Yolande Roux Gagne, 1923 - 2015

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Yolande Roux Gagne, 91, formerly of 59 Tampa Street, Lewiston, and a resident of Birchwoods Assisted Living Community in Portland for the past 3 years, died Friday, May 8, 2015 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House of Scarborough. Yolande was born in Lisbon on August 22, 1923, the daughter of Roland E. and Eveline Caron Roux. She attended local schools, graduating from Lewiston High School and Bliss Business College. She was a member of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica, Prince of Peace Parish. She worked at B Peck Department store for a few years, then worked in the advertising department at the Lewiston Sun Journal for 28 years. She greatly enjoyed her family and friends. She was an avid reader and gardener, had many hobbies, and had a special place in her heart for animals and birds. Survivors include a sister-in-law, Joan Roux of Portland, two nieces, a nephew, and several cousins. The family would like to thank the staffs of Birchwoods and Gosnell for all the loving care care they gave Yolande.

Funeral Notice

GAGNE, Yolande, 91, of Portland, died in Scarborough on Friday, May 8, 2015, visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, 10 - 11 AM, with a Liturgy of the Word Service at 11 AM. Interment, St. Anne’s Cemetery, Lisbon. Donations may be made in her memory to the charity of your choice.

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