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Collette P. Wagner

October 23, 1924 January 5, 2019
Collette P. Wagner
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RUMFORD, ME – Collette P, Wagner, 94, died at her home on Erchles Street in Rumford Saturday, January 5, 2019.
She was born in Rumford, Maine on October 23, 1924, the daughter of Thomas and Marie Rose (Thibodeau) Theriault and graduated from Stephens High School in Rumford Class of 1944.
Collette served as a crossing guard for 11 years and worked as a teacher’s aide for the Rumford School Department for 13 years until her retirement in 1984.
She was a Communicant of Parish of the Holy Savior, St. Athanasius – St John Church; Member of the Daughters of Isabella, Stephens High School Alumni Association, and the Greater Rumford Area Senior Plus. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and wood finishing and watching the Patriots.
Collette was married in Rumford on May 11, 1947 to William G. Wagner, who passed away July 27, 2000. Survivors include a son Robert Wagner and wife Peggy of Howell, NJ; 2 daughters Gisele Martineau and husband Steve of Tolland, CT and Andrea Carey and husband Patrick of Kennebunk; sisters Venise Sexton of MA and Marcelle Miller and husband Roger of Rumford; a brother Russell Theriault of Rumford; 7 grandchildren, Sean, Meghan and Matthew Carey, Karen Wagner Dana and Ryan Wagner, Brian Martineau and Jillian Martineau Kazienko; and 9 Great Grandchildren.
The family would like to thank everyone who lovingly provided her in-home care.
Friends are invited to sign the family guest book and share their thoughts, condolences and fond memories online at
Services will be conducted in the spring. Interment will be in the spring at St. John Cemetery, Rumford. Those who desire, please contribute to Androscoggin Home Health and Hospice, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240 in her memory. Arrangements are under the care of the MEADER & SON FUNERAL HOME, CREMATION AND MONUMENT SERVICES, 3 Franklin St., P. O. Box 537, Rumford, ME 04276.

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St John Cemetery Final Resting Place

Isthmus Road
Rumford, ME

Isthmus Road Rumford ME
United States

Memorial Contribution

Androscoggin Home Health Care & Hospice

15 Strawberry Ave
Lewiston, ME

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