Lorraine Aline LeBlanc, 82, of Westbrook, Maine, passed away among loved ones Monday, April 16, 2012, in her family home.
She was born in Westbrook, the daughter of Donat and Evangeline LeBlanc Richard.
She was employed at Dana Warp Mill & S.D. Warren Co. She was an active member of the DAV Auxiliary and held an officer position for many years. Her hobbies included games, crafts, reading, and traveling. She was also an accomplished quilter. She loved life, laughter, and everyone she knew.
Lorraine Aline LeBlanc
She wintered in Bokeelia since 1986 and was a member of the Christ at Pine Island Community Church.
She was blessed to have a special second family in Florida of Audrey, Elida, Peggy and many friends. She was so grateful for their support and love they have shown throughout the years.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by three sisters, Rita, Venita and Dorila; and four brothers, Arthur, Robert, Rene and Roger.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joseph W. LeBlanc; a son, Robert and partner John Gabriel Chasse of Westbrook; three daughters, Denise and husband Gary Francoeur of New Hampshire; Louise and husband Brian Thibeault of Brunswick; Tina and partner Denise Tanguay of Windham; a grandson, Andre' Davis and wife Candace, and four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Jeannette Swett and Yvonne Spizuoco; two brothers, Alfred and Ovide; numerous cousins; nephews; nieces and friends.
Visiting hours and services will be held Friday, from 4-6 p.m., at the Blais & Hay Funeral Home, 35 Church St., Westbrook.
To share online condolences please visit www.blaisandhayfuneralhome.com.
The family would like to send heartfelt appreciation for the loving care Lorraine received from VNA Hospice and Mercy Hospital.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Lorraine's memory may be made to DAV Auxiliary State Dept. of Maine, P.O. Box 115 Mechanic Falls, ME 04256. On check write "in memory of Lorraine LeBlanc."