AUBURN — Anita J. Gilbert, 91, of Auburn, formerly of Jay, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at the Hospice House in Auburn.

She was born Oct. 11, 1926, in Island Pond, Vt., a daughter of Emile and Rosalyn (Dupuis) Goulet.

Anita was a devoted homemaker and was predeceased by her husband, Albert Gilbert, in 1990.

She is survived by their children: Rhonda Burton of Livermore Falls and Eugene Gilbert of Jay; a brother, Maurice Goulet, of Vermont; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her folks and her husband, she was predeceased by four sisters.

A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at St. Rose of Lima Church, Jay, with the Rev. Paul Dumais as celebrant. Graveside committal prayers will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at the original Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta. In lieu of flowers, she requested that remembrance gifts be given to the FMH Oncology Dept., 111 Franklin Health Commons, Farmington, ME 04938.

Her family invites you to leave a kind word of remembrance on her memorial wall at

Cremation and Memorial Service Arrangements are in the care of the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road (Route 133), Jay.

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