Priscilla G. Belanger

Priscilla G. Belanger, who worked in the Bowdoin business office for thirty years and retired as bursar in 1985, died on October 12, 2013, at Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick, Maine.

She was born in Brunswick on March 21, 1922, and graduated from Brunswick High School in 1938. She worked at Grant’s Department Store, Gosselin’s Furniture Store, Dave’s Tailor Shop, and Bernier’s Lumber Shop before joining Bowdoin. She also volunteered at Mid Coast Hospital for many years. She was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, where she was a eucharistic minister, and she was a member of the Daughters of Isabella, Kennebec Art Club, and Merrymeeting Art Association. She started painting after retirement and sold many of her watercolors and oil paintings at art shows and exhibits. She is survived by daughter Pauline Beaudoin, son David Belanger, sister Constance Elia, brother Antoine Bernier, step-brother Dana Storer, five grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren. She was predeceased in 1989 by her husband of forty-eight years, Raoul L. Belanger; sister Rhea Pelkey; and brothers Andre, Remi, Armand, Robert, Evariste, Edward, and Henry Bernier.

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