CARIBOU – Corinne Martin, 98, passed away Sunday, March 21, 2010, at a Caribou nursing facility with her family by her side. Corinne was born Aug. 16, 1911, in Winterville, the daughter of Paul and Adelle (Saucier) LaChance. After the passing of her husband, Wilfred Martin Sr., Corinne went to work at Loring Air Force Base in the housekeeping department, retiring at age 75. While employed there she made many friends and had many fun times. Corinne is survived by her son, Wilfred Martin Jr. and his wife, Gloria, of Caribou; and daughters, Cecile and her husband, Wilfred Bell, of Caribou, and Bertha and her husband, Beverly Libby, of Caribou. She is also survived by her brothers and sisters, Samuel LaChance of Caribou, Ora St. Peter of Caribou, Marc LaChance of Caribou, and Yvonne Chasse of Plymouth, Mass.; as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-greatgrandchildren. Corinne was predeceased by her husband, Wilfred Martin Sr.; a daughter, Phyllis Ouellette; and siblings, Louis LaChance, Willie LaChance, Numa LaChance and Sophie Clark. Friends are invited to call 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, March 24, at Lancaster-Morgan Funeral Home, 11 Clover St., Caribou. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Thursday, March 25, at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with the Rev. Jean-Paul Labrie, celebrant. A reception will be held after the service at the parish center. Committal services will take place in the spring at Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery. Memories, stories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.lancastermorgan.com.
Posted March 22, 2010, at 7:24 p.m.