Lucille B. Grenier


LEWISTON – Lucille B. Grenier, 76, of Newman Street, died early Tuesday, Jan. 23, at Marshwood Healthcare Facility, after a long illness.

She was born in Lewiston April 13, 1930, the daughter of Origene and Beatrice Guay. She was educated in local schools and remained a lifelong resident of this community.

In 1960, she married Roland L. Grenier, who passed away Nov. 11, 2000. She worked for many years in food service, as she worked for the Lewiston junior high and high school lunch programs, Connie’s Catering, in the kitchen at d’Youville Pavilion and in the Bates College cafeteria, until her retirement.

She was a member of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, where she served as a eucharistic minister for many years, the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Post 22 and La Survivance Francaise. She also enjoyed being very involved in the community, having participated as a worker and volunteer for the Franco American Festival and the Festival de Joie for a number of years, as well as serving as den mother assistant for Holy Cross Parish Cub Scout Pack 116 for several years.

Among her favorite enjoyments in her free time were making afghans, traveling, doing crossword puzzles and collecting teddy bears. As a young lady, she also bowled in candlepin bowling leagues at Auburn Lanes for a number of years. She was regarded by her family and friends as a “social butterfly” and a great cook. She will be sadly missed by family and friends.

She leaves four sons, Gerard Grenier of Lewiston, Marcel Grenier, and wife, Kimberly, of East Greenich, R.I., Leo Grenier of Lewiston and Raymond Grenier, and wife, Julie; 15 grandchildren; and two brothers, Marcel Guay, and wife, Theresa, of Jay and Gerald Guay, and wife, Margo, of Canada.

She was predeceased by a brother, Bert Guay.