Louise Boucher Dumais, 90

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BRUNSWICK — Louise Boucher Dumais, 90, died Oct. 27 at Freeport Place assisted-living home.

The daughter of the late Alma (Emma) Dufresne and Frank Boucher, she was born on May 17, 1922, in Brunswick and lived there most of her life. 

In 1943, she married Robert Dumais in Brunswick. He died in 1997. Although Dumais was a homemaker most of her life, she became active in the PTA while her children were attending grade school. Later, she served on the board of directors of United Pejepscot Housing for nine years, including six years as secretary.

She was active at St. Charles Church as the church council president for two years, as a commission member through 2004, and as a lector for a number of years. She volunteered at Red Cross blood-mobiles for over 25 years, and also at local election polls.

Throughout her life, Dumais also enjoyed swimming and getting together with family, friends and classmates. 

She is survived by her son Robert Dumais Jr. and his partner, Frank Amagliani, of Memphis, Tenn.; son Michael Dumais and his wife, Maggie Franco, of Topsham; son Frank Dumais, of Salem, Mass.; daughter Dorothy Stackpole and her husband, Keith, of North Yarmouth; daughter Susan Jones and her husband, Tom, of Lusby, Md.; daughter Margaret Rice and her husband, David, of Lincolnville; daughter Denise DeGruchy and her husband, David, of Gray; daughter Mary Dumais, of Lisbon Falls; eight grandchildren, Leanne Hansen, Erin Duford, Emily DeGruchy, Matthew DeGruchy, Nathan Jones, Amanda Zimmerman, Bronwen Rice and Jacob Minardi; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Dumais was predeceased by her husband; two brothers, Emile Boucher and Raymond Boucher; and two sisters, Irene Gagnon and Lucille Boucher.

A funeral was held Nov. 5 at St. Charles Borromeo Church in Brunswick. Interment was at St. John’s Cemetery.  

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to St. John’s Cemetery Fund, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, ME 04011, or to People Plus, P.O. Box 766, Brunswick, ME 04011, or to a Maine branch of Habitat for Humanity.

Memorial condolences may be expressed at stetsonsfuneralhome.com.

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