Aline M. Purington

BANGOR – Aline M. Purington, 75, a resident of Jay, passed away unexpectedly, Oct. 13, 2019, at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, surrounded by her loving family, following a brief illness. She was born May 13, 1944, in Chisholm, the daughter of Leo Legere and Rose (Breton) Legere. She was a graduate of Jay High School. On June 6, 1964, at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay, she married Larry Purington. They enjoyed 50 years together before his passing in 2014. Aline worked at Livermore Falls Bakery, Jay School cafeteria, and also caring for her family and home. Aline was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church. She enjoyed yard sales, scrapbooking, going to the coast, she especially loved taking care of her grandchildren and following their sporting events.

She is survived by her son, Joseph Purington and his wife Gail of Hooksett, N.H.; her daughter, Jennifer White of Jay; three grandchildren, Jordan Purington and his wife Amanda, and Morgan and Bennett White; great-grandson, Calvin Purington; brother, Adrian Legere of Auburn, sister, Jeannine Perreault and husband, Robert of Jay; her nieces and nephews; and her companion, Robert “Bob” Chicoine of Livermore Falls.

She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Larry Purington; sisters, Marguerite Castonguay, and Theresa Legere, brother, Lucien Legere, sister-in-law, Mary Lou Legere and brother-in-law, Andre Castonguay.

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A graveside service will be held 1 p.m., on Friday, October 18, at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine.

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