YARMOUTH — Gilberte A. Davis, 94, of Portland, passed away on Jan. 9, at Coastal Manor.

Gilberte was born in Brunswick, June 5, 1916, the first daughter of Charles J. and Eva Gamache Charron. She spent her early years attending both St. John’s School and Brunswick High School.

Gilberte married John B. Davis in 1934, and became a housewife until 1943 and worked at BIW while her husband was in the Navy. Gilberte said that her two years on the “riveting gang” at BIW were hard, but fun times.

Gilberte and John moved to Portland in 1955, where she immersed herself in gardening and entertaining her neighbors with her humorous and outgoing personality. She worked at Songo Shoe Co. in Portland for a number of years. She was a devout Catholic and parishioner of St. Patrick’s Church.

In her later years, Gilberte and John enjoyed traveling to Florida, Hawaii, taking bus trips with Maine Tours and the many trips to Canada, especially Quebec City.

She is survived by her son, Peter C. Davis and his wife, Joyce, of Yarmouth; her sister, Venise Lewis of Brunswick; her granddaughters, Robyn Davis of Portland and Cheryl Fullerton and her husband, Mike, of Carrabassett Valley; her great-granddaughters, Rachel and Rebecca Fullerton of Gorham; her great-grandson, David Fullerton of Orono; and several nieces, nephews and in-laws.

She was predeceased by her husband; and her sister, Nancy Giard.

Please visit www.lindquistfuneralhome.com to share your condolences, memories and tributes with the Davis Family.

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