Farmington – Marguerite Mary Slovak, 97, a former resident of Livermore Falls, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, January 1st at Sandy River Center in Farmington. She was born June 29, 1921 in St. Méthode, Quebec, Canada, the daughter of Rosaire Couture and Anaise (Shink) Couture. On June 5, 1944 at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay she married Frank J. Slovak. They enjoyed 57 years together before his passing February 23, 2002. She was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church, member of the Daughters of Isabella, Ladies of St. Anne and Livermore Falls-Jay Senior Citizens. Marguerite enjoyed sports, especially the Red Sox, Patriots, Duke and Notre Dame, and she spent many hours enjoying crafts. She loved devoting her time to her family and her home.
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She is survived by her daughter, Joyce Roma and husband Patrick of Newry, son, Ronald Slovak and wife Barbara of Pawtucket, Rhode Island, grandchildren, Nicholas and Matthew Roma, Kristen Nichols and husband Scott, Derek Slovak and wife Hannah, Jennifer Henriquez and husband Ryan, Deborah Roberts and husband Robin, Donna Spencer, great-grandchildren, Camden Nichols, Lyla, Liam and Kyle Slovak, Roma and Harlow Henriquez, Ronald Holland and wife Jasmine, Alex Spencer and wife Nina, and great-great-grandson, Nicholas Spencer, brother; Gilles Couture and wife Anita, sisters; Muriel Desjardins, Georgette Sutton, Grace Hodge, and Patricia Couture, sister-in-law, Jeannette Couture as well as many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Frank J. Slovak, daughter, Janine Spencer, son-in-law, Brian Spencer, great-grandson, Michael Holland, brothers; Toussainte, Emmanuel, Placide, Aurelien and Athanase Couture, sisters; Ange Marie Couture, Cecile Dupont, Blanche Bilodeau, Carmel Garneau and Sister Marie Martha Couture. The family would like to thank the staff at Sandy River Center and Beacon Hospice for their care and compassion.
Marguerite Mary Slovak, 97, a former resident of Livermore Falls, Maine. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11AM, Friday, January 11, 2019 at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street, Jay, Maine. Visitation will be from 9-10:30AM at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Interment in the spring at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. In lieu of flowers, if desired contributions may be made in Memory of Marguerite M. Slovak to: Beacon Hospice, 45 Commerce Street, Suite 12, Augusta, Maine 04330. Messages of condolence may be sent to: www.finleyfuneralhome.com