1937 – 2014

LEWISTON — Roberta “Bobbie” (Taylor) Olson, of Auburn, passed away on Saturday, June 7, at d’Youville Pavilion.

She was born in Canton on Sept. 18, 1937, a daughter of Robert and Eva (York) Taylor-Richard. She grew up in and attended school in Canton, and went on to attend Hanson’s Barber School in Lewiston. She was a member of several social organizations in the area.

She liked spending time at camp, doing arts and crafts, traveling, all sports (especially NASCAR), crocheting (especially for family), cooking, camping and above all, she loved spending time with family. She was famous for hosting family holiday gatherings.

Bobbie had an extensive work history. Her standout occupations included being a household manager and owning and operating Maheux Barber Shop, where she enjoyed interacting with her clients.

Bobbie is survived by her husband, Ernest Olson Jr., of Auburn; three daughters and two sons, Paula Marstons and her husband, Douglas, of Canton, Ivy Harding and mate, Tom Doiron, of Jay, Tommy Joudrey III, and wife, Teri, of Livermore, Darren Joudrey of Mexico and Megan Olson of Auburn. She is also survived by her devoted grandson, Jamie Madison and his fiancée, Nicole Dione; and grandchildren, Sarah Harding and partner, John Cardinale, Rebekah McLean and husband, Neil McLean, Zacharie Joudrie, Douglas Marsters and fiancée, Heather Noonan, Miranda Marsters and Casey Simpson. Bobbie had 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. She is also survived by one brother, Harry Taylor; and one sister, Marie Canwell.

She was predeceased by her parents; first husband, Thomas Joudrey Jr.; siblings, Jeanette Bowie and Robert Taylor; and two grandsons, Thomas Joudrey IV and Jesse Harding.

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