AUBURN – Fernande L. Juneau, 88, of Clover Manor in Auburn, died peacefully Thursday, March 5, at the Hospice House.

She was born in Lewiston, on Dec. 4, 1920, the daughter of George and Henrietta (Cormier) Lajoie and attended local schools. On Sept. 25, 1944, she married Maurice A. Juneau.

They lived in Hartford, Conn., until 1958, when they returned to the Lewiston-Auburn area. Prior to her retirement, she worked at St. Louis Rectory, Caswell’s and the United Way.

She will be remembered as an excellent seamstress, a great cook and for her devotion to her family. Her faith in God sustained her and was an inspiration to others.

She is survived by two daughters, Anne Legendre and her husband, Paul, of Lewiston and Marie Fogg and her husband, Douglass, of Avon, Ohio; two sons, Daniel of Land O Lakes, Fla., and Richard and his wife, Joleen, of Auburn; six grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Adrienne Carpentier of Auburn, Anita Plourde of Auburn, Lorraine Clark of South Windsor, Conn., and Carmen Carrier and her husband, Laurent of Lewiston.

She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Maurice Juneau, who passed away on Oct. 1, 2008; her parents; two brothers, Maurice and Joseph Lajoie; and two sisters, Anne Bousquet and Laurina Lajoie.

The family extends its heartfelt thanks to the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice for the care they provided during her final days and to all of those who visited or sent their well wishes and prayers.

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