BANGOR – Dianne M. (Wentworth) Theriault, 73, went to be with the Lord her Savior, Nov. 9, 2013 at her home surrounded by her family. Born March 6, 1940, daughter of Joseph Edward and Beatrice (Seely) Wentworth of Brewer, ME. She was a graduate of Brewer High School, class of 1958, and was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church in Brewer for many years. After graduation, she was employed by Bangor Savings Bank for a few years before marrying her husband Roger in 1960, who was stationed in Biloxi, MS at the time. They moved back to the Bangor area in 1962 where they have lived for the past 51 years. Dianne was a caring, loving mother of three, and she also cared for many other children whom she babysat for over the years. She was devoted to her family and just adored her three beautiful grandchildren. She loved to go hunting and fishing with her husband and frequently enjoyed catching the most fish and shooting the biggest deer. Some of her most cherished times were spent at camp on Pleasant River Lake with her family. Dianne also enjoyed her church family at both Cornerstone Baptist Church in Exeter, ME and Heritage Baptist Church in Lakeland, Fla. She was a fine Christian lady who exemplified God’s love to all of her special lifelong friends, truly showing the fruits of the Spirit. She is survived by her husband (of 53 years) Roger E. Theriault of Bangor, her son, Timothy J. Theriault and his wife, Darlene of Orrington, her daughter, Tammi and her husband, Andrew Cross and their son, Jacob of Brewer, her daughter, Terri and her husband, Alan England and their daughters, Ericka and Alexa of Orrington, her sister, Sherry Cross of Lincoln, her brother, John Wentworth of Brewer and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother-in-law, Frank Cross. Many thanks to New Hope Hospice for all the care they gave Dianne, along with the encouragement and support shown to the family. A celebration of Dianne’s life will be held Sunday, November 17th at 3 p.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church in Exeter, ME. A time of fellowship and refreshment will follow the celebration at the church. In lieu of flowers, a contribution may be made to the Dianne Theriault Memorial Fund at Cornerstone Baptist Church, PO Box 131, Levant, ME 04456. Or should you prefer, to New Hope Hospice, PO Box 70, Eddington, ME 04428. Interment will be held at Mt. Hope Cemetery in the spring.
Dianne M. (Wentworth) Theriault
Posted Nov. 11, 2013, at 6:04 p.m.