Josephine M. Therrien

Josephine M. Therrien

SANFORD, Maine - Josephine M. Therrien, 87, of Sanford, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the Goodall Hospital in Sanford. She was born in Dover, N.H., on Sept. 13, 1925, a daughter of the late Eid and Basma (Schedid) Allis.

For 40 years she worked in local shoe shops, Allied and Nike Shoe.

She was a communicant of St. Therese of Lisieux Parish.

She is predeceased by her husband, Gerard Therrien, who passed away in 1988.

She is survived by one son, Garry V. Therrien and his wife, Lydia of Windham, one brother, Joseph F. Allis of Newmarket, niece Rose L. Brown and her husband, Aaron of Kennebunk as well as several other nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be on Sunday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, 29 Winter St., Sanford, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church. Burial will be in the spring at St. Ignatius Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider donations in her memory to the St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105-1942.

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Published in Fosters from Jan. 5 to Jan. 9, 2013