MADAWASKA – Melessie D. Fongemie, 89, passed away Sept. 18, 2008, at a Fort Kent health care facility. She was born Feb. 24, 1919, in Frenchville, daughter of David and Salome (Fongemie) Dionne. Mrs. Fongemie enjoyed knitting, cooking and baking. She is survived by one daughter, Diane Fongemie of Fort Kent; one son, Paul Fongemie and his wife, Elaine, of Madawaska; two stepgrandchildren, Jason and his companion, Amy Rossignol, and Danielle Clukey and her husband, Shane; and one great-stepgrandson, Garrett. She was predeceased by her beloved husband of 51 years, Euclide Fongemie, in December 1997; and 10 siblings. Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 23, at St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Friends and relatives may call 6-8 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday until the time of services at Daigle Funeral Home. Interment will be at the parish cemetery. Contributions in Mrs. Fongemie’s memory may be made to Northern Maine Medical Center Guild, care of Claire Moss, 194 East Main St., Fort Kent, ME 04743.