MADAWASKA – Priscilla Lamarre, 82, of Soldier Pond, died peacefully Friday, July 15, 2005, at a Madawaska nursing care facility following a long illness. She was born April 25, 1923, in Fort Kent, to George and Alice (Babin) Dufour. She was married for more than 59 years to Edmond Lamarre until his death in 2002, and together they raised eight children. Mrs. Lamarre, who lived to serve the Lord and others, was an active member of St. Joseph’s Parish in Soldier Pond and Wallgrass. She served as a eucharistic minister, taught CCD classes, and participated in the church choir for many years. She was also a member of the Ladies of St. Anne and a past recipient of the Mother of the Year award in her parish. She made her Cursillo and is now enjoying her 5th Day. In addition to raising her children, she worked for many years at the Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent. In her spare time, she enjoyed cooking, knitting, singing, and spending time with her family. Mrs. Lamarre is survived by four daughters and four sons, Joan Caron of New Canada, Maine, Nancy Lamarre-Libby of Bangor, Wilman Lamarre of Wilton, Gerry Lamarre of Castle Rock, Wash., Norina Smart of Carmel, Susan Giffard of North Yarmouth, Alvin Lamarre of Los Angeles, Calif., and John Lamarre of Barrington, N.H.; 14 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister, Leona Pelkey of Old Town; and three brothers, Phillip Dufour of Arizona, Patrick Dufour of Old Town, and Bertram Dufour of Old Town. Friends and family may call Monday from noon until the time of service at the Daigle and Nadeau Funeral Home in Fort Kent. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 2 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Church in Soldier Pond with the Rev. Paul Labree, officiating. Burial will follow in the Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her name to The Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 163 Lancaster St., Suite 160B, Portland, ME 04101 or by phone toll free at 800-660-2871.