AUBURN – Lorraine Dube Poirier died on Nov. 18, in Prescott Valley, Ariz., a month after her 91st birthday.

She graduated from Lewiston High School and worked in the offices of R.I. Mitchell, Libby Mill, Pecks, Ward Brothers, Sanborn Trucking, Maine State Employment office as an aptitude tester, and she worked in the seasonal bookstore of University of Maine.

She was married in 1950 to Bertrand Poirier, and they had one daughter, Linda Lee Poirier. They resided for over 60 years on Whitney Street in Auburn. In 2014 they moved to assisted living in Prescott, to be nearer to Linda and her husband, Larry. Husband, Bertrand died in April 2016. Lorraine entered into hospice in January of this year at Aspen Creek Care Home when her health deteriorated.

In addition to Linda and her much loved son-in-law, Larry, she is survived by one sister-in-law, Henrietta Leblond of Auburn; one granddaughter, Stacy (Ernesto Ramirez) Fuegen; and two great-grandchildren, Calixto and Josie who reside in Los Angeles. She has one grandson, Brad (Shauna’h) Fuegen, and their twin great-grandsons, Andrew and Will, and infant great-grandson, Vincent, who reside in No. Yarmouth. Her nickname was Mimi to her beloved family. She is survived also by three nephews and one niece.

She was a member of New Auburn Senior Citizens, NAFCA Pine Tree Acres campground, and for many years enjoyed summers in a camping trailer in Turner and Buckfield. She loved to play the organ and sing. At age 74, she enrolled in a class and became computer savvy. She was playing cribbage, playing the organ and checking out her emails until shortly before her passing. She will be remembered laughing, playing cards, and craving Maine foods like lobster and Moxie.

Private services and cremation arrangements conducted by Heritage Memorial Mortuary.

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