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BRUNSWICK — Lauriette Caron, 88, died Oct. 16. She was born in Brunswick June 15, 1924, the daughter of Antoine and Aldea Duval Tetreault. She graduated from St. John’s Catholic School. On June 28, 1947, she married Lawrence Bernard Caron.
Caron worked at Verney Mill from 1939 until her marriage. After her children were grown, she returned to work, serving in the cutting room at Health-Tex for 20 years. She retired in 1987.
After retirement she traveled on several Maine Line bus tours. She enjoyed decorating her home and keeping her flower gardens blooming. To stay in shape, she enjoyed walking and won ribbons in walking competitions at the Maine Senior Games. She line-danced and also learned how to tap dance. She enjoyed candlepin bowling and won several awards in that sport.
Caron was a life long congregant of St. John the Baptist Church. She was a 50-year member of Brunswick’s Father Remy Circle of the Daughters of Isabella. She served as an officer there and volunteered on several committees.
She was predeceased by her parents; two brothers, George and Andre; and two daughters whom she miscarried.
Surviving is her husband of 65 years; daughters, Lorraine, of Brunswick, Suzanne Berry and her husband, Chris, of New Jersey, and Evelyn Keating and her husband, Dennis, of Florida; two grandsons, Andrew J. Keating, of Washington, and Adam J. Keating, of California; a sister-in-law, Lorraine Gamache Tetreault, of Massachusetts; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral was held Oct. 23 at St. John the Baptist Church in Brunswick. Interment was in the Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta.
Memorial donations may be made to Daughters of Isabella, c/o Regent Yvonne Coulombe, P.O. Box 802, Brunswick, ME 04011-0802. Condolences may be expressed and a video tribute viewed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com.