Monique M. Beaulieu, 101: Active church communicant

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PORTLAND — Monique M. Beaulieu, 101, of Portland, died Aug. 19 at Mercy Hospital with her loving family by her side.

Born on July 9, 1910, in Madawaska, she was a daughter of Eloi and Leonie (Dufour) Albert and attended local schools.

On June 24, 1930, she married Edmund Beaulieu in Saint David, Maine.

She worked at the North Store in Houlton for many years and later at a tailor shop on Exchange Street in Portland.

She was a communicant of St. Louis Church in Portland, where she was a member of the St. Louis Society and also a communicant of St. Mary’s Church in Houlton, where she was on the Council of Catholic Women.

In addition, she was a member of the Senior Citizens RSVP Program and the Golden Age Club.

She was predeceased by her husband in 1979, and her sister, Rachel Roy, and four brothers, Donat, Alphonse, Leo and Romeo.

Surviving are four daughters, Rita McDade of Houlton, Doris Kilfoil and her husband Clifford of Brunswick, Anne Rhoades and her husband John of Brunswick, Teresa Eagers and her husband Charles of Farmington, and four sons, Edmund T. Beaulieu and his wife Trudy of Brewer, Carl A. Beaulieu of Andover, Mass., Franklin T. Beaulieu of Saco, Francis R. Beaulieu and his wife Mary of West Rutland, Vt.; three sisters, Cecile Guerette of Washburn, Marie-Louise Parent of Van Buren, Martha Guerette and her husband Antoine of Saint David; 26 grandchildren; 39 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at St. Louis Catholic Church, 279 Danforth St., Portland. A reception will follow.

A Memorial Mass will be held in September at St. Mary’s Church, 112 Military St., Houlton, with a reception to follow.

Local arrangements are by Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State St., Portland.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Louis Catholic Church, 279 Danforth St., Portland, ME 04102 or to St. Mary’s Church, 112 Military St., Houlton, ME 04730.

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