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Lillian "Chickie" Y. Brideau

Date of Death: May 27, 2014

Date of Birth: December 21, 1948


On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 Lillian “Chickie” Y. Brideau of Wilton Maine passed while surrounded by loved ones at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn. Chickie was born on December 21, 1948 to Willie and Florence Dulac.

She was a member of the Wilton Grange for four years, serving as secretary for two years. She enjoyed spending time gardening, working on crossword puzzles, crocheting and knitting. Rides on a motorcycle, a good book, and playing games on pogo would occupy and delight her for hours. Spending time with all her family and friends was always one of Chickie’s most loved activities.

In her younger years, Chickie worked in the shoe industry. When the children came along, she was a devoted stay at home mom. Later on, she undertook work on a business degree at the University of Maine.

She was predeceased by her husband Robert Brideau, her brother Lucian and both parents. She is survived by her daughters, Leah Payne and husband Josh of Leeds, Tina Smith and husband Ken of Lewiston, Lisa Sullivan and husband Pat of New Gloucester, her sons: Ernest Richardson Jr and wife Shauna of Bridgton and Timothy Richardson and wife Gina of Wilton,  15 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, her brothers: Willie & Diane Dulac, Ralph & Diane Dulac, Ronnie & Linda Dulac, sisters in law Carol Holmes and Evelynn Dulac. Bert Binette a close family friend/brother and Barbara Reichard her best  friend/sister.

Our family would like to thank the caring staff of the Hospice House. With a special thanks to Caryn and Crystal, the special home nurses. Mom loved them all.

Visiting hours will be held on Saturday, May 31st, 2014 from 11 am to 1pm at Funeral Alternatives 25 Tampa St. Lewiston Me. A procession to the Committal Service at Leeds Plains Cemetery on Plains Rd. Leeds will follow visitation.


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