HAMLIN – Cecile L. Doucette, 71, died March 29, 2012, surrounded by her loving family at her residence. She was born Oct. 21, 1940, in Van Buren, the daughter of Irenee and Irene (Pelletier) Lang.
She was a 1958 graduate of Sacred Heart High School, Van Buren. She was the loving spouse of 50 years to Alphy Doucette, and a devoted mother, sister and friend to all who were blessed to have known her.
Cis is survived by six sons, Paul of Presque Isle, Stephen and wife, Paige, of Long Island, N.Y., Peter and wife, Michelle, of Herndon, Va., David of Parkland, Fla., Luke and wife, Christine, of Hampden and John and wife, Jill, of Van Buren; 11 grandchildren, Holly, Lauren, Noah, Audrey, Brianna, Joseph, Grace, Sarah, Olivia, Gabrielle and Meredith; two sisters, Georgette Tardif and husband, Patrick, of Calgary, Alberta, and Marie-Paule Plourde of Grapevine, Texas; and one brother, Jean Long of Hartland. She was predeceased by her sisters, Claudia Doucette and Francoise Cyr. Her love and devotion for her church and family touched many hearts and enriched many lives. She promoted and lived fully her faith in the Christian culture of life. She was recognized as special and loved by everyone she came in contact with and will be missed by all.
Relatives and friends are invited to call 9-10:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, at St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church, Van Buren, where a funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday. Interment will be later this spring at Grande Riviere Cemetery. Those who wish may contribute in her memory to the Edgar J. Paradis Cancer Fund, Northern Maine Medical Center, 194 East Main St., Fort Kent, ME 04743. Funeral arrangements are under the care of Ouellette-Thibault Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. To leave online condolences, please visit
"They whom we love and
lose are no longer where
they were before; they are
now wherever we are."
– St. John Chrysostom