MADAWASKA - Mildred M. Raymond, 84, passed away on December 10, 2015, at a Presque Isle health care facility, surrounded by her beloved family. She was born in Grand Isle, Maine on October 4, 1931, daughter of the late Joseph Vital and Lezzyanne (Dufour) Levesque.
Mildred worked for thirty six years at the High School and elementary schools. She was a very loving and devoted wife, mother, and grandmother.
She is survived by her loving husband of sixty-two wonderful years, Reginald Raymond of Madawaska; eight children, Norma Cushing and her husband, Alan of Madawaska, Susan Raymond of Madawaska, Jackie Beaulieu and her husband, Yvon of Green River, NB, Cecile Raymond of Edmundston, Reginald Raymond, Jr. of Edmond, OK, Kenneth Raymond and his wife, Brenda of Wilton, Helen Hebert and her husband, Steve of Madawaska, Sharon Raymond of Caribou; nineteen grandchildren, twenty-six great grandchildren; two sisters, Jeannine Lajoie and her husband, Claude of Florida, Dolores Broadwell and her husband, Bill of Massachusetts; two brothers, Roland Levesque of Madawaska, Lucien Levesque and his wife, Priscilla of Connecticut; several nieces and nephews. Mildred was predeceased by five siblings, Harold, Doris, Rejeanne, Roger, and Norma.
A Mass of Christian Burial and celebration of life will take place 10am on Monday, December 14, 2015, at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Family and friends may call at Lajoie Funeral Home from 6-8pm on Sunday, December 13, 2015 and from 9am until 9:45am on Monday before the service. Spring interment will be held in the Parish Cemetery.
Contributions in Mildred's memory may be made to Aroostook Cancer Care Patient Assistant Fund, C/O TAMC, 140 Academy St., Presque-Isle, ME 04769.