WINTERPORT – Marguerite M. Arrants, 95, passed away peacefully Jan. 7, 2013, at a Brewer assisted living facility. Marguerite was born Dec. 24, 1917, in Benton Falls, daughter of Harry J. and Alice M. (Roderick) Rancourt.
Marguerite was employed for many years at Em Be Cleaners, Winterport, and at Maplewood and Belmont chicken plants. She was an active member of St. Gabriel’s senior citizens and was the president for 12 years.
Marguerite is survived by her children, Loretta Jehlicka of Manchester, N.H., Rodney Ouellette of Winterport, Peter Ouellette of Apache Junction, Ariz., and Patrice Dupuis of Norfolk, Va.; grandchildren, Jessica Thompson, Angela Hearn, Sherri Skinner, Kevin Ouellette and Joseph Ouellette; and great-grandchildren, Jake and Chase Thompson. Marguerite was predeceased by her first husband, Joseph Ouellette; second husband, Stephen Arrants Sr.; and daughter, Pamela Gilmore.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at St. Paul the Apostle Parish, St. Gabriel’s Catholic Church, Main Street, Winterport. Cremation arrangements entrusted to Hampden-Gilpatrick Funeral Home, 45 Western Ave., Hampden.