Jacqueline M. Castonguay
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Van Buren - Jacqueline M. Castonguay, 80, died peacefully Tuesday evening, July 16, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. She was born May 6, 1939 in Van Buren, a daughter of the late Alec and Emelie (Roy) Lavoie.
She worked as a nurse's aide at Borderview Rehab and Living Center for over 20 years. She also worked at the former Van Buren Pizza House and as a bartender at the former Yacht Club. She was member of the American Legion Auxiliary, Unit #49, Van Buren, and the Columbiettes. Jackie enjoyed going to local BINGO games, busying her hands with knitting, and playing her games on her tablet. She was often seen with her family and friends during nightly card games.
She is survived by seven children, Marlene Levesque and her long-time companion David Morrow of Van Buren, Theresa Duggins and her husband Chuck of Spanaway, WA, Rose Nuttall and her husband Don of Levant, Andre Castonguay Jr. and his companion Diane Tracy of Van Buren, Linda Cote and her fiancé Alan Chittenden of Suffield, CT, Claude Castonguay and his partner Daniel Down of Biddeford, and Norman Castonguay and his wife Joanne of Stafford Springs, CT; three sibling, James Lavoie of Caribou, Philip Lavoie and his wife Lorraine of Mapleton, and Esther Chamberland of W. Hartford, CT; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-two great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Jackie was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, Andre Castonguay in 2003, and four siblings, Ann Picard, Rena Dubay, Robertine Boucher, and Hector Lavoie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10AM on Monday, July 22, 2019, at St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church, Van Buren. Relatives and friends may greet the family Sunday evening 6-8:00 PM and Monday morning 8:30-9:30 AM at Lajoie Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: American Legion Auxiliary, P.O. Box 585, Van Buren, ME 04785 or to the Columbiettes, 284 Main St., Van Buren, ME 04785. To share condolences online, please visit www.LajoieFuneralHome.com
Published on July 18, 2019

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