BIDDEFORD — Irene T. Goulet, 87, of Biddeford, died Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, at St. Andre’s Health Care Facility, where she was treated like family.

She was born March 30, 1928, in Biddeford, a daughter of Amedee and Delina (Roy) Marcoux, and was educated locally.

On Aug. 2, 1947, she married J. Roger (V8) Goulet at St. Andre’s Church in Biddeford.

Irene had been employed at York Manufacturing and Corning Components. She later worked at Maine Cleaners until she was in her mid-70s.

Despite the untimely death of her husband from a snowmobile accident in February of 1973, she led a rich and fulfilling life.

She enjoyed wintering in Florida for many years, where she spent her time there with friends and family playing golf (where she shot a hole in one once), going to the beach, and shooting pool at Americana Cove in St. Petersburg, where her winter home was located. She also enjoyed travel to places such as Hawaii, the Caribbean, Spain and California.

Irene could also often be seen during the summer months in Maine sitting on the riding lawnmower, mowing her children’s lawn on the property she loved off the Saco River in Biddeford. It was an activity she enjoyed until her illness.

Irene is preceded in death by: her husband, Roger (V8) Goulet; son-in-law, Dennis Morin; two sisters, Rita and Lucille; and two brothers, Edgar and Robert.

She is survived by: a daughter, Constance Morin of Coplin Plantation; two sons, Michael Goulet and his wife Mary Jane, and Timothy Goulet and his wife Nancy, all of Biddeford; three grandchildren, Blakesley Morin and his fiancée, Ashley Gulier, Corinne Lamb and her husband Kevin, and Zachary Goulet; a sister, Rachel Stewart of St. Petersburg, Florida; four brothers, Raymond Marcoux of New Haven, Connecticut, Donald Marcoux of Vasselboro, Richard Marcoux of Biddeford, and Roland Marcoux of Biddeford; along with many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be 9-10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 12, at Hope Memorial Chapel, 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME, 04005. A funeral service will follow at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford.

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In lieu of flowers, donations in Irene’s memory may be made to St. Andre’s Health Care Facility, 407 Pool St., Biddeford, ME, 04005; or to the Alzheimer’s Association, Maine Chapter, 383 U.S. Route 1, Suite 2C, Scarborough, ME, 04074.