Jeannine E. Dionne, 1919 - 2015


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Jeannine E. Dionne, 95, of 100 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, and formerly of 101 Walnut Street, died Sunday, January 25, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn. Born in Lewiston on July 14, 1919, she was the daughter of Rosario and Jeannette Martin Dionne. Educated in local schools, she was a graduate of Lewiston High School and the Auburn School of Commerce. She was employed for many years as a secretary for the Lewiston Police Department. A member of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica, Prince of Peace Parish, she enjoyed embroidery and other crafts, but her greatest joy came for caring for others, especially her father,  and later her brother, the Rev. Martin Dionne, O.P., during their long illnesses. She was devoted to her family and generous to a fault. Survivors include a brother, Gillis Dionne, a sister, Yzette Vachon, both of Lewiston, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.  Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, the Rev. Martin Dionne and Rosario Dionne Jr., a sister, Sr. Roselle Dionne, and an infant sister, Alicia. 




DIONNE, Jeannine, 95, of Lewiston, died in Auburn on Sunday, January 25, 2015. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Friday, 9 - 10:30 AM, with a service at 11 AM in the Lower Church of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice,Hospice House Fund,15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME, 04240. 


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