Obit: Sister Juliette Maheu b.1914 Waterville, ME
WATERVILLE, ME -- Sister Juliette Maheu, OSU, 90, formerly known as Sister Marcellin, died peacefully Wednesday, March 2, 2005, at Mount St. Joseph in Waterville where she had been a resident since August 2004.
Sister was born in Waterville on Aug. 7, 1914, the daughter of Marcellin and Delina (Morin) Maheu. Sister graduated from St. Francis de Sales Elementary School, Waterville High School, Auburn Maine School of Commerce and was awarded a degree from St. Joseph's College in North Windham. Sister also studied at Providence College in Rhode Island and at Catholic University in Washington, D.C.
Sister made her novitiate in Waterville. Following her religious profession, Sister exercised her ministry of service in the field of education, teaching in several of our schools in Maine and Massachusetts. Sister was a much loved teacher and will be remembered by all her former students and her many friends as a woman of faith and prayer, of compassion, and possessing a wonderful sense of humor.
Survivors include two sisters-in-law, Gloria Maheu of Waterville and Anne Maheu of Wilmington, Del.; several nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews; and her religious sisters.
She was predeceased by her parents; eight brothers and six sisters.
Relatives and friends may call from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Friday, March 4, at Mount Merici Convent, 172 Western Ave., Waterville, where the Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Friday. Committal prayers and burial will be celebrated in the spring.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Ursuline Sisters Retirement Fund, 172 Western Ave., Waterville, ME 04901.
Arrangements are with Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville.