Angelina I. Gauthier

LEWISTON – Angelina I. Gauthier, 87, of Lewiston, formerly of Poland, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021, at the Androscoggin Hospice House of Auburn with family by her side, following a long struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. Born in Auburn on the family dairy farm, on March 22, 1933, she was the daughter of Pierre A. and Angelina Bosse Caron.She was a resident at The Woodlands Memory Care of Lewiston for the past two years where the staff were more than staff, they were her “family”.Educated in Auburn schools, she was a graduate of Edward Little High School, class of ‘53. She married Robert L. Gauthier in June 1955. Together they built their home and raised their children. A devoted homemaker, she also worked for many years in the local shoe industry, prior to retirement at Gould and Scammon.Angie enjoyed jigsaw puzzles, gardening, and all sorts of outdoor activities. To all who truly knew Angie, she was a caring, fun-loving, and yes, quite a “jokester”. She loved a good time with family and friends. A member of Sacred Heart Church, Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish, she is survived by a daughter, Susan Beaulieu and husband Robert of Poland, two sons, Roland and Normand, both of Mechanic Falls; two sisters, Theresa Caron of Auburn and Lillianne Latouche of Fredericton, NB, Canada, a brother-in-law, Richard Gauthier and wife Janice of Greene, two sisters-in-law, Doris Gauthier of Auburn and Constance Chicoine of Kingman, Ariz., and a daughter-in-law, Brenda Capen Read. She has three grandchildren, Rayleen Gauthier and wife Jessica, Raymond Gauthier, and Christopher Bechard, a granddaughter-in-law, Stephanie Beaulieu; and three great-grandchildren. Also surviving are her godchildren, Andre Latouche of NB Canada, and Tina Legee of Turner; and two special nieces, Cheryl Strout and Gail Marquis.Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her former husband, Robert; a grandson, Michael Beaulieu; three sisters, Cecile Bishop, Blanche Morin, and Eva Lebel, five brothers, Gerard, Louis, Arthur, Emile, and Philias Caron, and the recent passings of sister-in-law, Rita Caron and nephew, Roger Caron.The Family would like to thank the staff at the Woodland’s for the wonderful home and care that they provided to Angie during the last two years. We would also like to thank the Androscoggin Hospice House for their specialized and compassionate care that they gave to Angelina in her final days. Services will be held Wednesday, March 3, at 1 p.m. in the Chapman Room of Gracelawn Memorial Park, under the direction of the Albert and Burpee Funeral Home.Donations and condolences may be found online at Donations may be made in her memory to theAlzheimer’s Association,383 U.S. Route One #2C,Scarborough, ME 04074.

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