Muriel Y. Bonin, 1924 - 2013

Bonin Obit Photo

Muriel Y. Bonin, 89, of 12 Goffee Street, Lewiston, died peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at her home on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.  Born in Lewiston on June 19, 1924, the daughter of Emile and Yvonne Laflamme Cailler. Educated in local schools, she worked at area mills during her younger years, including the Pepperell Mill. On September 25, 1948, she married Emile L. Bonin, the love of her life, who passed away on May 11, 2000. A member of SS. Peter & Paul Basilica, Prince of Peace Parish, and to the Ladies of St. Anne. She enjoyed knitting slippers and socks for everyone, cooking, and had a love for holidays, especially 4th of July and Christmas.  The greatest joy in her life came from time spent with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was known as "Memere" to many. Survivors include three daughters, Rita Y. Dillingham of Lewiston, Diane L. Bouchard of Lewiston, and Rachel S. Knight of Sabattus, a sister, Rita Roy of Lewiston four grandchildren; Jason, Shawn, and Ryan Bouchard, and Chantel Gayton, and five great-granchildren; Daimian Francis, Marcus, Jordan,  Jaymason, and Alayna Bouchard.  She also leaves a cousin and special friend Anita and Al Landry of Lewiston and Velma Morneau of Florida. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a brother and sister-in-law, Emilien and Francoise Cailler, brother-in-law Leo Roy, sons-in-law Jeff Dillingham and James Knight, and an infant son, Roger. The family wishes to express their gratitude to the staff of Androscoggin Home Health and Hospice for the compassionate care they provided. 

Funeral Notice

BONIN, Muriel, 89, of Lewiston, died in Lewiston on Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Services will be held Wednesday, 11 AM, in the lower church of SS. Peter & Paul Basilica. No visitation. Interment will be Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 1 PM, in the old section of Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. Donations may be made in her honor to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Memorial Program, Development Department, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240. 

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