BANGOR — Olivette M. Hebert, 88, of Bangor, formerly of 51 Taft Ave., Auburn, passed away Wednesday, April 13, at St. Joseph’s Hospital.

She was born in Fort Kent, April 20, 1922, daughter of the late Louison and Alice Daigle Chasse. She graduated from Fort Kent High School in 1940, and married Louis S. Hebert Aug. 23, 1941.

Prior to her retirement in 1974, she was employed at Shapiro Brothers Shoe Co. and was a seamstress at Lebel’s Bridal Shop in Auburn. She was a member of St. Mary’s Church in Bangor and Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish at Sacred Heart Church, Auburn, where she was active in the Golden Age Club and did volunteer work at the church, church fairs and Catholic Charities of Maine.

She enjoyed knitting and crocheting and made afghans for the Auburn fire department raffles and was a member of the “Knit Wits” knitting group at the assisted living residence, where she resided in Bangor.

She is survived by two daughters, Louise Barstow and husband, Richard, of Ocala, Fla., and Patricia Richards and husband, Denis, of Gray; two sons, Dennis G. Hebert and wife, Marty, of Georges Mills, N.H., and David G. Hebert and wife, Andrea, of Niceville, Fla.; 11 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a sister, Emelia Flannagan of Mapleton; and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was also predeceased by a daughter, Joyce Anne; 11 brothers; and three sisters.

Online guest book may be accessed at www.thefortingroupauburn.com.

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