CARIBOU - Marie-Anne Dionne, 91, wife of the late Ernest Dionne, died Feb. 1, 2013, in Van Buren. She was born Aug. 12, 1921, in Packington, Quebec, daughter of the late Christsostome and Marie (Bosse) Dube.
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Mrs. Dionne was a faithful and active member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, where she was a member of Ladies of St. Anne Sodality, Catholic Golden Age and sang in the church funeral choir. She was also a Eucharistic minister and was very involved with the church's hospitality ministry and the offertory ministry. Mrs. Dionne was a member of Lister Knowlton Post 9389 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Henry B. Pratt Post 15 American Legion Ladies Auxiliaries.
She is survived by two sons, Donald Dionne and wife, Debby, of Braden, Fla., and George Dionne and wife, Linda, of Lakeland, Fla.; one daughter, Anne Marie Davenport and husband, Dannie, of Tinker, New Brunswick; one sister, Semelda Lavoie of St. Rose, Quebec; three grandchildren, Alicia, Johnathan and Miranda; four great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Dionne was predeceased by her husband, Ernest, in 2009; and brothers and sisters, Emery, Romeo, Raoul, Rolland and Robert Dube, Nora Michaud, Ernestine Lagasse, Ida Belzile, Irene Bujold and Donita Theriault. The family would like to express a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Djuanda, the staff at Cary Medical Center, Dr. Gautam and the staff at Borderview Manor for their compassionate and excellent care.
Friends may call 9 a.m. until the time of services Monday, Feb. 4, at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Monday at Parish of the Precious Blood Holy Rosary Catholic Church with the Very Rev. Jean-Paul Labrie officiating. Interment will be at Old Holy Rosary Cemetery. After the service, all are invited to a time of continued fellowship and refreshments in the parish center. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs. Dionne may do so through the Borderview Manor Memorial Fund or Jefferson Cary Foundation. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
Published in BDN Maine on Feb. 4, 2013