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Therese M. Howes

Date of Death: March 17, 2015

Date of Birth: December 4, 1946


Therese M. Howes, 68, of Sabattus passed away on Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 at the Hospice House in Auburn.

She was born in St. Claire Maine on December 4th, 1946 the daughter of Joseph and Irene (Morin) Albert.

She loved making ceramics and doing crafts, collecting coupons, and yard sailing. Therese especially loved dancing with her husband John, and winning contests at the Ramada Inn. She raised nine children with her husband John, three of her own, and her six youngest brothers and sisters whom she took into her family.

As a young lady, Therese worked in the Lewiston mills. She then opened a ceramic and craft business in her home which she owned and operated for 25 years. Later on she went to manage Big Apple stores for many years.

Therese was predeceased by her parents; and brothers Bruce, Paul, Camille, and Gile Albert.

She is survived by her husband, John C. Howes Sr., of Sabattus; her son John C. Howes Jr., and wife Bonnie of Lewiston; two daughters Tina M. Boulette and husband Patrick of Wales, and Pauline P. Priestly of Sabattus; granddaughter Kayla M. Caron and husband Matt of Lewiston; sisters Nancy A. Albert, and Dianna J. Albert, both of Lewiston; brothers Leo Albert and wife Liz of Portland, Gerald Albert and fiancé Lisa of Lewiston, and James Albert and his fiancé Autumn of North Carolina; and brother-in-law Patrick Howes Sr. and his fiancé Doris Chamberlain of Sebastian, Fl; and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial visitation will be held from 6-7:00pm on Friday March 20th, and will be followed immediately by a memorial service at Funeral Alternatives, 25 Tampa St. Lewiston Maine. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Androscoggin Hospice House, 15 Strawberry Ave. Lewiston, Maine.


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