Elaine Pauline (Fecteau) Crepeau, 70, of Biddeford, Maine passed away peacefully with her husband by her side on January 9, 2018 following a brave fight with cancer. Elaine was born in Rochester, NH on February 26, 1947 to loving parents Gerard and Pauline Fecteau. She was raised in Biddeford where she attended local schools. Elaine studied at Mercy Hospital to become a Registered Nurse and worked locally in several healthcare facilities throughout her 40-year career. She wed Donald Crepeau on May 27, 1972 and together they shared over 45 years of marriage while raising two sons. Elaine was a loving and nurturing wife and mother, who accompanied her husband through their life ventures and milestones while ensuring wonderful childhoods and opportunities to succeed for her two sons. Whether it was helping her husband in business or attending her sons' sports games, Elaine supported her family wholeheartedly.
Elaine was an avid Red Sox fan and enjoyed watching her TV shows while completing crossword puzzles. She also delighted in her favorite computer games and reading.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Crepeau, of Biddeford; her son Mark Crepeau, and his wife Andrea, of Nashua, NH; and son Tim Crepeau, and his wife Keri, of Orlando, FL. She also has a grandson, Michael Hartford, of Orlando, FL. Elaine's life was enriched by her many relatives and friends that she made throughout her life. She had many fond memories of family gatherings with her aunts, uncles, and cousins whom she dearly loved. Many of her weekends involved lively card games and get togethers with friends throughout the years.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Friday, June 15, 2018 at St. Joseph's Church in Biddeford. The Service of Committal will be at 2:00 p.m. Friday at Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery in Springvale. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association of Maine, 122 State Street, Augusta, ME 04330 or to the American Cancer Society, New England Division Inc., 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. To share Condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com
Charitable donations may be made to:
American Lung Association of Maine
122 State Street, Augusta ME 04330
American Cancer Society, New England Division
1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham ME 04086