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Patricia Marilyn (King) Moreau

October 23, 1934 ~ October 27, 2017 (age 83)

Patricia (King) Moreau

1934 - 2017

“From Dust Thou Art to Dust Thou Returneth”. 

FARMINGDALE.  Patricia Marilyn (King) Moreau (Pat) died peacefully after a long illness, at her home with her loving family by her side October 27, 2017. Pat was born in Old Town, Maine October 23, 1934, the daughter of Fred Anthony King and Iva Mae (Griffin) King.  Pat and the Moreau family lived in Farmingdale, Maine since 1969.

Pat graduated from Old Town High School in the Class of 1953.  Pat married Eugene Melvin Moreau (Gene) June 18, 1955 in Old Town.  Gene was the son of Eugene Moreau and Nellie (Littlefield) Moreau of Old Town.  Pat held several secretarial related positions including at the University of Maine Orono at the Registrar’s Office from 1953 to 1955, Frederick Post Co. in Englewood, New Jersey 1956 to 1958 and several positions in Maine state government including the Senate Office and Department of Human Services from 1972 to 1994.  Pat was a stay-at-home Mom from 1958 to 1972.

Pat is survived by Eugene Moreau, her husband of 62 years.  Pat is also survived by a daughter Cheryl Lynne Moreau of Portland, Maine plus a son, Stephen Eugene Moreau and his wife Carol (Pauley) Woods of Collierville, Tennessee and their three children, Benjamin, Savannah and Katelyn. She is also survived by a sister Sheila Pelletier of Old Town and a brother Fred A. King, Jr. and his wife Carol, of Old Town plus several nieces and nephews.

Pat was active in the Pine Cone Reelers Square Dance Club of Augusta and several singing groups including Sugar & Spice Barber Shop. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, completing the daily Sudoku and keeping in touch with current events. Pat had considerable love for her pets, flowers and visiting birds. She was a member of Maine Association of Retirees. 

The family would like to thank the Maine General Medical Center Hospice Gardiner Team, Maine General Hospice Volunteers and the Maine General Palliative Care Team for the kind, sensitive and compassionate care that they extended to Pat during her illness.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday October 31st from 1 to 3pm at Staples Funeral Home 53 Brunswick Ave Gardiner followed by a service at 3pm. Committal prayers and burial will follow the service at the Maine Avenue Cemetery in Farmingdale.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Maine General Home Care and Hospice Comfort Funds, 150 Dresden Avenue, Gardiner, Maine 04345.


Charitable donations may be made to:

Maine General Home Care & Hospice Comfort Funds
150 Dresden Ave, Gardiner ME 04345



 Service Information

memorial visitation
Tuesday
October 31, 2017

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Staples Funeral Home
53 Brunswick Ave.
P.O.Box 598
Gardiner, ME 04345

Memorial Service
Tuesday
October 31, 2017

3:00 PM
Staples Funeral Home
53 Brunswick Ave.
P.O.Box 598
Gardiner, ME 04345


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