Blanche L. Demers, 89, of Saco died Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Seal Rock Health Care. She was born December 29, 1929 in Biddeford a daughter of Henri and Melina (Henri) Labonte and was educated locally.
On July 15, 1950 she married Lucien R. Demers in St. Andre’s Church in Biddeford.
She was employed for twenty years at Vallee’s Steak House in Portland and then managed the Colony Motel in Pine Point, retiring in 1990.
Blanche enjoyed golfing and had been a member of the Dutch Elm Golf Course; she liked traveling and wintering with her husband in Dania, FL.
Preceding her in death were Lucien, her husband of 59 years, on July 18, 2009, her grandson, Dustin Demers on September 18, 2018, and nine siblings.
She is survived by:
5 sons: Donald L. Demers and wife Diane of Old Orchard Beach
Benoit N. Demers and wife Diane of Yulee, FL
Mark E. Demers and significant other Brenda Estes of Waterboro
John G. Demers and wife Sandy of Biddeford
David R. Demers and significant other Maura McNally of Hollis
Her sister, Georgette Warren of Missouri
Sister-in-law Gloria Demers of Biddeford
5 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren
Visiting Hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the Hope Chapel. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Blanche may be made to: Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 U.S. Route 1, Scarborough, ME 04074.