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Maureen C. Deschenes

December 9, 1937 ~ December 3, 2021 (age 83)


Maureen C. Deschenes, 83, of East Waterboro, passed away at her home on Friday, December 3, 2021. She was born in Sanford on December 9, 1937 a daughter of the late Reginald Sr., and Edith (Allen) Cram.  She attended Sanford High School graduating in 1956.

She was employed by numerous businesses in the Sanford area throughout her career. She retired in 1999 from WASCO Products as the Human Resource Director. Above all she loved her family especially her grandchildren who became her lifeline after her husband, Charles passing. She also enjoyed travelling and her travels took her to multiple places in Europe and the United States along with her friend Elaine Cantin.

She is predeceased by her parents, as well as her husband of 36 years, Charles I. Deschenes, one brother, Dennis Cram.

She is survived by her two daughters, Candace Lamb and her husband, Bob of Sanford, Karen Knight and her husband, Jim of East Waterboro, three grandsons, Cpt. Ryan Knight and his wife, Leah of Colorado Springs, CO, along with their sons, Hazen, Raygen and Oliver, Jordan Knight of Watertown, MA, and Jeffrey Walton of Ferndale, WA.  She is also survived by one brother, Reginald Cram Jr., and his wife, Susie of West Newfield as well as several nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday December 19th from 2 to 4PM at the Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main Street, Springvale. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, December 20 at 10:00 A.M. at the Brother’s Chapel in Alfred, 132 Shaker Hill Rd., Alfred, Maine.

Donations may be made in her memory to the Barbara Bush Children’s Hospital, 22 Bramhall Street, Portland, Maine  04102.

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December 19, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home
580 Main St
Springvale, ME

Funeral Mass
December 20, 2021

10:00 AM

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