LEWISTON – Lillian D. Turgeon, 80, of 45 Ridgewood Ave., died Sunday morning, June 5, at her home.

She was born in Lowell, Mass., Jan. 19, 1924, the daughter of Joseph and Delina Bernier Rainville. She attended schools in Lowell, Mass., and moved to Lewiston in 1933 where she attended St. Peter’s School and Cours Superieur.

She was the widow of Gerard Turgeon, whom she married in 1948. He died in 1993.

During World War II, she was a volunteer nurse’s aide for the American Red Cross. She was also a Girl Scout leader and troop consultant for 17 years.

Prior to her illness, she was an active member of Holy Family Parish where she served as a Eucharistic Minister, and was a member of the parish council and various committees. She served many years in religious education and in all capacities of the St. Anne Sodality.

She was a member of Covenant 50, Horizon 55, and the ACA.

She enjoyed traveling, quilting, playing Scrabble and cards.

She is survived by her two daughters, Rita Spinney and her husband Richard of Ellsworth, and Annette Smith and her husband Lee of Waldoboro; one son, Charles and his wife Sylvia of Lewiston; two granddaughters, Cheryl (Spinney) Willis and her husband Troy of Hermon, and Jeanne Spinney of New York City; and her brother, George and his wife Lauretta of Lewiston.

She was predeceased by one brother, Alfred.

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