Feb. 9, 2018, in Augusta, Maine, at 77. A nurturing woman with a strong work ethic, she worked in the Marchese Blue Light Pub for many years. She supported the Colby menís hockey team, who considered her their “Maine adoptive mom” for more than 30 years, and reportedly never missed a game. There was a moment of silence in her honor at Alfond Ice Rink following her death. She also cared for people with intellectual disabilities in her home and advocated for their rights. Predeceased by her husband, Clarence, who worked in Colbyís Security Department, she is survived by four children, two foster daughters, 14 grandchildren, and 30 great-grandchildren.