Eva T. Grondin
RUMFORD -- Eva T. Grondin, 94, formerly of Dalton Avenue in Mexico, passed away on February 28, 2013 at Rumford Hospital following a brief illness.
She was born in Rumford on March 17, 1918, a daughter of Peter and Yvonne (Molleur) Thibodeau. Eva was educated in Mexico schools and was a graduate of Mexico High School Class of 1938.
She married Roland Grondin on June 13, 1942 in Hattisburg, Mississippi. Together they celebrated 45 years of marriage.
She was employed for five years with Oxford Paper Company and later was employed in Quality Control at Diamond Match Co. for 22 years.
Eva was a former member of the Snowshoe Club and the Eagles Auxillary. She enjoyed quilting, rug braiding and crafts of all kind.
Surviving are her children, Roland H. Grondin of West Palm Beach, FL, Ted M. Grondin and wife, Eveline of Sarasota, FL, Bunny Morris of Rumford, and Elizabeth L. Litalien and husband, Jerry of Mexico; 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband; two sisters, Marian Degilorma and Gloria Richard;and two brothers, Homer and Levi Thibodeau.
The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Rumford Community Home and Rumford Hospital for the wonderful care given to Eva.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday at SG Thibault Funeral Home, 250 Penobscot St., Rumford. Spring interment will be in Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta. If so desired, contributions in Eva’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 51 U.S. Route 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074.