1956 – 2010
LEWISTON — Ginette “Gigi” M. Gilbert, 54, of 16 W. Brule St., Lewiston, died Thursday, May 27, at Central Maine Medical Center following a lengthy illness.
She was born in Lewiston, on March 3, 1956, the daughter of Marcel O. Laplante and Viviette (Goulette) Laplante.
She was a graduate of Lewiston High School and Mr. Bernard’s Cosmetology School. She had been employed in the Lewiston School System and most recently at Compupay payroll company of Freeport. Above all, she was a dedicated and loving mother.
She is survived by her husband, Edward Gilbert, whom she married on April 25, 1980; a beloved and cherished daughter, Nicole Gilbert and her partner, Jeff Williams, of Auburn; a stepdaughter, Jessica Dussault, her husband, Greg, and their six children, of Sumner; two sisters, Jacqueline Fortunato and her husband, Michael, of Sidney, and Michelle Boucher and her husband, David, of Lewiston; a brother, Mark A. Laplante, of Lewiston; and her lifelong friend, Nancy Simones and husband, Harry, of Auburn.
She was predeceased by her mother and father.