Geraldine (Godin) Saucier

Geraldine Saucier, 65, of Lebanon ME, beloved wife of Gilbert Bill Saucier, past away Wednesday, (June 19, 2002) peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving husband, mother, and family. She was born in Ft. Kent, ME on October 21, 1936. She was the daughter of Regina (Theriault) Godin and the late Gilbert Godin. A brother Gilman Godin also predeceases her. Prior to becoming owner of Sunset Restaurant in Sinclair, Maine she was employed by Fafnir Bearing Company in New Britain, CT. She recently retired as manager of Minor's restaurant. She enjoyed spending time at Eagle Lake, playing her guitar, cooking, family gatherings, and her love for animals, especially her dog Sheba. She is survived by her husband; mother; four loving step-children, whom she adored, Debbie Crinitle, Wayne Saucier, Bonnie Costello and Kathy Kirkland all of Connecticut. Also surviving are five grandchildren; eight godchildren; 11 brothers and their wives, Melvin and Pauline, Gilbert Jr. and Arlene, Maurice and Dolores, Roger and Maryanne, Bertrand and Yvonne, Philip and Laura, Patrick and Laurie, Rodney and Arlene Godin all of Lebanon, ME, Hubert and Joyce, Allen and Brenda, and David Godin all of Connecticut; six sisters, Marie Madeline and Ronald Sonier, Rena Godin, Kathleen Dumond all of Connecticut, Albertine and Martin Bob Picard of Florida, Glenda and Roy Chamberland, and Darlene and Allyre Oullette of Lebanon, Maine. 48 nieces and nephews, 65 great-nieces and nephews, and three great-great nieces and nephews. Family and friends may call on Friday June 21, from 4-6 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. at the Heald Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale, ME. On Saturday a 9 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Holy Family Church in Sanford. Burial will be at St. Louis Cemetery in Ft. Kent, ME on June 24.The family wishes to thank the Hospice nurses, Anne-Marie and Jan for their dedication and compassion, and also those involved in caring for her in her final hours. Memorial contributions may be made to VNS York Hospice, 42 Brickyard Court, York, ME 03909. To leave condolences please visit www.heald

Published in The Hartford Courant on June 20, 2002