1921 – 2015
LEWISTON — Priscille Dubois, 94, of Lewiston passed away on Friday, Aug. 14, at Montello Manor from medical complications.
She was born in St. Agatha on May 30, 1921, the eldest daughter of Ernest and Emma (Collins) Martin. On Nov. 25, 1955, she married Willard H. Dubois, with whom she shared many wonderful years until his passing in 1995. She was also predeceased by her first husband, Philemon Marquis; as well as their only son, Bertrand P. Marquis, who passed away in 2010.
She worked for many area shoe factories before retiring from Falcon Shoe. After the sudden passing of her mother during childbirth, Priscille helped take care of and raise her many brothers and sisters.
Priscille enjoyed dining out and for many years, making ployes and raisin pies for her family. She was well-known for being social and proud of her appearance, as well as for her love of life and dancing.
She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Dorothy Marquis of Sarasota, Fla.; her grandson, Bertrand W. Marquis and his fiancée, Brenda Wilkins, of Merrimack, N.H., and her son, Brian Wilkins Jr. of Rye, N.H.; her granddaughter, Diane Maltby and her husband, Miles, of Lewiston; her granddaughter, Connie Bickford and her husband, Don, of Bradenton, Fla.; and her two great-grandsons, Navy Airman Joshua Bickford of Bloomington, Ind. and Dylan Bickford of Bradenton, Fla. She is also survived by two sisters, Therese Morin and her husband, Ralph, of Lewiston, and Viola McLaughlin and her husband, Cliff, of Fort Myers, Fla.; a special and close friend, Rita Galipeau of Lewiston; as well as many sisters-in-law; and one half-sister, Hilda Foss of Maine.
She was also predeceased by her brothers, Luc, Lido, Alcide and Donat Martin; and a sister, Edna Saucier.
She will be missed by all.
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