Laurette L. (Poulin) Latendresse

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Laurette L. (Poulin) Latendresse
1927 - 2017
AUGUSTA - Laurette L. (Poulin) Latendresse, 90, passed away Sunday, Aug. 6, 2017, after a short stay at the Augusta Center for health & rehabilitation in Augusta.
She was born May 27, 1927, in LaPatrie Quebec Canada, the daughter of Joseph and Julie (Paul) Poulin. She was the middle child of her large family. Laurette grew up on the farm and attended LaPatrie schools.
On Aug. 23, 1947, she married Gaston M. Latendresse, two years after he returned from his military service during World War II, and settled in Mexico, Maine, where they raised their family. Laurette worked for Saunders Manufacturing in Dixfield for three years. She recently was living at the Howell House in Augusta, where she enjoyed the other residents and staff.
Laurette was predeceased by her husband of 45 years, and she leaves behind two sons, Richard, of Cedartown, Ga.; and Dennis and his wife Laurie, of Sidney; granddaughters Ivy Latendresse, of Manchester; and Kelly Latendresse and fiancé Ed McGowan, of Jamaica Plain, Mass.; and former daughter in-law Barbara Stone, of Dallas, Ga.
Laurette also leaves behind three sisters, Roseaimee Dion, Celine Goulette, and Bernadette Jette, all of Canada; along with several nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Augusta Center for health & rehabilitation for the great care she received and also many thanks to the residents and staff at the Howell House.
Laurette will join her husband at Gracelawn Memorial Park. Arrangements are in the care of Knowlton and Hewins Funeral Home and Cremation Service, One Church Street, Augusta. Memories, condolences, photos, and videos may be shared with the family on the obituary page of our website at:

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Published in Central Maine on Aug. 8, 2017