AUBURN — Elizabeth “Betty” J. Provost (Eslin), 80 years young of Auburn, passed away June 15 at Clover Manor in Auburn. She was born in Lewiston on June 11, 1938, to parents William Belmore and Dorothy Eslin, and was adopted at a young age by her grandmother, Dora (Corro) Eslin.

Betty was a member of several clubs, including the Bambi Club, Past Time Club and Elks Club.

She worked for many years at St. Mary’s Hospital in the kitchen as a cook, and 29 years at Oak Hill High School as a cook.

Betty was a fabulous cook. She enjoyed cooking family dinners and gathering together. She was a avid card player, especially of cribbage. She had a wonderful outlook on life and lived her life to the fullest. She traveled and enjoyed many trips with her husband. Her great sense of humor will be missed.

Predeceased by father, William Belmore; mother, Dorothy Eslin Belmore; and brother, Bobby Belmore.

Surviving are her husband of 61 years, Roland L. Provost, from Auburn; their children Marc Provost and partner, Louise Hedgpeth, of Sabattus; Marcel Provost and wife, Roxanne, of Bowdoin; Gregoire Provost and wife, Nancy, of Sabattus; daughter, Cathy Dionne, and husband, Richard, of Greene; her eight grandchildren: Danielle Watford and husband, Gary, of Sabattus; Kimberly McFarland and husband, Adam, of Lisbon; Zackary Provost of Lisbon; Ambyr Morong and husband, Andrew, of Lewiston; Ashley Wiers and husband, Alex, of Lewiston; Cody Provost of Sabattus; Benjamin Dionne of Greene; and Caleb Provost of Sabattus, four great-grandchildren: Dylan McFarland, Roman Watford, Alice Watford and Camden Morong; sister, Dot Chasse, and husband, Bert, of Auburn.

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Elizabeth ‘Betty’ J. Provost

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