Rachel C. Montembeau, 88, of Standish died on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born on June 1, 1929 to Henry and Alma (Perreault) Lauzon in Biddeford. She graduated from St Joseph High School, class of 1948.
On June 14, 1952, she married Real Montembeau at St. Josephs Church in Biddeford. They spent 35 years together until his death in 1987.
She worked at the various local shoe shops as a stitcher until her retirement in 1993. She loved watching sports, especially the Patriots, Red Sox and Celtics. She enjoyed playing Beano and being with her dogs, Zack, Buddy and Toby.
She is preceded in death by her son Raymond Montembeau, sister Gertrude Agrestea and three of her brothers, Andre, Henry and Bernard Lauzon.
Rachel is survived by:
2 daughters: Susan Jewett and her husband Thomas of Suffolk, VA
Joanne Vetterline and her husband Richard of Standish
1 brother: Rodolph Lauzon and his wife Reinette of Biddeford
5 grandchildren: Kevin, Becky, Todd, Jason, and Sonja
4 great grandchildren: Rylee, Elijah, Landyn and Madelynn
1 Goddaughter: Theresa Bissonette and her husband Gary of Lyman
And several nieces and nephews
Visiting Hours will be 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 30, 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A funeral service will follow at 10 am at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Donations in Rachel’s name may be made to Gosnell Memorial Hospice House, 11 Hunnewell Rd., Scarborough, ME 04074. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
Charitable donations may be made to:
Gosnell Memorial Hospice
11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough ME 04074