Jeannine B. Blais, 1934 - 2014

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Jeannine B. Blais, 80, of 100 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, while receiving the sacrament of anointing from her son. She was born in Lewiston June 6, 1934, the daughter of the late Sylvio Gauthier and Gabrielle Audette. On September 9, 1950, she married Paul J. Blais at Ss. Peter & Paul Church, where she was a member her entire life. Her husband died in 1982. She was employed for several years in the maternity ward at St. Mary’s Hospital. Survivors include her seven children; Denis, Lucille and her husband Andre Latulippe, Roger, Richard, Roland and his wife Suzanne, Rachel, a Sister of Charity from West Virginia, and Paul and his wife Wendy. She also has six grandsons, two granddaughters, and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two brothers, Fernand Gauthier and Gerard (Pete) Gauthier and his wife Constance, and a sister, Cecile Corneau and her husband Willie. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a sister, Aline Bellavance Dube. 

Funeral Notice

BLAIS, Jeannine, 80, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on October 21, 2014. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, 3 - 6 PM, with a prayer service at 4:30 PM. Services will be Saturday, 11 AM, in the lower church of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that Holy Masses be offered for the repose of her soul. 

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