AUBURN – Louise J. Sargent, 83, died Saturday, May 13, surrounded by her family, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Louise was born July 19, 1922, in Hancock, the daughter of Hugh R. and Elsie (Stratton) Joy. She moved with her family to Auburn in 1960, where she resided the rest of her life.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, John C. Sargent; one son, John “Lindy” Sargent and his wife, Barbara; one daughter, Karen S. Perry; two nieces, Sharon Bazinet and Nancy Couture; three grandchildren, Chris Perry and Amber and Matt Sargent; and many great-grandchildren.