PRINCETON - Vivianne B. Roussel, 81, passed away Wednesday, September 24, 2014. Vivianne was born in Edmundston, New Brunsick, on May 17, 1933, daughter of the late Albert and Ida (Martin) Roussel.
She married Levite Roussel and in 1964 they relocated to Princeton to be closer to Levite's work. Vivianne was a Communicant of St. James the Greater R.C. Church in Baileyville. She was a wonderful cook and a talented seamstress. She enjoyed canning, knitting, flower gardens, and teaching her children and grandchildren how to cook and bake.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Levite; a son, Marcel; and two brothers, Claude and Evares. Surviving are her five children, Renald Roussel and wife, Rosemary, Réal Roussel and wife, Diane, Rachel Cilley and husband, Blin, Darcy Roussel and wife, Cindy, and Nancy Francis, all of Princeton; a daughter-in-law, Tammy McEwen of Greenbush; 16 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; her siblings, Albertna, Liz, Rejenne, Rina, Laurianne, Jeslien, Jeanot, Reno, and Evon; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday, September 28, 2014 at Mays Funeral Home, 26 Church St., Calais. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, September 29, 2014 at St. James the Greater R.C. Church in Baileyville. Burial will follow in Princeton Cemetery. Condolences and memories may be shared at www.maysfuneralhome.com