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Rita F. Beliveau, 1917 - 2015

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Rita F. Beliveau, 98, of Lewiston died August 21, 2015 at D’Youville Pavilion, surrounded by her family.  She was born in Lewiston, Maine on June 12, 1917, the first of three children of Albert and Louise Fortier.  Rita grew up in Auburn, Maine and attended Edward Little High School, graduating with class of 1935.  She then studied nursing at St. Mary’s Hospital School of Nursing, and received her R.N. class of  1939. She worked as a nurse at St. Mary’s until her marriage to Bertrand A. Beliveau, M.D.  Upon their marriage in 1940, Rita immediately became a stepmother to Bertrand’s son, John, whose mother, Mary Twomey Beliveau, died in February of 1937.  …

Rene Yvon Moreau, 1922 - 2015

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Rene Yvon Moreau, 93, former resident of 64 Wood Street in Lewiston and a resident of Schooner Estates in Auburn for the past two years, died Thursday, August 20, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. Born in Lewiston on February 6, 1922, he was the son of Yvon and Virginie Albert Moreau. Educated in local schools, he was a veteran of World War II,  serving with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific Theater. After the war he returned to Lewiston, and on November 22, 1947, he married the former Rose Ratte. In his younger years, he enjoyed playing sports, including tennis, hockey and football. …

Anita L. Lachapelle, 1946 - 2015


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Anita L. Lachapelle, 69, of 161 Poplar Hill Road, Turner, died Tuesday, August 18, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. Born in Lewiston on January 9, 1946, Anita was the daughter of Rosaire and Jeannette Gravel Latulippe. Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of St. Dominic’s High School, Class of ‘63. On November 4, 1972, she married Gerald L. Lachapelle. She was employed for several years as an administrative assistant to the attorney Jack Simmons, and then spent many years taking depositions for a variety of area attorneys. …

Anne Marie Y. Parent, 1966 - 2015


Anne Marie Y. Parent, 49, of Sabattus, passed away Wednesday, August 5, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice in Auburn, following a courageous eleven year battle with cancer. Born in Lewiston on April 30, 1966, she was the daughter of Donald and Rita  Boisvert Martin.  Educated locally she was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’84. She was very proud of receiving her bachelors degree in Nursing from CMTVI, while raising her two children on her own and undergoing chemotherapy treatments. As a registered nurse, she worked in several local hospitals and nursing homes, as well as private duty nursing. …

George J. Stone, 1925 - 2015

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George J. Stone, of Sabattus, Maine, and Gulfport, Florida, passed away on July 30, 2015 at D’Youville Rehab after a short illness. George was born in Lewiston on March 9, 1925, the younger son of Winnifred (Parent) and George Holland Stone.  George graduated in 1943 from Lewiston High School.  At LHS, George played third base for the Blue Devils’ very successful teams of the early 40’s and also played basketball, football and swimming.  Immediately after graduation, George joined the United States Army and served his country in World War II in the Pacific including Hawaii, Tinian and the Japanese Home Islands. …

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