LEWISTON – Lucienne M. Doucette, 93, of 194 South Ave. in Lewiston, passed away early Tuesday, March 24, at d’Youville Pavilion.

She was born in Dexter, Jan. 13, 1916, one of 10 children born to Louis and Veleda (Provost) Cliche. She was educated in Dexter schools and attended Dexter High School.

On Sept. 4, 1937, she married Louis P. Doucette and together they settled in Lewiston to raise their family. He predeceased her on Nov. 1, 1992.

In addition to being a homemaker and housewife, she worked for many years as a hat maker and retail clerk at Ida’s Hat Shop, a local hat store here in Lewiston for many years. She was a member of the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Lewiston Senior Citizens and Horizons 55.

She loved being outdoors, whether it was working around the house, going for walks or going for relaxing rides through the backroads of surrounding communities. She loved music and in her early years, enjoyed playing the piano.

She was very active at church for many years and was a very giving person, both with her time and with her support of her church and organizations like Catholic Charities of Maine and St. Jude’s. She was considered the matriarch of her family and will be fondly remembered as a loving, dedicated and loyal wife, mother and grandmother with a wonderful smile.

She leaves three sons, Robert L. Doucette of Lewiston, Paul E. Doucette and his wife, Cheryl, of Augusta and John L. Doucette of Lewiston; five grandchildren, Linda Scott, Christine St. Onge, Eric Doucette, Benjamin Doucette and Jacqueline Doucette; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Lillian Desmarais of San Antonio, Texas; one brother, Philip Cliche and wife, Phyllis, of Dexter; and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by one sister; and six brothers.

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