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Lucille D. Gagnon

October 27, 1925 ~ February 20, 2019 (age 93)

Lucille D. Gagnon, 93 of Biddeford died Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at Southern Maine Healthcare in Biddeford.  She was born October 27, 1925 in Biddeford a daughter of Henri and Laura (Couture) Dechene.  She was educated locally and graduated from St. Andre’s High School in 1944.


On June 16, 1947, she married Robert L. Gagnon at St. Andre’s Church in Biddeford.


She was employed as a grocery cashier at various local stores and retired from Mike’s Market.   Lucille was a member of the Knights of Columbus Auxiliary and enjoyed knitting, crocheting and travelling to destinations including Alaska, Hawaii and Panama. Over the years, Lucille donated many hand knit mittens and crocheted baby afghans to the Good Shepherd Parish fairs.


Preceding her in death were her husband Robert L. Gagnon in 2013, her two brothers, Marcel Dechene in 1981 and Raymond Dechene in 2012 and three sisters, Juliette Pyer in 2004, Lillian Lavigne in 2009 and Irene Beaulieu in 2009.


Surviving are:

1 daughter: Judith Morin and husband Donald of Old Orchard Beach.

2 sons:  Gerard Gagnon and wife Diane of Manchester, NH and Timothy Gagnon and wife Regina of Sanford.

8 grandchildren

11 great grandchildren and one due in June

Several nieces and nephews.



Visiting Hours will be 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005.   A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday February 28th at St. Joseph’s Church. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery. To share condolences online, please visit

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