Alrine Poussard


AUBRUN — Arline T. Poussard, 88, formerly of Wales, and Plant City, Fla., passed away Friday morning, Dec. 25, at the Hospice House in Auburn.

She was born in Wales on Sept. 10, 1921, the daughter of William H.H. and Georgie A. (Ridley) Taylor. Arline married Honore J. Poussard on Aug. 20, 1949, in Lewiston.

She was a member of the Seventh-Day Adventist Churches of Auburn, Brunswick, and Pasco, Fla. She lived most of her life at the family farm surrounded by many family members with their frequent gatherings. Arline moved to Florida in 1994, where she met many wonderful people in her neighborhood and church community. She lived a very fulfilling and busy lifestyle there before moving back to Maine in 2004. She enjoyed going for a walk no matter where she was living.

She was a member of a bowling and shuffleboard team. She enjoyed water aerobics, shopping, eating out, her rose garden, church gatherings and the Strawberry Festival. Her grandchildren enjoyed her molasses cookies and rhubarb cake.

She is survived by daughters, Linda Miller of Lewiston, Betty Murray and
husband, Tim, of Mims, Fla., and Paula Coulombe and Joyce Chaput, both of Sabattus; a
son, Henry (Bub) Poussard of Sidney; stepchildren Harvey, Paul and
Pauline; sister, Marion Briggs of Auburn; 19 grandchildren; two
generations of great grandchildren; and special friend, Laurence Newton,
of Lewiston.

Arline was predeceased by her husband, Honore; children, Connie Knowles and Patricia Dupere; brothers, Lester and Chester; sisters, Helen, Austie (Dot), and Pauline; and grandson, Charlie Webster.

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