Theresa S. Berube
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Van Buren and Caswell - Theresa S. Berube, 89, peacefully entered into rest Thursday, April 11, 2019. She was born July 7, 1929, in Hamlin, a daughter of the late Francois and Marie (Roy) Chamberlain.
She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph, Hamlin, was a member of the Ladies of Ste. Anne, and a Gold Star Mother of the American Legion Ladies' Auxiliary, Post #49, Van Buren. Theresa devoted her life to her family, raising eight children and doting on her many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by six children, Percy Berube Jr. and his wife, Doreen, of Van Buren, Lorraine Powers and her husband, Albert, of Limestone, Diane Deeves of Hamlin, Blanche Street and her husband, Barry, of Texas, Michael Berube and his wife, Cynthia, of Limestone, and Elaine Cote and her husband, Larry, of Caswell; three sisters, Blanche Levesque and her husband, Romeo, Lorance Chamberland, all of Van Buren, and Claire Dufour of Connecticut; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Theresa was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Percy Berube Sr., in 1988; two children, Joan King and Roger Berube; and seven siblings.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hamlin. Relatives and friends may greet the family Tuesday morning 9 a.m. until the time of Mass. Spring interment will be in the parish cemetery. Arrangements are a service of Lajoie Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. To share condolences online, please visit
Published on April 12, 2019


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