Magdalene Denis


AUBURN – Magdalene “Lena” Denis, 83, went to eternal life Sunday, July 1, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice with her family by her side.

She was born in Oakland, July 23, 1923, the daughter of Manford and Margaret Frost. In 1941, she married Francis “Hank” Denis and together they raised two daughters in their home in Winslow.

Lena managed the family business, Denis Taxi, with her husband for many years. She was a kind, caring wife and mother. She loved her pets and often would nurse stray animals back to health. She especially loved her cat and companion, “Baby.”

She is survived by two daughters, Francine Denis of Lewiston and Fay Page, and her husband, Dan, of Auburn; her granddaughter, Jessica Sinclair of Auburn; a great-grandson, Dylan Sinclair of Auburn; and one brother, Andrew Frost of Winslow.

She was predeceased by her husband; and several brothers.

The family wishes to thank the staff at Marshwood Health Care Facility and a special thank-you to the staff at Androscoggin Hospice House and Doctor Oscar Cabatingan.