Doris S. Picard

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AUBURN – Doris S. “Dot” Picard, 70, of Lewiston, died Saturday, May 6, at Hospice House after a long battle with cancer, with her loving family by her side and a very caring staff.

She was born on Aug. 6, 1935, at home in Lewiston, the daughter of the late Arthur F. Picard and Blanche G. Labbe Picard. Doris attended grammer school at St. Mary’s.

She started working for Aerotred and from there went to work for Falcon Shoe when it opened up until she retired in 1999.

She was a member of the Cercle Lacordaire, and Marchant de Bonheure for many years. She was an avid bowler, winning many awards. She loved to go dancing, attend movies, crochet and cook. She also loved to play bingo.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law, Constance and Gene LeVasseur of Columbia, S.C.; her other sister and brother-in-law, Lorraine and Ronald F.X. Laganiere of Auburn; her brother and sister-in-law, Arthur and Marie Picard of Leeds; and many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Doris was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Blanche Picard.

She will be sadly missed because she was very special to all and was like a second mother to some. The family would like to thank the dedicated workers of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for their excellent care during her illness.

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