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Marguerite L. Ruel

December 7, 1942 ~ June 25, 2019 (age 76)

Marguerite L. Ruel. 76, of Biddeford, died Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice in Scarborough.  She was born December 7, 1942 in Biddeford, a daughter of Edmond L. and Alice (Menard) Millette.  She was educated locally and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School with the class of 1960.


On April 28, 1962, she married Robert L. Ruel at St. Joseph’s Church.


She and Robert had owned and operated L.C. Carpet in Biddeford for over 20 years.


Marguerite had been a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church and with her husband had been involved in numerous church activities.  She also enjoyed sewing, gardening and arts and doing crafts of all types. 


Preceding her in death were her husband of 52 years, Robert Ruel, March 4, 2015; two brothers, Jacques Millette in 2010 and Roger Millette in 2015; and her four sisters, Frances Rita Poirier in 2017, Myrto Barra in 2011, Suzanne Fredette in 2018 and Alice Michaud in 2016.


Surviving are:

4 children: Andrew Ruel and wife Dana of Kennebunk

          Bernard Ruel and wife Lise of Biddeford

          Charlene Grebin and husband John of Biddeford

          Dennis Ruel and wife Brooke of Windsor

2 brothers: Bro. Andre Millette, FICA of Alfred

          John Millette and wife Barbara of Houston, TX

10 grandchildren

4 great grandchildren



Visiting Hours will be 6 – 8 p.m. on Monday, July 1, 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 Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford.  Burial will be in Southern Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Springvale. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Marguerite’s name to Gosnell Memorial Hospice, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074 or to the Parkinson Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, Florida, 331312. To share condolences online, please visit



Donations may be made to:

Gosnell Memorial Hospice House
11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough ME 04074
Tel: 1-207-289-3600

Parkinson's Foundation
200 SE 1st Street, Miami FL 33131

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