Della's Story

SOUTH PORTLAND AND PRESQUE ISLE - Della C. Gagnon passed away on Thursday October 30, 2014 at South Portland Nursing Home surrounded by family. She was born September 1, 1919 the daughter of "Ned" Edouard and Alice 'Page' Bois.

She married Sylvio Gagnon on March 25, 1940. They made Limestone their home and together raised their family there. Della retired from the Loring Air Force Base Dining Services.

She was a past communicant of St Mary's Catholic Church in Presque Isle and St Louis Catholic Church in Limestone.

Della was predeceased by her parents, her husband Sylvio, and son Gildore.

She is survived by her children and families, Martin & Simonne Gagnon, Jason Gagnon, and Melissa Lincoln of Saginaw, MI - Elyane Theroux, Steve Theroux, & Patty Vacarro of Tampa, FL-Gaylen and Debbie Gagnon, Kevin Gagnon & Meredith Beebackhee of South Windsor, CT-Naldo & Susan Gagnon, Samuel & Theodore Gagnon of Raymond, ME, her daughter in law Cathy Gagnon, Keith Gagnon of Leyden, MA and daughter in law Nancy Gagnon of Stafford Springs, CT and her many Great Grandchildren.

Calling hours will be 6-8 pm, Sunday, November 2, 2014 at Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St., Presque Isle. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 AM, Monday, November 3, 2014 at St. Louis Catholic Church, Parish of the Precious Blood, 106 Main St., Limestone, ME 04750.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the South Portland Nursing Home Residents' Activity Fund at 42 Anthoine Street, South Portland, ME 04106 Attn: Mary Murphy.

The family wishes to thank the wonderful staff and residents of South Portland Nursing Home for their exceptional care and compassion for Della. Services in care of Duncan-Graves Funeral Home.
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