1937 – 2014

AUBURN — Jeannine J. Moreau Marquis, of 129 Switzerland Road in Lewiston, went to Heaven on Tuesday, March 18.

Born in Lewiston on May 5, 1937, to Roland and Irene (Allen) Moreau, Jeannine was a graduate of Lewiston High School, Class of 1955. Although diagnosed with multiple sclerosis at the age of 18, she married Maurice Marquis in 1957, and went on to raise a family.

She worked for Hood’s Mailing & Printing, typing at home while raising her children. She also worked for the Lewiston schools hot lunch program once her children started school. Due to complications from MS, she retired in 1974.

Jeannine was an avid Patriots and Boston Bruins fan. She enjoyed watching old shows on television, playing cards in her younger years and spending time with family. Her faith was very important to her and she prayed often. She had a beautiful smile that would light up a room.

She is survived by her sister, Connie (Pete) Gauthier; children, Marcel (Bonnie) Marquis, Diane (David) Greene and Debbie Marquis; grandchildren, Michael (Traci), Erika (Jason), David, Kim (Jason), Ryan (Hannah), Jessica (Kevin), Brandon (Jessica), Amy, Christopher and Haylee; 15 great-grandchildren; her former husband, Maurice Marquis; sisters-in-law, Laurette Gagne, Joline Laplante and Bernie Marquis; and nieces, Pauline Gauthier, Jackie Chabot and Rita Gigliotti.

She was predeceased by a granddaughter, Michelle Marquis.

You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Jeannine’s life by visiting her guest book at www.thefortingrouplewiston.com.

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