Mary Jane (Wentworth) Lemieux

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Mary Jane (Wentworth) Lemieux
1936 - 2018
WHITEFIELD - Mary Jane (Wentworth) Lemieux, 82, passed away peacefully on Sept. 4, 2018, and is with the LORD.
Mary was born in Wytopitlock, Maine to Leroy and Erma (Hewey) Wentworth on June 30, 1936. She graduated from Gardiner High School. She married Earl Lemieux on Sept. 3, 1955, in Gardiner. She worked at Augusta Mental Health Institute for 37 years. After retiring she volunteered at the Whitefield Food Pantry. She enjoyed cooking and was very good at it. Mary sewed and made many Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls and knitted mittens for children. She had a large collection of frogs. She loved her plants and her family, and loved to help people.
Mary is preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Virginia, Barbara, Harriett and Polly; brothers, George and Donald Nelson.
Mary is survived by her husband Earl Lemieux; sons, Robert and wife Belinda of Lewiston, Chris and Darlene of Pittston, Paul of Whitefield, Rick and Jean of Dresden; two grandchildren, Robert III of Albany, N.Y. and Bethany of Lewiston; three brothers, Roger and wife Vern of Florida, Vaughn and Georgeann of Skowhegan and William and Edith of Enterprise, Ala.; two sisters, Dottie and Al MacMaster of South Gardiner and Sandra and Frank Bumbus of Belgrade.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 8, at Sheepscot Valley Community Church in Whitefield. A celebration of her life will be held immediately after the service at the Whitefield Union Hall. A private burial will follow at a later date.
An online guestbook may be signed and memories shared at
Arrangements are by Staples Funeral Home & Cremation Care, 53 Brunswick Ave. Gardiner.

Donations may be given to:
Good Shepherd Food Pantry
P.O. Box 1807
Auburn, ME 04211
directed to the
"Whitefield Food Pantry"

Funeral Home
Staples Funeral Service
53 Brunswick Avenue
Gardiner, ME 04345
(207) 582-3102
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Published in Central Maine on Sept. 6, 2018
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