Midell P. Garneau
LEWISTON –- Midell P. Garneau, 89, died on September 10, 2011 at the Central Maine Medical Center. She was a resident of the Ridge Road in Peru.
Born in Mexico on January 10, 1922, she was a daughter of the late Harry Eastman and Avis Whitman. She attended Mexico, schools.
She was an avid painter and also loved to write books, sew, cook, play cards. She was a member of the Peru Baptist Church where she was also a Sunday School teacher.
She was married in Dixfield in April of 1946 to John Garneau, who died in 2003. Survivors include five daughters, Paula Martin and her husband, John “Petou” and their daughter, Tammy Hubbard, Avis Richard and her companion, Junior Belskis of Mexico, Doris Lathrop and her companion, Mike Heinderstrom of Kittery, Joyce Gaudet of Florida and Jeannie Duguay of Mexico; a son, Larry Garneau of Rumford; a sister-in-law, Ida Packard and her husband, Donald of Sebago; daughter-in-law, Nancy Garneau of North Carolina; 14 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren; four sisters-in-law, Margaret Blunda of Peru, Audrey Garneau of Peru, Beverly Powell of Peru, and Priscilla Hildgenberg and her husband, Donald of Florida.
Graveside services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday at the Knox Cemetery in Peru with Pastor Shepard Swain officiating. Those who desire may contribute to the Peru Baptist Church, P.O. Box 22, Peru, ME 04290 in her memory.