Dorothy M. Chenard
FARMINGTON -- Dorothy M. Chenard, 82, formerly of Raymond Street in Rumford, passed away on April 3, 2013 at Sandy River Nursing Care Center in Farmington, following a long illness with family at her side.
She was born in Mexico on June 16, 1930, a daughter of Charles N. and Delima M. (Gallant) Brown. Dorothy was educated in Mexico schools and was a graduate of Mexico High School Class of 1947.
She married Ernest “Chendy” Chenard in October of 1949. Together they celebrated 49 years of marriage; he passed away in 1998.
She was employed for several years as a sales clerk at Sears Roebuck.
Dorothy was a communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior. She enjoyed bowling, reading, gardening, fishing and her trips to Las Vegas.
Surviving are her children, Catherine M. Briggette of Farmington, Carol A. Tremblay of Cape Elizabeth, Jacqueline E. Arsenault of New Portland, and Gregory J. Chenard and wife, Reinette of South Rumford; a sister, Barbara DeSalle of Florida; and seven grandchildren, Lindy, Monica, Kristen, Mario, Maria, Elizabeth and Jay.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband. Ernest; daughter, Elizabeth Chenard; two sons, Christian and William Chenard; four brothers, Harold, Richard, Kenneth, and William; and a sister, Vivian Roberts.