Irene Yvonne Bonneau, 1922 - 2016

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Irene Yvonne Bonneau, 94, formerly of 6 Manning Avenue, Lewiston, and a resident of Montello Heights for the past 10 months, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2016, after a brief illness at St. Mary’s Medical Center. Born in Lewiston on July 11, 1922, she was the daughter of Ernest and Yvonne Roy Desjardins. Educated in local schools she attended Cours Supérieur and Acme Business College. On August 5, 1946, she married Euclide Bonneau, and together they raised four children. Prior to being a homemaker, she worked as a clerk at the Register of Deeds. A member of Holy Family Church, Prince of Peace Parish, she was active in the Ladies of St. Anne, RCIA, and Faith Formation. She also belonged to the Y-ettes at the YWCA, and supported St. Martin de Porres. Survivors include three sons, Roland and wife Diane of Lewiston, Fr. Normand Bonneau, OMI, of Ottawa, Canada, and Donald of Lewiston, a daughter, Constance and husband Gilbert LaPointe of Auburn; two sisters, Cecile Gagnon of Spotsylvania, VA, and Jeanne Cote of Auburn; three grandchildren, Dawna and husband Mark Hall of Portland, Chris Bonneau and wife Jihee of Irvine, CA, and Karen and husband Michael Stivaletti of South Portland; three great-grandchildren, Maya and Molly Stivaletti, and Renée Bonneau; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her loving husband of 69 years, Euclide, and her brother, Raymond Desjardins. 

Funeral Notice

BONNEAU, Irene, 94, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on Thursday, November 17, 2016. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, 3 - 6 PM. Services will be Tuesday, 11 AM, Holy Family Church. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to Prince of Peace Parish,16 Ste. Croix Street, Lewiston, ME 04240, or to the charity of your choice.

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