Jeannine L. Poissant, 87, of Arundel and formerly of Biddeford, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at the home of her son. She was born March 12, 1932 in Biddeford a daughter of Emile and Laura (Bernier) Poirier and was educated locally, graduating from Biddeford High School.
On May 30, 1955 she married Leo Paul Poissant in St. Joseph’s Church.
She had been employed as the Biddeford City Clerk, as a CNA at the Trull Nursing Home, and at West Point Pepperell.
Jeannine enjoyed Bingo, dancing, country music and horseracing. Especially dear was the time she spent with her grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were Leo Paul, her husband of 48 years, and children, Gary Poissant and Joanne Corbin.
She is survived by:
5 sons: David Poissant and wife Nancy of Biddeford
Carl Poissant and wife Sharon of Saco
James Poissant and wife Claire of Biddeford
John Poissant and significant other Lynne Paris of Arundel
William Poissant and wife Claire of Arundel
6 daughters: Cathy Comeau of Springvale
Nancy Kinney of Arundel
Donna Lombard and husband Brian of Arundel
Paula McCallum and husband Gary of Saco
Marie Poissant of Springvale
Laurie Plante and husband Thomas of Saco
2 brothers: Donald Poirier and wife Madeleine of Waterboro
Normand Poirier and wife Connie of Arundel
1 sister: Priscilla Fecteau and husband Paul of Connecticut
19 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren
Visiting Hours will 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:00 noon on Friday, June 14th at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford; burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
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