Aline D. Martel, 94, of Lyman, formerly of Biddeford, passed away on Friday, August 21, 2020 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born in Biddeford on November 6, 1925, the daughter of the late George and Alida (Martineau) Daudier. She was educated locally in Biddeford Public Schools, and was a graduate of Biddeford High School. On September 23, 1943, Aline married the love of her life, Frank Martel in St. Andre’s Church in Biddeford. Together, they went on to raise three children.
Aline enjoyed reading and traveling. She worked for several years with Pepperell Manufacturing Company, Sears & Roebuck on Alfred St. in Biddeford, and Rome Department Stores in Rome, NY.
Aline is survived by her son, Paul J. Martel and his companion Lisa Michaud of Lyman, daughters Jeanne M. Sellick and husband Steve of Lyman, and Diane M. Holmes of Lyman, former son-in-law Wayne Holmes of Florida, brother Joseph Daudier and wife Debbie of Stuart, FL, and sister Jacqueline M. Laflamme and husband Gilles of Arundel. She also leaves behind her three grandchildren; Ann Collins and husband Chris of FL, Lisa Duckworth and partner Jim Hayes of Lyman, and Melissa Gallant of Lyman, as well as six great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Aline was predeceased by her husband, Frank Martel in 1994, grandson Robin Etzler, and brothers Leo, Paul, and Gerard Daudier.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 11:00 AM at St. Joseph Cemetery on West St. in Biddeford, with a luncheon to follow at the home of Jackie and Gil Laflamme, 204 New Rd. in Arundel.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Biddeford Savings Bank for the liver transplant of Michael Philip Lemieux, son of Brenna Laflamme and Michael Lemieux Sr.
Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.hopememorial.com.
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