Christine E. Leblanc, 1930 - 2017

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Christine Elaine Giguere Leblanc, 87 years old, of Lewiston, Maine, passed from this life, to be with the Lord Jesus Christ, in her eternal home, on October 29, 2017, at Clover Manor Nursing Home in Auburn Maine, after battling a long illness. This loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and dear friend to many, who fought hard for life, will be truly missed in ways words cannot describe.  Christine was born on September 21, 1930, to Robert and Gladys Giguere, in Lewiston, Maine. A graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of 1949, she was married to her High School Sweetheart, Joseph Lucien Gerard (Gerry) Leblanc, of Auburn, Maine, on January 13, 1951. Christine a Cheerleader for Lewiston High, and Jerry the Star Quarterback for Edward Little High School; it was a match made in “Gridiron Heaven” After her graduation from high school and marriage to Gerry, Christine devoted her life to taking care of her husband and raising their three beautiful daughters.  Christine began work as a bank teller after her youngest girl started school.  Several years later Christine would begin a career in the Business Office of Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) in Lewiston, where she became Office Manager and worked in that position until her retirement in 1994.  Christine would not quit work completely however, she took part-time/seasonal work with LL Bean in their Lewiston Catalog Center in Lewiston.  As a member of St. Patrick’s Parrish of Lewiston, Christine did volunteer work in the church soup kitchen and knitted countless hats, mittens and lap blankets  to be given to those in need. Christine was preceded in death by her husband Gerry, in September 1997.  She is survived by her three daughters; Debra Davis and partner Rita Anctil of Waterford, Maine; Donna Doyle of Lewiston, Maine; and Tina Johnson and husband Michael of Hanford, California; seven grandchildren, Shaun Davis, Kristy Adams, Maurice Johnson, Ashley Byron, Jason Doyle, Bryan Johnson and Brittney Johnson; and thirteen great-grandchildren. This bright and beautiful woman, loved by so many, fought the good fight of faith and has won the prize of eternal life in heaven with her Lord and Savior, and together again with her beloved Gerry.

Funeral Notice 

LEBLANC, Christine, 87, of Lewiston died in Auburn on Sunday, October 29, 2017. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, 9 - 11AM,  followed by a service in the funeral home at 11AM. Interment, Mt Hope Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to Clover Health Care, 440 Minot Avenue, Auburn, ME 04210.

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