Theresa Fernande Daignault
Theresa Fernande Daignault
  • May 19, 1923 - March 17, 2017
  • Gray, Maine

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Auburn - Theresa Fernande Daignault, 93, of Auburn, was called to her Heavenly home on Friday, March 17, 2017, at the Androscoggin Hospice House, surrounded by her loving family. She was born May 19, 1923, in Portland, Maine, a daughter of the late Fernand and Gratia (Vandal) Martin. Theresa attended local schools, graduating from Edward Little High School, class of 1941. She served in the United States Navy, working at the Pentagon, Washington D.C. She received an honorable discharge in 1945. Following her discharge, Theresa married her childhood sweetheart, Peter Daignault, on April 28, 1945. They celebrated their 71st Anniversary last year.Theresa was a devoted wife and mother who was dearly loved by her three children.

Theresa, worked with her husband Peter, in their ministry to members of the congregation at Eastgate Christian Fellowship of New Gloucester, Maine. Theresa also performed volunteer work at Central Maine Medical Center. In earlier years, she and her husband, enjoyed vacations in Florida and Wells Beach, where they loved to spend time at the beach. Theresa also found great enjoyment in spoiling her pets, particularly her Shih-Tzu named Mia.

Theresa is survived by her three daughters: Suzanne M. Roy of Auburn, Louise Goodridge and husband Peter, of Gray, Theresa McCabe and husband David, of Gray, seven grandchildren: Joline Fournier, Rick Roy, Jill Goodridge, Natalie Goodridge, Jacob McCabe, Anna Legere, and Samuel McCabe Johnson, and eight great grandchildren.

Theresa was predeceased by her parents, her husband Peter, and her sister Martine Begert. Theresa's family would like to extend a special thanks to staff at the Androscoggin Hospice House, St.Mary's Hospital, and Woodlands Memory Care of Lewiston, for their attentive and compassionate care.

Friends and family are invited to share their memories and offer condolences by visiting Theresa's guestbook at:

Committal Services will be held at a later date at The Maine Veterans Cemetery, Mt. Vernon Road in Augusta. A Service of The Fortin Group and Plummer Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, Me. 04210. 783-8545.