Lewiston — Viola N. Dumais, 92, of 550 College Street, Lewiston, died Tuesday, April 19, at the d’Youville Pavilion.

Born in Lewiston on October 4, 1918, she was the daughter of Joseph P. and Laura Gauthier Chabot. She was educated in local schools, and married Robert Ludger Dumais on January 7, 1950. Mr. Dumais passed away on November 10, 1979.

She enjoyed playing cards with friends, and was very athletic in her younger years, enjoying hockey and bowling. A member of Ss. Peter & Paul Basilica, Prince of Peace Parish, she also belonged to La Survivance Francaise, the Lewiston, Holy Cross, Sabattus, and Robin Dow seniors associations, the AARP, the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, Ss. Peter & Paul Society, Covenant 50 and Horizons 55.

Survivors include two daughters, Susan Dumais and husband, Thomas Stanley, of Kirkland, Wash., and Diane “Dee” Dumais and partner, Carol Burnham, of Auburn; two step-grandchildren, Christine and husband, Michael Preston, and Samantha and husband, Matthew Elliott; five step-great-grandchildren, Delia, Ben, and Sarah Kate Preston, and Fiona and Henry Elliott; a sister-in-law, Dora Chabot; and several cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by three brothers, Ronaldo, Mozart “Boy-Boy,” and Robert Chabot; and three sisters, Corinne Cook, Cecile Drouin, and Solange “Sally” Proteau. The family thanks the staffs of St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center, d’Youville Pavilion, and Montello Heights, and a special thanks to Dr. Darleen Miller and Aime and Connie Morin, for the loving care they gave Viola. Condolences, donations, and a photo tribute may be accessed online at www.albert-burpee.com.

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