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Obituaries

Sister Elizabeth Platt, COC

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sr. Elizabeth Platt, 87 who died Thursday, January 17.  Sister Liz, as she was commonly known, died at home, which was her wish, with family, friends and her pastor present.

Originally from Media, Pennsylvania, Sr. Liz  served the people of Boston in her early years of religious life, including leading a boys' choir, a memory she cherished throughout her life.  She came to Maine in 1972 and began working at St. Dominic Parish in Portland.  From 1982 to 1987, she was the Region III catechetical resource person for the Diocese of Portland.  In more recent years, she has worked as the pastoral associate at Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Auburn, where her ministries included the children’s choir, faith formation education, and ministering to members of the parish, especially the sick and dying.   A complete obituary may be found here.

The reception of the body will be Tuesday, January 22, at 3 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Auburn, followed by the wake until 9 p.m.

Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, January 23, at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, followed by a reception at the parish.

Please prayer for the consolation of Sister Elizabeth's family and friends, including Sr. Irene Platt, COC, her niece and companion for many years.

May her soul and the soul of all the faithful departed rest in peace.  Amen.

Sister Martin Drouin, OSU

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sister Martin Drouin, 93, a member of the Ursuline Sisters for 72 years, who died December 29, 2018, at the Ursuline Convent in Waterville. Sister was dedicated to community service and served both in Massachusetts and Maine.  A quiet, prayerful religious, Sister Martin will be missed by her community and her family.  Ten days before Sister Martin's death, her younger sister passed away, so please keep the Drouin family in prayer as the mourn the loss of two members.  Keep also, Sr. Martin’s religious community in prayer.

Sister Martin's funeral will be at the Ursuline Convent, 1 St. Angela Drive, Waterville at 10 a.m. on Friday, January 11.

May her soul and the soul of all the faithful departed rest in peace.  Amen.

Sister Theresa Conlogue, RSM

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Sr. Theresa Conlogue, RSM, who died peacefully at St. Catherine’s Residence in Portland on Monday, November 26.  Sister Theresa was 85 years old.

Born in Houlton, Sister Theresa was a Sister of Mercy of the Americas, having entered in September 1951. She spent 47 years as a primary school teacher.  She taught at the Cathedral School in Portland, Holy Cross School in South Portland, St. Athanasius School in Rumford, Immaculate Heart of Mary School in Fairfield, St. John School and St. Mary School in Bangor, St. Mary School in Houlton, and St. Mary School in Augusta.  Following her retirement from teaching, she lived in Augusta and ministered at Howell House before moving to Portland.

Also known as Sr. Mary Terence, Sr. Theresa provided many services to her religious community. 

Among her surviving relatives is Sr. Ruth Conlogue who was her primary caregiver during her last years.

Please prayer for the consolation of Sr. Theresa’s religious and natural families.

May her soul and the soul of all the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen.

 
mily, Peter began his lifetime of service with his membership in the Waterville Lion's Club, which continued for 50 years and included the District's Lions President Award in 1964 as well as numerous awards for dedicated service, and as a 4th Degree Knight in the Knights of Columbus which continued for 58 years.
Peter was an active member and past-president of the Greater Waterville Interfaith Council for 20 years. He served as coordinator of Interfaith Clergy which became the Interfaith Council. He was one of the four founding fathers of the Interfaith Homeless Shelter in Waterville, now known as the Mid-Maine Homeless Shelter. - See more at: http://obituaries.centralmaine.com/obituaries/mainetoday-centralmaine/ob... previous obituaries:

2018

Sister Bertha Cormier, SCIM

Sister Dolores Cyr, O.P.

Deacon Richard Doyle

Father John J. Feeney

Father Donald Jacques

Brother James Lacasse, FIC

Sister Maura Murphy, RSM

Father Donald McAllister

Sister Rose Anna Ouellette, SSS

Sister Rita Pelletier, O.P.

Sister Mary Catherine Perko, SSS

Sister Marie Immaculata Vane, DW

Sister M. Stella Maris Ware, RSM

2017

Father Claude Albert

Sister Alice Beauchemin, SCIM

Sister Aurore Beaulieu, SCIM

Father Richard Bertrand, SJ

Father Armand Bill

Sister Jacqueline Bilodeau

Brother Francis Blouin, FIC

Sister Pauline Bonenfant, OP

Father Normand Carpentier

Sister Georgeanne Doucette, SCIM

Sister Cecile Grenier

Sister Cecilia Kennedy, RSR

Monsignor Robert Lavoie

Sister Anne Xavier Loubert, CSJ

Father James MacGee

Sister Mary de la Salle O'Donnell, RSM

Father Clement Thibodeau

Sister Patricia Veale

2016

Sister Ursula Binnette, OSU

Sister Rita Bourassa, OSU

Sister Collette Caron, CSJ

Sister Candide Corriveau, DW

Sister Mary Garrett, RSM

Father James Knox

Sister Mary Laboure Morin

Father Richard Ouellette

Sister Claire Pelletier, SCIM

Father Paul Plante

Sister Rose Mary Rush, RSM

Sister Anita Therrien, SCIM

2015

Sister Mary Annunciation, OP

Sister Mary Louis Auger, RSM

Sister Nesta Beaudoin, OSU

Sister Thelma Bouchard, RSR

Deacon Robert Divine

Sister Laurette Fredette, SCIM

Sister Monique Gobeil, SCIM

Sister Lucille Huot, SCIM

Sister Jacqueline Koss, CSJ

Sister Pauline Lamirande, SCIM

Sister Theresa Lanouette, SCIM

Sister Mary Louise Landry, RS

Father Harold Nicknair

Father Fernand Paquet, MM

Father Arthur Pechillo

2014

Sister Bertha Bergeron, OSU

Father Gerald Bolduc, OMI

Sister Simonne Doucette, SCIM

Father Thomas Farley

Sister Lucille Fournier, OP

Sister Catherine Green, RSM

Deacon Peter Joseph

Sister Mary Madeline Lemieux, OSU

Father Kieran Monahan, OFM

Father Real Nadeau

Msgr. Leopold Nicknair

Sister Olivia Pasterczyk, RSM

Sister Theresa Pelletier, SCIM

Deacon George Stevens

2013

Msgr. Vincent Tatarczuk

Rev. Patrick Walsh, CSC