Therese A. Piette, 100, of Scarborough died on Friday, June 2, 2017 at Pine Point Center in Scarborough. She was born on March 27, 1917 to Valmore and Emma (Houle) Ruel in Ste. Pie, Canada. She graduated from St. Andres High School in Biddeford.
In 1940, she married Henri Piette at St. Andres Church in Biddeford. They shared 48 years together until his death in 1988.
Therese started work as a room girl at Peppell until 1970. She then became a chamber maid at the Holiday House at Pine Point for 25 years, retiring in 1995. She enjoyed knitting and crocheting sweaters and mittens for her family. She loved all the time she spent with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her 5 brothers, Robert, George, Urbain, Lucien and Jean-Paul Ruel.
Therese is survived by:
1 son: Ronald Piette and his wife Maureen of Saco
1 daughter: Doris Lynch of Scarborough
5 grandchildren: Julie Fox, James Lynch, Nicole Reardon, Andrea Seaman and Michael Lynch
7 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews
There will be a graveside service at 10 am on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Laurel Hill Cemetery in Saco. In lieu of flowers, donations in Therese’s name may be made to Pine Point Residents Council, 67 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough, ME 04070. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford, ME 04005. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
Charitable donations may be made to:
Pine Point Residents Council
67 Pine Point Rd., Scarborough ME 04070