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Melissa Ann (Walker) Jandreau

Jan 15, 1930 - Nov 28, 2017

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Caribou - Melissa Ann (Walker) Jandreau, 87, passed away peacefully at the Maine Veterans Home in Caribou on Tuesday, November 28, 2017. She is now reunited with her husband and love of her life, Lester, who predeceased her on February 17, 2016. Melissa was born in Allagash, Maine, on January 15, 1930, daughter of Sam and Rhoda Walker.
She attended Allagash School and Fort Kent Community High School. Melissa was a wonderful cook and was famous for the beautiful Christmas candy she made each year to share with family and friends. She enjoyed travelling with her husband and they spent 16 winters in Florida where they made many friends and lifelong acquaintances. In 2009, due to failing health, they moved to Sunbury Retirement Community in Bangor, Maine. In May of 2013 they moved to the Maine Veterans Home in Caribou. The care she received at the Maine Veterans Home was exceptional and we, the family, are very grateful for the kindness and care she received.
She is survived by her four children, Brenda Ginn of Hamburg, NJ; Terry Ann (Harold) Ouellette of Winthrop, Maine; Mark (Paula) Jandreau of Alberta, Canada; and Molly Jandreau of Augusta, Maine. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, Tommy, Tricia, Erika, Renae, Wade, Alissa, Kyle and Ashley, and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister, Iva (Bert) Picard of CT and a special sister, Lola McBreaity of Caribou, Maine; two sisters-in-law, Barbara (Murray) Walker and Betty (Reynold) Walker. She was predeceased by her parents, Sam and Rhoda Walker; sisters, Dora, Blanche and Julia; brothers, Lincoln, Murray and Reynold.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, December 4, 2017, at 11 a.m. at St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis. Family and friends may call at Lajoie-Daigle Funeral Home from 8:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. on Monday before the service. Spring burial will be held in the Parish cemetery. For online condolences, please visit www.lajoiefuneralhome.com
Published on  November 30, 2017
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