BIDDEFORD ”“ Dorothy R. Jalbert, 89, of Biddeford, died Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015 at Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

She was born Sept. 6, 1925 in Biddeford, a daughter of Romeo and Aurore (Mor-issette) Berube, and was educated at St. Andre’s School.

On Aug. 5, 1943, she married Emilian Jalbert at St. Andre’s Church.

She had been employed at the Saco-Lowell textile mills as a young woman. Later, she was employed for 22 years at Kesslen Shoe.

She had been a member of St. Andre’s Church.

She loved Moxie, crossword puzzles, detective shows, knitting, swing music and anything chocolate. She enjoyed shopping and adored her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Dorothy is preceded in death by: her husband of 53 years, Emilian, in 1997; sons, Donald in 1998, Leo Paul in 2005, and Robert in 2012; and a sister, Doris Tramp in 2008.

She is survived by: six grandchildren, Scott, Tim, Heather, Crystal, Randy, and Jen; eight great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Priscilla Dube of Biddeford.

Visiting hours will be 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm St., Biddeford.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday at St. Anne’s Chapel in St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dorothy’s memory are recommended to: Gosnell Memorial Hospice, 11 Hunnewell Road, Scarborough, ME 04074.

Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. To share condolences online, visit