Noella's Story

VAN BUREN AND CARIBOU - Noella M. Deschaine, 76, of Caribou, formerly Van Buren, died unexpectedly Tuesday, February 17, 2015. She was born February 24, 1938, in Grand Isle, a daughter of the late Damase and Melvina (Vaillancourt) Godin.

Noella last worked with Cary Medical Center in the housekeeping department, until her retirement in 2000. She enjoyed walking Collins Pond and the recreation center in Caribou and visiting her friends. She also loved to attend the Bingo games at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Caribou. She cherished all the time she

spent with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by: two sons, Steve Deschaine and his wife, Cindy, of Presque Isle and Vince Deschaine and his wife, Darlene, of So. Windsor, CT; three daughters, Jeanne Theriault and her husband, Reynold, of Van Buren, Anne Bouley and her husband, Don, of Ashland and Linda Goudreau and her husband, Michel, of Grand Falls, NB, Canada; three siblings, Armand Godin and his wife, Melvina, Jeannine Fortin and Deb Chabre and her husband, Dick, all of Caribou; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Noella was predeceased by her husband of 36 years, Adrien Deschaine; a daughter, Penny Deschaine; and many brothers and sisters.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2015, at St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church, Van Buren. Relatives and friends may greet the family Friday 6-8 p.m. and Saturday morning 9-10:30 a.m. at Lajoie Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. Spring interment will be in Grand River Cemetery, Van Buren. To share condolences online, please visit
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