Muriel S. Martin, 1927 - 2015

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Muriel S. Martin, 88, of 40 Hamel Street, Lewiston, died Sunday September 6, 2015, at the d’Youville Pavilion in Lewiston. She passed after rehab, following surgery due to a fall, during which she never lost her sense of humor and her loving heart.  She remained grateful to those caring for her, and her warm heart reached out to many people, both in d’Youville in in the Lewiston community. She was born in Lewiston on February 11, 1927, the daughter of Leon and Blanche Garand Marois. Educated locally, she was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of ’45. She worked as a waitress in the family business, Marois Restaurant, where she was a fixture right up until the restaurant closed in 2003. When she wasn’t working at the restaurant, she enjoyed spending time with her sisters, and playing cribbage with her friends at the Pastime Club. A member of the former St. Patrick’s Church, Prince of Peace Parish, she is survived by three sons, Paul and wife Linda of Auburn, Dennis and wife Stephanie of Eugene, OR, and Michael of Lewiston, a daughter, Judith and husband Joseph of Mechanic Falls, a sister, Antoinette Orestis of Auburn, thirteen grandchildren, and sixteen great-grandchildren, with another on the way. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by two sisters, Theresa Rioux and Jeanne Ricker. 

Funeral Notice

MARTIN, Muriel, 88, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on September 6, 2015. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, from 9 - 10:30 AM. Services will be Saturday, 11 AM, in the Lower Church of the Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. Donations may be made in her memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Services, Hospice House Fund, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240.

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