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SANFORD – Emily H. Michaud, 100, died Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, at Greenwood Center, Sanford. Emily was born Jan. 8, 1910, in St. Francis, to Dennis and Annie (Jandreau) Harvey. She attended St. Francis School. In 1926 Emily moved to Sanford, and in 1927 she married Philip Michaud and together they raised two children. They were married for 57 years until his death in 1984. She worked for 10 years at the Sanford mills until 1954 when she went to work in the Sanford shoe shops. She worked in the shoe shops until her retirement in 1966. Emily had been a member of St. Ignatius Church, Sanford. She was an avid knitter and an excellent cook. She was a dedicated mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, who devoted her life to caring for her family. She will be remembered as a kind and loving woman and will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Emily was predeceased by her husband, Philip Michaud; a son, Lionel Michaud; three brothers and three sisters. Surviving are her daughter, Shirley Prime and her husband, Gordon, of Sanford; a granddaughter, Judith Gibbs and her husband, Wayne, of Sanford; a grandson, Daniel Prime and his wife, Lisa, of Sanford; a great-grandson, Christopher Prime and his wife, Tanja, of Sanford; four great-stepgrandchildren, Dale Metcalf and his wife, Shannon, of Waterboro, Joshua Metcalf of Texas, Daniel Drake of Sanford and Breanne Drake of Sanford; a soon to be born great-great-grandson, Noah Prime; many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 9, at St. Therese of Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church, North Avenue, Sanford. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905. Arrangements are under the direction of Lafrance-Lambert & Black Funeral Home, Sanford. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit

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