BATH – Lucille E. Harkins, 91, died peacefully March 8 at Winship Green Nursing Center.  

Born on Aug. 19, 1919, a daughter of Ernest and Marie Gagne Bolduc, she grew up in Lewiston and graduated from Lewiston High School in 1938.

On Aug. 30, 1941, she married Edward A. Harkins and they were lifelong residents of Auburn and Small Point.  

Family was important to her, and she was a nonjudgmental and supportive mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

A skilled seamstress, avid gardener and experienced crafter, she shared her talents with friends and family with grace, dignity and joy.  

She was a communicant of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, a member of the Phippsburg Historical Society and a founding member of the Palmyra Club.

She was predeceased by her husband Edward, who died Dec. 2, 1988, and by two brothers, Zotique and Normand Bolduc.

Surviving are her children, Donald E. Harkins and his wife Karen of Manchester, N.H., and Judith A. Hebert and her husband Denis of Wiscasset; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 12, at St. Mary’s Church, 144 Lincoln St., Bath.  

Arrangements are by David E. Desmond & Son Funeral Home, 638 High St., Bath.

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