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Althea Elizabeth (Sands) Goulette
DEXTER- Althea Elizabeth (Sands) Goulette, 88, died November 27, 2013, at Mayo Regional Hospital in Dover-Foxcroft, surrounded by her family. She was born in Dexter, July 16, 1925, the daughter of Carl and Julia (Clukey) Sands.

She worked for many years at Dexter Shoe Company in Dexter. She was a past member of the Antique Automobile Association; and was a communicant of St. Anne's Catholic Church in Dexter. Althea was a big fan of the Dexter Tigerís sports teams and attended many games. She loved spending time with her family and attended as many events as she could. She enjoyed the outdoors, walks in the woods, reading, parties, picnics and parades.

She was predeceased by her husband, Rudolph Goulette; 3 brothers, Everett, Ronald, and Merle; and a sister, Isabelle.

She is survived by 3 sons and their wives, Peter and Barbie Haskell of Dexter, William and Arlene Haskell of Wells, and Michael and Darlene Haskell of Harmony; 2 daughters and their husbands, Cherie and Allen Laferriere of Hagerstown, MD, and Priscilla of Wells, ME and Russell Outhuse of Alexandria, VA; a special step-son, Peter Goulette of N. Newport; a brother, Galan Sands and his wife, Mary of Dexter; a sister, Ruth Dow of Dexter; sisters in-law, Lillian Sands, and Jackie Sands, both of Dexter; a brother-in-law, George Sampson of Newington, CT; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great grandchildren. She loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, but was especially proud to have lived long enough to see her 2 great great grandsons. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews, including a special niece, Rita Hitchcock of Dexter.

Friends may call 6 to 8 PM, Monday, December 2, 2013, at Crosby & Neal, 61 Main Street in Dexter. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 AM, Tuesday, at St. Anneís Catholic Church in Dexter. Burial will be in the Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Dexter.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Our Ladyís Kitchen, c/o Our Lady of the Snows Parish, P. O. Box 193, Dexter, ME 04930.

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