Rina C. Gagnon


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Madawaska - Rina C. Gagnon, 73, died on March 14, 2019, at a Bangor hospital. She was born November 27, 1945, in Clair, New Brunswick, daughter of Aime and Leana (Boucher) Marquis.

After graduating from the École de Formation Infirmière in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Rina touched many lives as a registered nurse for 40 years. She worked her last years as a home health care nurse taking care of patients in the St. John Valley. She was also a long-standing member of The Optimist Club of Madawaska.

Rina is survived by her two children, Paul Gagnon and his wife, Tina, and Lisa Gagnon, all of Bangor, two beloved grandchildren, Emily and Samuel, whom she loved to spoil and share jokes with; four brothers and sisters, Jeanne, Rita, Roger, Mona and their extended families. In addition to her parents and her husband Raynold, Rina was predeceased by her sister, Thérèse and her brother, Gerald.

A mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Michael's Chapel in St. Agatha, in June of 2019, with the burial in the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou, at a date and time to be announced. Those who wish to remember Rina in a special way can donate gifts in her memory to The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, 516 North Adams Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301. Condolences to the family may be expressed at BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on March 22, 2019
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Elizabeth Picard
Apr 07, 2019
Fond memories of the time spent in nursing school
Cecile ( Levasseur) & Michel Paillard
Apr 07, 2019
Sincères sympathies à toute la famille! So sorry for your loss!
Dave and Jan Lee
Mar 24, 2019
Paul, Lisa and family, we are saddened to hear of the passing of your mom. We hold, within our hearts, wonderful memories of Ray and Rina, as they were neighbors we truly cherished. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. RIP Madame Rina!
Pierre ét Fernande Lang March 24 2019
Mar 24, 2019
Elle a bien vénue chez nous une grande chum à ma sœur Bernadette R I P Rina Symphathies à la famille Gagnon et Marquis
Rino L.Long
Mar 24, 2019
Même école, même paroisse durant les années 50 à Clair, N.-B.

Merci pour ton dévouement.

Bon repos éternel.

Jean Gagnon also known as John
Mar 23, 2019
Thank you Rina for being in my life.
I am Raynold. Brother will miss them both.
Sorry for your loss.
Claudette Gagnon
Mar 23, 2019
My deepest sympathiy to the family. Raynald couldn’t live without his Rena so he came to get her. God bless you both!
Gloria Labrecque
Mar 23, 2019
My heart felt condolences and prayers for all at this difficult time.
Blessings of peace.