Mary L. Doucette

LEWISTON - Mary L. Doucette 81, died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, at Sedgewood Commons, Falmouth. She was born July 29, 1931, in Old Town, the youngest daughter of the late Alfred and Leontine (Madore) Morancy.

She was educated in Old Town and graduated from Old Town High School. Mary married the love of her life, Raymond T. Doucette, May 29, 1954, in Old Town. They moved to Lewiston in 1960, where she raised her family. She was mostly a homemaker, having worked part-time at various places as a waitress when her children were in school. Mary enjoyed playing cards, she was part of a group of eight very close friends called "The Crazy Eights." They met every Wednesday night for years to play their weekly card games.

She is survived by three sons, Scott Doucette and wife, Wanda, of Lewiston, Michael Doucette and wife, Sandra, of Brunswick, and Roger Doucette and wife, Antonella, of Harvard, Mass.; two daughters, Jill Plourde and husband, David, of Lewiston, and Ann Berry and husband, Boyd, of Whitefield; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband, Raymond, in Aug. 1, 1999; and three sisters, Yvonne Morrissette, Jean Ewing and Anita St. Marie.

Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday at The Fortin Group Funeral Home, 70 Horton St., Lewiston. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Church. Committal will be held at a later date at Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Civic Center Drive, Augusta. Those wishing to make donations in her memory may do so to Sisters of Charity Health Systems, Foundation Campus Ave., P.O. Box 7291, Lewiston, ME 04240. You are invited to offer condolences and pay tribute to Mary's life by visiting her guest book at

Funeral Home

The Fortin Group
70 Horton Street Lewiston, ME 04240
(207) 784-4584

Published in BDN Maine on Dec. 24, 2012