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Marie Rose Tardif Couture

Death 18 Aug 2011 (aged 82)
Burial Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, USA
Plot Sec:HolyTrinity Lot: 39E grave 1
Memorial ID 97278955 · View Source
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WATERVILLE - Marie Rose Couture, 82, passed away at her residence on Aug. 18, 2011, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Van Buren on Sept. 15, 1928, the daughter of the late Thomas and Emilie (Ruest) Tardif.
Marie was a free-spirited person who enjoyed her loving family. Her favorite hobbies were playing bingo with family and friends, and spending time with many of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren playing cards and board games. Marie especially loved her weekend trips to the coast with her family. She loved to cook her favorite homemade soups, which she gave away to many family, friends and neighbors.

Marie had a strong will to live her life in a very simple way. She was a person who enjoyed her home for quiet times. Marie was a homemaker most of her life. She was employed for a few years at Seton and Thayer hospitals in the housekeeping departments.

Marie was predeceased by her brothers, Edward, Gerald, Edgar, Wilfred, Amie and Joseph Tardif; and sisters Lillian Beaulieu and Madeline Carey. She is survived by her husband of 63 years, Kenneth; and five children, Raymond Couture and wife, Pamela, of Winslow, Richard Couture and wife, Sandra, of Sheridan, Wyo., Donald Couture and wife, Barbara Couture, of Winslow, Cathy Simpson of Wilmington, N.C., and Cheryl Rood and husband, Duane, of Albion; 12 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Isola Tardif; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of her life will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at Notre Dame Church, 112 Silver St., Waterville. In lieu of flowers, donations in Marie's memory may be made to Health Reach Home Care & Hospice, 10 Water St., Waterville, ME 04901. Arrangements are in the care of Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. (Morning Sentinel 8/20/2011)

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  • Created by: Bev Winship
  • Added: 17 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 97278955
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Rose Tardif Couture (15 Sep 1928–18 Aug 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 97278955, citing Saint Francis Catholic Cemetery, Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Bev Winship (contributor 46831240) .