Therese "Terry" (LaBonte) Delage

January 1, 1927 ~ September 25, 2018 (age 91)

Therese Delage, age 91 of Biddeford, passed away peacefully after a long illness on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation & Residence in Portland where she has been a residence the past few years.  Terry was born in Biddeford on January 1, 1927 the daughter of Henri and Melina (Goudreau) LaBonte.  She was educated in Biddeford Schools.  On November 9, 1946 she married Armand L. Delage in St. Joseph Church in Biddeford.

Mrs. Delage worked for a few years at Morningstar Corp. in Kennebunk but loved being a wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker.  She enjoyed cooking, baking and decorating cakes, painting beautiful landscapes and taking long walks.

She was predeceased by her husband, Armand L. Delage, 1 brother, Leopold LaBonte and 4 sisters, Adrienne Auclair, Rachel Nadeau-Mauzeralle, Simonne Maurice and Rita Ouellette.  She is survived by 1 daughter, Nancy Hutto and her husband, Howard of Walnut Creek, CA, 2 sons; Richard L. Delage and his wife, Nancy of Biddeford and James A. Delage and his wife Linda of Dayton, 2 sisters; Blanche Demers of Biddeford and Georgette Warren of MO.  6 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews also survive her.

Visiting hours will be 10 AM – 12 PM on Friday, September 28, 2018 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 040025.  A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 12 PM.  Burial will follow the funeral service in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford.  

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