AUBURN — Mariette Doucette, 84, of Auburn, passed away at home in Auburn with her family by her side. She was born in Lewiston on Feb. 21, 1934, a daughter of the late Joseph and Alice (Berube) Turgeon. On Sept. 17, 1955, she married the love of her life, Wallace Doucette, at Holy Cross Church in Lewiston. They worked in the Lewiston-Auburn area raising their young family of three children. For 24 years she worked as an assembler at General Electric before retiring in 1990. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish attending Mass at Sacred Heart Church in Auburn. In her earlier years she was a member of The Senior Citizens and Bingo Club. She use to be an avid and skilled candlepin bowler who loved reading, bingo and especially traveling in her motor home to Florida and back. She was a great cook who was known for her spaghetti and meatballs and her Chinese chop suey. She most of all treasured her time spent with her family.
Mariette is survived by her husband of 62-plus years, Wallace Doucette of Auburn, three sons: Ronald Doucette and wife, Carol, of New Gloucester, Wallace Doucette Jr. and wife, Kathy, of Auburn, Michael Doucette and wife, Cindy, of Poland, six grandchildren: Brad, Melissa, Derek, Kasie, Brad, Dylan, 10 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law: Terry Turgeon, brother-in-law: Raymond Doucette and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her sister: Marie ange Galipeau, brothers: Romeo and Gerald Turgeon.
You are invited to offer your condolences and share fond memories with the family by visiting Mariette’s guest book at www.thefortingroupauburn.com.
Visitation will be held at The Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home in Auburn on Wednesday from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday at Sacred Heart Church in Auburn at 11 a.m. Committal services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Lewiston. A service of the Fortin Group/Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME 04210, 783-8545.