Track until 1977, and from 1984 until 1996 he worked at State Wide Cleaning Service in Raymond. On March 1st, 1984, He married the former Patricia McNelly. …

Dorothy Lifshitz, 1920 - 2015

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Dorothy Lifshitz passed away peacefully on April 9, 2015 at Bay Square at Yarmouth at the age of 94. Dorothy was born in Lewiston, the eldest child of Ethel and Joseph Lifshitz, and was predeceased by her younger siblings, Sylvia, Harold and Shepard Lee. She is survived by her nieces and nephews: Jeff, Donald, David and Larry Lee; Beth, Adam, Cathy and Jonathan Lee. Dorothy lived in Lewiston most of her life and worked in her father’s car dealership in Auburn, Advance Auto Sales. While she struggled with periodic depression, she had her pleasures such as her visits to her sister, Sylvia, in New York City, lunch at the Nanking restaurant in Lewiston with her nephew Jonathan, and visits with her eight nieces and nephews and their children. …

Michael Joseph Bouchard, 1949 - 2015


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Michael Joseph Bouchard, 65, of 370 Old Greene Road, Lewiston, passed away peacefully April 9, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Services in Auburn. He was born December 29, 1949 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Gilman and Jean Mavor Bouchard. He attended local schools and graduated from Central Maine Institute in 1969. He went on to college in Nebraska, then joined the US Navy in 1970. He married Susan Westleigh on September 18, 1970, and had two beautiful daughters, Jessica and Dacia. He worked as an optician for many years and opened his own optical shop, Viewpoint Opticians, in 1978 and ran it until he was forced to close it in 2010 due to his health. …

Stanley J. McDonald, 1935 - 2015


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Stanley J. McDonald, 79, of 35 Bergeron Road, Greene, and formerly of the In Town Manor in Lewiston, died Tuesday, March 31, 2015, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. Born in Lewiston on June 26, 1935, he was the son of Stanley H. and Ann Stankis McDonald. Educated in local schools, he was employed for several years by the Nezinscot Guild. A member of Holy Cross Church, Prince of Peace Parish, he loved reading, watching TV, going out to eat, and was a huge Elvis Presley fan. He is survived by his friend, caregiver, and shared living provider Katie Kelley of Greene. 


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