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Georgette Holmquist

February 8, 1932 January 25, 2019
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MEXICO – Mrs. Georgette Leona Bellegarde Holmquist, 86, passed away Friday January 25, 2019 at her residence on Roxbury Road in Mexico surrounded by her family.
Born in Andover, Maine on February 8, 1932 she was a daughter of Cyrille and Grace (Tanguay) Bellegarde. She was a graduate of Stephens High School class of 1952 and went on to get a certification in Mechanics and CNA.
She worked all her life until she retired at 67 years old. She worked cleaning offices and homes with her mother. She had the opportunity to work for the “SNOW’S” in Old Orchard Beach as a Nanny when she was a teenager. She worked for Androscoggin Home Health Care as a CNA and for Rumford Hospital.
Georgette loved to travel and experience seeing the United States. She enjoyed hiking, swimming, sewing and many other activities. She loved camping at Dummer’s Beach with her family in the summer.
She married the love of her life, Clifford Nils Holmquist, Sr. on May 17, 1952 in Mexico, ME
Survivors include three sons, George of Boca Raton, FL, Craig of Peru, Paul and his wife Kristi of Dixfield; five daughters, Candace Holmquist, Valerie Marston and husband Garry, Melody Holmquist, Jacqueline Pettegrow and husband Gene, Andrea Holmquist all of Mexico ; brothers Conrad Bellegarde and wife Lois of Mexico, Lionel Bellegarde and wife Gloria of Clarksville, VA, Reginald Bellegarde of Rumford, Roland Bellegarde and wife Mary Ann of Rumford, Fern Bellegarde of Rumford, Pete Bellegarde of Dixfield; a sister, Mary Jane Gauvin of Springfield, MA; 16 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her loving husband Clifford, their son Clifford, Jr., her parents, sisters, Theresa Prevost and Frances Gallant, two brothers Eugene and Norman Bellegarde and great grandchild Christopher Dale.
Friends and family are invited to sign the online guest book and share memories with the family at
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 AM Thursday January 31, 2019 at the Parish of The Holy Savior St Athanasius St John Church in Rumford. Interment in the spring will be in the Demeritt Cemetery in Peru. Friends and family are invited to call at the Meader & Son Funeral home 3 Franklin St Rumford, ME on Wednesday from 4-8 PM

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4:00 PM 1/30/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/30/2019 8:00:00 PM
Meader & Son Funeral Home

3 Franklin Street
Rumford, ME

Meader & Son Funeral Home
3 Franklin Street Rumford ME
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 1/31/2019 10:00:00 AM
Parish of The Holy Savior St. Athanasius - St. John Church

Maine Ave
Rumford, ME

Parish of The Holy Savior St. Athanasius - St. John Church
Maine Ave Rumford ME
United States

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Demerritt Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Peru, ME

West Peru ME
United States

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