Obituaries for Thursday, August 22, 2019


WINSLOW – Enid H. Quirion, 90, of Winslow, lost her brief battle with cancer on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at North­ern Lights Eastern Maine Medical Center, in Waterville. Enid was one of two children born to Ernest and Nellie (Lepage) Fountaine, of Jackman, on June 8, 1929. Moving to Waterville at the age of 16 she began her working career at the Lockwood Mill. Later she met and married her husband, Raymond Quirion, settling in Winslow they raised one son, David.

Retiring from Ski-Land Woolen Mill, in Clinton. Enid began walking five miles a day through the area neighborhood. While on these walks she became friendly with all the dogs, eventually knowing them all by name. Pockets full of dog bones she’d hand out treats.

Enid enjoyed lawn sales with her best friend, Dot Plant. She enjoyed going shopping and out to eat with Lisa Dugal. She enjoyed folding towels, doing errands and washing dishes at her daughter-in-law’s salon. She also enjoyed watching cooking shows, golf, football and NASCAR racing.

She was predeceased by her parents, Ernest and Nellie Fountaine; her husband, Raymond Quirion; and her brother, Bruce Fountaine.

Enid is survived by her son, David Quirion and his wife, Tina; and many family members.

At Enid’s request there will not be any service. She will be buried with her husband at the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, in Augusta.

Arrangements are under the direction and care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm Street, Waterville.

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Donations in Enid’s memory can be sent to the Humane Society Waterville Area, 100 Webb Road, Waterville, ME 04901.


CHINA – Patricia A. Nutt, 83, of South China, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019, at MaineGeneral Medical Center, in Waterville. Patricia was born in Waterville on April 14, 1936, the daughter of the late Albert and Antoinette (Poulin) Cayouette.

She was educated in the local schools.

She worked for a few years in the woolen mills, later she started work as a waitress and it was a perfect fit for her. She enjoyed the work and loved her customers.

Patricia loved the years living on the farm with her horses and dogs, it was the happy spot in her life. She enjoyed gardening, especially her flower garden, and playing Bridge, and all of the folks at Bridge. They were like a second family.

Patricia was predeceased by her parents, by her husband, Lamont Nutt, a brother, Roger and her sister, Susan.

She is survived by her children, Jeffrey Nutt and his wife, Linda, of Vassalboro, Russell Nutt and his wife, Jennifer, of Waterville, Patrick Nutt, of China, and Pam Ehler and her partner Deb Bickford, of South China. She also leaves behind two grandsons, Allen and Jonathan, and several great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Giberson Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to your local animal shelter or humane society.


VASSALBORO – Tucker Robert Giguere, passed away Wednesday, August 14, 2019, at home following a three-month fight with an unknown illness. Tucker was born May 9, 2019, in Augusta, infant son of Samantha Tobey and Zachary Giguere.

Though Tucker lived a short life, he touched the hearts of many with his fight and determination to survive. But sadly, although both Maine Medical Center and Boston Children’s Hospital did all they could to diagnose Tucker’s illness, it progressed too quickly and he passed on.

Tucker is survived by his parents: Zachary C. Giguere and Samantha A. Tobey, of Vassalboro; paternal grandparents: Robert and Brandi (Cullins) Giguere, of Vassalboro; maternal grandmother: Amy (Baldassini) Hayes and her husband, Christopher Hayes, of China; maternal grandfather: Corey Tobey and his wife, Cheryl (Spadea) Tobey, of Palermo; paternal great-grandparents: Norman and Pamala (Clark) Cullins, of Augusta, Gale (Hardesty) Grat, of Palermo and Jon Giguere and his wife, Betty (York) Giguere, of Augusta; maternal great-grandparents: Tom and Anne (Vasseur) Stephanson, of China, Beverly (Bailey) Howard and her husband, Gene Howard, of Palermo, and Donald Tobey and his wife, Marcia (Craig) Tobey, of Palermo; maternal great-great grandmother: Pauline (Ward) Tobey, of Palermo. Along with many aunts, uncles and cousin, Isabelle Giguere.

A private burial will be held in the East Palermo Cemetery. A celebration of Tucker’s life will be held on Saturday, August 24, from 1 – 4 p.m., at the pit in China off Route 32. All are welcome.

In lieu of flowers please donate to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, 22 Bramhall St., Portland, ME, 04102.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Plummer Funeral Home, Windsor Chapel, 983 Ridge Rd., Windsor, ME.

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BENTON – Phillip David Brown, 37, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019. He was born on February 15, 1982, the son of Richard Brown and Renee Hall.

He is survived by step-children Aurora and Connor; and a brother, Jeremy Brown, of Augusta.

A memorial service will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019, at 1 p.m., at the Palermo Christian Church. A reception will follow at the church.


GEORGIA E. KENNISTON FECTEAU, 86, of Westbrook, formerly of Waterville, passed away on Friday, August 9, 2019, at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, in Scarborough. Locally, she is survived by a step-daughter, Elizabeth Glidden, of Augusta, and a niece, Susan Little, of East Vassalboro.


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