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Obituary for Annette Richards

Annette  Richards
Auburn – Annette M. (Perron) Richards, 83, a lifelong resident of Jay, passed away peacefully, with her loving family by her side, Friday, September 2nd at Schooner Estates in Auburn, where she and her husband currently reside. She was born January 30, 1933 in Chisholm, the daughter of Aurelien Perron and Florence (Simoneau) Perron. She was a 1951 graduate of Jay High School, where she was a member of the Breezes Staff, Glee Club as well participating in cheerleading, basketball and softball, receiving her Jay Club “Letter”. Annette was also known in school for pulling a tricks on her classmates, she was named the joker of room eight. On February 9, 1952, at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay, she married her husband of 64 years, Gerard “Zeke” Richards. Annette worked throughout the years cleaning the offices at International Paper in Jay, at the Androscoggin Mill. She was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church. She enjoyed spending time with her family and following her grandchildren’s sporting activities. Annette was a loving and devoted, wife, mother and grandmother, and she will be greatly missed by her family. She is survived by her husband Gerard “Zeke” Richards of Auburn; sons, Kenneth Richards and his wife Rhonda of Wilton; James Richards, John Richards and Steve Richards and his wife Anne Marie, all of Jay; her daughter, Kathryn Rousseau and her husband Tom of Monmouth; 10 grandchildren, Kris Rousseau, Tony Rousseau, Aerica Girard, Justin Richards, Jeff Richards, Coley Poliquin, Randi Thompson, Cameron Richards, Maggie Parquette and Tyler Richards, 11 great-grandchildren, Alayna and Aedan Girard, Khloe, Harper and Cullan Richards, Josephine and Sam Thompson, Eris and Acadia Cloutier, and Kai and Jace Rousseau; sisters, Jeannine Williams and her husband Jim of Livermore; Vivian Flagg of Brandon, Florida; Claudette Warren of Fayetteville, Arkansas; and Pauline Barrutia of Mountain Home, Idaho; and her brother, Paul Perron and his wife Judy of Parsippany, New Jersey; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. She was predeceased by her parents, and siblings, Roger Perron, Aline Fawcett and Rejeanne Paradis. The family wishes to extend gratitude for the excellent care given to Annette by Tammy, Therese, Darlene and Patricia of Schooner Estates and from Androscoggin Home Care and Hospice. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfunerlhome.com

Richards – Died Friday, September 2, 2016 in Auburn, Maine. Annette M. (Perron) Richards, 83, of Jay, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM, Saturday, October 1st at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street, Jay, Maine. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Arrangements by FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine.

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